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Paul Westerberg

Paul Westerberg



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Hometown: St.Paul, MN (USA)

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Paul Westerberg (born December 31, 1959) is an American musician, best known as the former lead singer and songwriter of The Replacements, one of the seminal alternative rock bands of the 1980s. He launched a solo career after the dissolution of that band. In recent years, he has cultivated a more independent–minded approach, primarily recording his music at home in his basement.

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The Replacements

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Paul Westerberg 3oclockreep

Paul Westerberg

3oclockreep (2008)

self-released

Paul Westerberg live in Chicago

Paul Westerberg

live in Chicago (2005)

live show

Paul Westerberg Dead Man Shake (as Grandpaboy)

Paul Westerberg

Dead Man Shake (as Grandpaboy) (2003)

Fat Possum

Paul Westerberg Stereo/Mono

Paul Westerberg

Stereo/Mono (2002)

Vagrant Records

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