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The Essential Memphis Library: The Replacements’ ‘Pleased to Meet Me’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Recorded at Midtown’s Ardent Studios in late 1986 and early 1987, the Replacements’ “Pleased to Meet Me” is a fusion of the Minneapolis’ band’s ramshackle, often poetic post-punk with soul-honed Memphis studio sensibilities. 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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