Bob Stinson

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Birthday
17, 1959
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Feb 18, 1995 (35)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1959
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Feb 18, 1995 (35)

About

Lead guitarist and founding member of the alternative rock group, The Replacements.

Before Fame

He met his future bandmate Chris Mars in 1978 and, together with Stinston's twelve year-old half-brother on the guitar, the trio formed Dogbreath.

Trivia

After a botched gig at a church, when several of them came out on stage drunk, his group changed their name to The Replacements.

Family Life

He gave his half-brother his first guitar the same year he started Dogbreath.

Associated With

As part of The Replacements, he influenced the likes of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls.