Kids Don't Follow

Songfacts®:

  • This was a response song that Paul Westerberg wrote after hearing U2's breakthrough hit "I Will Follow." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Derek - Bridgeport, WV

Comments: 3

  • Mary from Mpls, MnI was at that party - ahhhh the good old days, surprised I still remember some of them ! Special thanks to Don the Baptist for so many of the after hours parties. Bob Stinson also told me the cop was Danny Murphys dad.
  • Mister Whirly from Minneapolis, MnYep, it is Dave Pirner who yells "F*** you man!" - I have personally confirmed it when I talked to Pirner. I actually got him to sign "F*** you man!" on my Stink LP...(He also signed "Best Wishes! - Tommy Stinson" on the inside sleeve too! Yes, we had drank a few cocktails before he did this)
  • Andrew from Bergenfield, NjOn the EP "The Replacements Stink!", the intro to "Kids Don't Follow" contains a bit recorded at an actual live show, where two cops try to break up a drunken bunch of Minneapolis partiers. According to legend, the kid who yells "Hey f--- you!" to the cops is Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner.
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