You’d never have predicted it, back when Tommy Stinson started playing in a Rock N Roll band as a teenager, that he’d eventually evolve into a credible Americana-Country songwriter. However, this fact is undeniable after listening to Wronger, his duo album with friend and guitarist Chip Roberts. Under the name, Cowboys in the Campfire these two have given us 10 fun, funny and heartfelt country-ish songs.
Now in his 50s, did Stinson ever imagine he’d one day be a kind of elder statesman, mentoring and producing young bands as well writing such mature, memorable music? “Not really,” he said. “And that’s mostly because I don’t think me or anyone else thought we were gonna reach adulthood.”
After beginning his career with The Replacements, Stinson went on to play in Guns N’ Roses and another legendary Minnesota band, Soul Asylum. Prior to this latest venture, Stinson also made some great noise with his band BASH & POP