Westerberg’s Wedding Songs

Marriage: it's why we're gathered here today. It only makes sense that the most common of lyrical subjects, love, would see its supposed apex, the wedding, represented time and time again in popular song. But two's company, three's a crowd and rarely is a wedding simply about just the folks getting hitched. Otherwise, why bother asking if anyone objects to the union?

At two bookend points of his career with the Replacements, Paul Westerberg tackled weddings from the perspective of a man in the audience who is an ex of the bride-to-be, and looking . . .

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