Bob Mehr is the music critic for The Commercial Appeal and a longtime correspondent for MOJO magazine. He contributed liner notes to the Grammy-winning Big Star box set Keep an Eye on the Sky, and has written essays for reissues by the Replacements, Kinks, Warren Zevon, the Dixie Chicks, Al Green and many others. A native of Los Angeles, he lives in Memphis, Tennessee. His 2016 book, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements, was a New York Times bestseller.