By Jeremy Essig
Steven Cohen Tommy Stinson, music's Kevin Bacon.
All crossroads of modern music pass through Tommy Stinson.
Best known as either "That fourteen-year-old who played bass in the Replacements" or "That guy in the suspenders Axl replaced Duff with in Guns 'N Roses," Stinson has one other claim to fame: He's music's version of Kevin Bacon.
Like how any actor can be traced back to Bacon in six steps, any post-Beatles artist can be connected to Stinson through performance, production or writing credits in the same amount of links.More »