Tommy Stinson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tommy Stinson Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth October 6, 1966
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Salt and Pepper

Tommy Stinson is an American musician and songwriter who is known for serving as the bass guitarist for the rock band, The Replacements, as well as for having been a part of the celebrated hard rock band, Guns N’ Roses. Over the years, Tommy Stinson has worked on several albums and other projects including Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the TrashPleased to Meet MeLet It BeDon’t Tell a SoulVillage Gorilla HeadThe Silver Lining, and Chinese Democracy.

Born Name

Thomas Eugene Stinson

Nick Name

Tommy

Tommy Stinson taking a car selfie in July 2017
Tommy Stinson taking a car selfie in July 2017 (Tommy Stinson / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

San Diego, ‎San Diego County, California, United States

Residence

Hudson, Columbia County, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Tommy Stinson studied at West High School but later dropped out to join The Replacements and tour with the group.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter

Family

  • Mother – Anita Stinson
  • Others – Bob Stinson (Older Half-Brother) (Musician)
Tommy Stinson (Corner Left) performing with The Replacements at Riot Fest Toronto on August 25, 2013
Tommy Stinson (Corner Left) performing with The Replacements at Riot Fest Toronto on August 25, 2013 (bradalmanac / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Manager

Tommy Stinson is represented by APA Agency, New York, United States.

Genre

Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, Pop Rock, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock

Instruments

Bass Guitar, Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Done To Death Music, Twin/Tone Records, Sire Records, Reprise Records, Warner Bros., Medium Cool, Restless Records, Rykodisc, Sanctuary, Legacy, Interscope Records, Geffen Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tommy Stinson has dated –

  1. Daune Elizabeth Earle

Race / Ethnicity

White

Tommy Stinson (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Ben Simmons in April 2018
Tommy Stinson (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Ben Simmons in April 2018 (Tommy Stinson / Instagram)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thin lips
  • Often wears a hat
Tommy Stinson as seen while performing in Texas, United States in October 2016
Tommy Stinson as seen while performing in Texas, United States in October 2016 (H. Michael Karshis / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Tommy Stinson Facts

  1. He was 11 years old when he started to learn the bass.
  2. It was his brother, Bob, who formed the rock band, The Replacements, which also comprised of musicians such as Paul Westerberg, Chris Mars, Slim Dunlap, and Steve Foley.
  3. The Replacements previously went by the name ‘The Impediments’ but they had to change it after they gave a drunken performance, without Tommy Stinson, at a church hall gig in June 1980.
  4. With The Replacements, Tommy Stinson released his debut studio album, Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash, on August 25, 1981, via Twin/Tone Records. The album comprised of songs such as I Hate MusicOttoTakin’ a RideCareless, and Love You Till Friday and was reviewed as “one of the best LPs the entire scene produced in the early ’80s” by Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic.
  5. He formed the alternative rock band, Bash & Pop, in 1992.
  6. As a solo artist, Tommy Stinson released his debut studio album, Village Gorilla Head, on July 27, 2004, via Sanctuary Records and it included songs such as Not a Moment Too Soon, Someday, and Light of Day while also featuring artists like Richard Fortus and Dizzy Reed. The album received fairly positive reviews including the one by John D. Luerssen of Rolling Stone, who stated “Stinson’s first real solo disc is a stunning achievement” and “No matter that Village took five years to build, these are concise, consistently great songs that suddenly find Stinson in the same league with players like Ryan Adams and Josh Rouse.”
  7. One of Tommy Stinson’s high school classmates included the songwriter, singer, and producer, Dave Pirner, of Soul Asylum.

Featured Image by Tommy Stinson / Instagram

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