Author: Peter Jesperson

Peter Jesperson has been a music fanatic all his life. Originally from Minneapolis, he began in the music business in 1972 distributing UK rock weekly the NME; ran record store Oar Folkjokeopus ‘73–83; co-founded Twin/Tone Records in 1977; discovered and signed The Replacements in 1980, also co-producing and managing the band; was VP A&R/Production/Catalog for LA-based New West Records 1999-2016. These days Peter freelances in music production, consulting and writing.