Category Archives: R.E.M.

Watch R.E.M. rehearse for their 1991 SNL appearance

Check out this video which shows various rehearsal takes of R.E.M. performing ‘Losing My Religion’ & ‘Shiny Happy People’ (w/ Kate Pierson) from Saturday Night Live, Season 16 Episode 17, it was shown LIVE on April 13, 1991 with host … Continue reading

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R.E.M. – ‘Dead Letter Office’ – April 27, 1987

‘Dead Letter Office’ from R.E.M. was released on April 27, 1987. Dead Letter Office is a rarities and B-sides collection which includes cover’s from such artists as The Velvet Underground, Roger Miller and Aerosmith.

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40 Albums Turning 30 in 2017

      30 years ago, the world was a very different place. The U.S. was being run by former movie actor Ronald Reagan,  Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar, The Simpsons cartoon first appears as a series of shorts on The … Continue reading

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It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

That’s great, it starts with an earthquake Birds and snakes, and aeroplanes And Lenny Bruce is not afraid Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn World serves its own needs, Don’t mis-serve your own needs Speed it up a … Continue reading

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R.E.M. ‘Fables of the Reconstruction’ – Released June 10, 1985

Read the original Rolling Stone Magazine review below from June 20, 1985 written by Parke Puterbaugh One time, Jack Kerouac asked William Burroughs to read and react to something he’d written. Burroughs did so, and said he liked what he … Continue reading

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