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xmas song of the day - “Deck The Halls” | R.E.M. | 1988.

Happy Holidays!  Since it’s the first year of my blog, and since it’s the last year for my Annual Holiday Show on my little 20-year-old 80s radio program, STUCK IN THE 80s (on WMPG community radio in Portland, Maine), I wanted to present to you THE 31 DAYS OF 80s XMAS SONGS, or, 31 of my favorite 80s holiday musical treats. 242 more words

Stuck In The 80s

Song 4: The Man Who Sold The World

At the end of the March, a major tribute to Bowie took place at New York’s Carnegie Hall. It had been planned before Bowie’s death, but sold out within minutes of the news, and became a fitting tribute to the man’s music, as we slowly came to terms with the reality. 97 more words

Music

Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.

Link to song

Today marks the 8 year anniversary of my grandad’s passing. I was 13 years old and it was my first time experiencing the death of someone close to me. 428 more words

Music

R.E.M. - Album Reviews

R.E.M reviews are now available at Fyfeopedia Music Reviews.

R.E.M. emerged in the wake of punk, and started their career as an insular Indie band, with cryptic albums that enjoyed a cult following. 341 more words

Reviews

'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe

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

by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe

“…Team by team, reporters baffled, trumped, tethered, cropped… 84 more words

Poetry

R.E.M. - Out of Time, 25th Anniversary Edition

It’s rejuvenating to have R.E.M. back in the spotlight with media press events, interviews etc. They are working to promote the 25th Anniversary deluxe reissue of  their break through… 124 more words

R.E.M.