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The Tragically Hip - Up to Here (1989)

When I was young enough to know everything, I despised the song Boots or Hearts.


Country? Hip? To borrow the opening line from the despised song, “Well I think that there’s a problem here!” 609 more words

Favorite Lines #12

I’m pushing an elephant up the stairs
I’m tossing up punch lines that were never there
Over my shoulder a piano falls
Crashing to the ground… 6 more words


On planes I always cry. Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies. I cried over a St. Bernard movie once on a plane. 11 more words

Michael Stipe

On June 10, 1985.

On June 10, 1985, “I.R.S” label released “Fables of the Reconstruction”, the third R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded February – March 1985, and was produced by Joe Boyd. 117 more words

#20: R.E.M - 'Nightswimming' (1992)

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. This song deserves a lot more than that – the high watermark of a band with one of the finest catalogues in modern music. 504 more words

3 Ways Desert Trip Can Top Itself in 2017

By Brian Ives

The much talked about Desert Trip festival—the two-weekend event in October boasting Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Pink Floyd mastermind Roger Waters on its lineup – has sold out according to its… 416 more words