Thirty two years ago today, soundcheck for The Longest Day (thanks The R.E.M. Timeline): For the rest, please go here.
An Inaugural Memory
Well here we are in the years— this was the story from 24 years ago, dateline Washington DC in a different time— the one and only appearance of Automatic Baby, Larry and Adam of U2 with Mike and Michael of R.E.M. For the rest, please go here.
It was eleven years ago today . . . .2016
When R.E.M. played twice in one day— Live 8 at Hyde Park in London mid-afternoon, then about 7 hours and a quick flight later at the St Gallen Festival in Switzerland. For the rest, please go here.
Late night TO with Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie and Lots of Friends -2016
It was a very fun and musical night in downtown Toronto at the stately Roy Thomson Hall as Mike Mills premiered his Concerto for Rock Band, Violin and String Orchestra with the help of his old friend, the magnificent Robert McDuffie, plus his newly constituted band of Athens friends and pros William Tonks, Patrick Ferguson … Continue reading Late night TO with Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie and Lots of Friends -2016
August 11, 1995: Third Time’s the Charm in Prague
August 11, 1995: It was twenty years ago today: the third time really was a charm. After postponements occasioned by Bill’s brain surgery in March and Mike’s gut surgery in July, R.E.M. FINALLY got to play their show in Prague (although Michael was not exactly feeling fine during the show); one of my favorite photographs … Continue reading August 11, 1995: Third Time’s the Charm in Prague
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