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R.E.M.: Subverting Small Town Boredom

J.D. Considine, Musician, August 1983

ALMOST EVERYBODY else at the Athens, Georgia, Holiday Inn was there for some convention being held at the University of Georgia — seminars in bovine prosthetics or some such. I was there to interview the members of R.E.M. on their home turf and in the process soak up local color.

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