Episode 660: Live Event – R.E.M. Biographer Robert Dean Lurie, Part 2
August 8, 2019
All music in this episode by R.E.M. off of their 1984 album Reckoning, released on I.R.S. Records.
- “Second Guessing”
- “Rockville (Don’t Go Back To)”
Our interview with musician and writer Robert Dean Lurie continues. We talked to him before his book singing at the Mansion on O in D.C. In today’s episode, Robert reveals a story he’s held onto for over 20 years regarding the meaning behind R.E.M.‘s name. He also presents evidence to back it up.
Check out Robert’s book Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years on Amazon: https://amzn.to/31e6Ci8
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