Slug: rem-by-listserv Date: 2011-09-23 Title: R.E.M. by Listserv layout: post

Back in the day (1994), we had to get our R.E.M. information from the listserv (that’s email for you kids) run out of Lynchburg College in Virginia.

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I’ve carried this manila folder containing the R.E.M. FAQ and 3/4” of lyrics around from place to place while finishing college, working in Europe, getting engaged, married, moving 3 times, adopting 3 kids, to the day R.E.M. broke up.

This was how I learned to love them and their music, and I’m never getting rid of it.