R.E.M.: Talk about the Passion : an Oral History

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Da Capo Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 228 pages
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The voices of nearly sixty R.E.M. insiders - friends, musicians, producers, and industry colleagues - comprise an unusual, unadulterated history of one of rock's most innovative, integrity-driven bands. Besides new photos and an updated discography, the author has added two new chapters that discuss recent events: the making of Monster and New Adventures in Hi-Fi; the band's first world tour in five years; drummer Bill Berry's aneurysm and departure from the band; the controversial dismissal of R.E.M.'s manager Jefferson Ho

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Review: REM: Talk About the Passion

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

I read this for research on an article I wrote about the sleeve artwork of REM's early records. More enlightening than the recent Replacements oral history, but too much of the book focuses on if ... Read full review

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Still in my REM phase. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Denise Sullivan has worked as a DJ, as a columnist at the Contra Costa Times, as a journalist, and in the publicity and marketing areas of the record industry. She lives in San Francisco.

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