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2010-05-18 09:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/I.R.S. for the July 13 release of an expanded 25th Anniversary 2CD and digital edition of the band's 1985 album, Fables Of The Reconstruction. The new edition features the digitally remastered original album, plus 14 previously unreleased demo recordings, cut prior to the album's studio sessions, including one long-sought track that has never been released. The commemorative release also adds insightful new liner...

2009-05-04 12:03:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckoning "confirms R.E.M. as one of the most beautifully exciting groups on the planet," wrote NME in 1984. R.E.M.'s second full-length album also prompted The Washington Post to proclaim that "there isn't an American band worth following more than R.E.M." Twenty-five years later, Reckoning remains a fan favorite for capturing R.E.M. during the youthful freshness of a new, fiercely independent American music scene. The two-CD Reckoning - Deluxe...

2008-06-14 15:00:16

By RICK MASSIMO MANSFIELD, Mass. -- Bands who haven't been around as long as R.E.M. are getting judged on whether they've "still got" what they had all those years ago, whereas it seems an inept question in R.E.M.'s case -- particularly after they tore through the speedy "Living Well Is the Best Revenge," from this year's Accelerate album, to open their show last night at the Comcast Center. The work of the Athens, Ga.-based band (with permanent and original members singer Michael Stipe,...

2006-09-05 11:06:17

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - R.E.M. will perform three songs with original drummer Bill Berry to celebrate its induction into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, to be held September 16 in Atlanta. Berry has played only three times with his longtime colleagues since exiting the band in 1997, most prominently at the October 2005 wedding of R.E.M. guitar tech Dewitt Burton. At that performance, the foursome played a seven-song set of classic early material, including "Sitting...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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