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Robert Dean Lurie, Verse Chorus Press, 14 August 2019

In Begin the Begin: R.E.M.'s Early Years, author Robert Dean Lurie turns back the clock to the formative years of the wildly influential group, tracing their origins back to the fertile Athens, Georgia rock scene, investigating the formative influence of the South in their work, and talking to a host of observers from those days.

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