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R.E.M.: Murmur

John Morthland, Creem, July 1983

I KEEP HEARING about the rise of the new garage bands, who draw their inspiration from the original punks, those brash, anarchistic, one-hit bands so plentiful in the mid-sixties and now preserved on such anthologies as the pathbreaking Nuggets and the Pebbles series.

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