Over the weekend Michael Stipe celebrated his 55th birthday. Here’s R.E.M. with their first TV appearance, on Letterman, performing “Radio Free Europe,” in 1983.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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