r.e.m. Archive

23 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 3

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This list features two songs that tried twice to make the Top 40 – and failed both times. “Sail On Sailor” – The Beach Boys – #79 (1973),
17 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts that show what a crock of bull Billboard’s Top 40 can be. Granted, since my self-imposed exile from the Hot 100 in the 2000s, I can’t really comment
19 Nov 2016

Out of Time: 25 Years Later

Yesterday, R.E.M. released the 25th anniversary reissue of their breakthrough album, Out of Time. The album went multiplatinum, selling 18 million copies worldwide, and garnered R.E.M. three Grammy awards – two for the single “Losing My Religion.” It’s hard