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Band: R.E.M. Album: Reckoning Best song: “So. Central Rain” is near-perfect and one of my favorite songs. “7 Chinese Bros.” is great. Worst song: “Little America” isn’t great.” Like a lot people my age, Jim Henson’s creations were a huge part of my youth. Having been partially raised by TV, I watched the tapes of […]

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