Happy 50th Birthday, Michael Stipe

January 4th, 2010 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Today, January 4th, 2010, marks the 50th birthday of R.E.M. frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael Stipe. The singer may not look a day over 37, but on this date in 1960 in Decatur, Georgia, the man who brought the music world Murmur, Monster and “Man on the Moon” was born. To celebrate a half-century of Stipe, we dive into the Rolling Stone archives to unearth some R.E.M.-related stories. Plus, check after the jump to watch Stipe in all his live glory.

• From Art School to the Hall of Fame: R.E.M. Give a Tour of Their Discography
• R.E.M. Look Back
• Cover Story: R.E.M.’s New Adventures
• The Rolling Stone Interview: Michael Stipe
• Cover Story: R.E.M.’s Brave New World

“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

“The One I Love”

“Man on the Moon” from R.E.M.’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony


Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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