Bertis was doing some research this morning on the estimable and invaluable The R.E.M. Timeline (thanks Chris Hartstonge and team), and he came upon this from 32 years ago:
8-16 December 1983 – Studio A, Reflection Sound Studios, Charlotte, NC
Tracks recorded: Harborcoat / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Time After Time (Annelise) / Second Guessing / Letter Never Sent / Camera / (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville / Little America / Ages Of You / Burning Down / Windout / Windout (w/ Jefferson Holt & Bertis Downs) / White Tornado / Mystery To Me / Voice Of Harold / Burning Hell (Instrumental)
notes: Recording Sessions for Reckoning, with Mitch Easter and Don Dixon
Happy December everyone–and a festive season of light to all from your friends at REMHQ extended.
Photo: R.E.M., NYC (Chinatown) 1983 by our dear friend ÃÂ© Laura Levine … follow her @LauraLevinePix on Twitter and on Facebook; by the way, this photo is one of many of Laura’s included in “R.E.M. By MTV”