Happy Birthday Michael Stipe!

It’s Michael’s birthday today and here are special birthday wishes from three lovely people who worked as his direct assistants over the many years:

-I hope this is the beginning of your best, most wonderful year ever! Happy Birthday Michael!! x-amy

-To a visionary, a masterful musician and a quintessential Southern gentleman. And that voice. Happy Birthday, rock star. Can’t wait to see your impact on 2015. All my best, Meredith

-Joyeux Anniversaire Michael, you are still cutting it baby… we are old teenagers for life! Love, David

photo: D. Belisle