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Reverend bill funderburk sings ’he cared that much for me’;
Charles surratt introduces his own composition ’on calvary for me’;
’the joy of knowing jesus’ is a song of pure delight featuring john barbee;

The pure tenor quality of the voice of...


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    Sep 3rd, 2011 9:50pm report

    Stipe's just reading the liner notes from an old gospel album the band found in a recording studio.
    This is my favorite of the REM songs because they illustrate that a song can come from anywhere.
    It's also a testament to the talent and skill of the band to make a song (and a good one at that) from seemingly nothing.
    It's like what people say about the acting ability of Sir Lawrence Olivier and how good he was.
    Liner notes? Really?

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