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Exclusive: Watch R.E.M.’s ‘Country Feedback’ With Neil Young at 1998 Bridge School Benefit


On October 24, Reprise Records will release The Bridge School Concerts, a retrospective CD/DVD package that culls together a slew of the annual nonprofit charity concert series’ best moments in celebration of its 25th anniversary. SPIN is exclusively bringing you one such moment: a clip of the now-defunct R.E.M. digging into Out of Time cut “Country Feedback” in 1998, with benefit organizer Neil Young stepping in to provide some especially chilling guitar leads. The Bridge School, which educates children with severe speech and physical impairments, is set to receive all sales of the package.

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