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Wuxtry Records has ties to band R.E.M.

August 16, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Mike Turner, the manager of Wuxtry Records in downtown Athens spends his day in late March prepping a local band's records for release. Guitarist Peter Buck of the band R.E.M. used to work in Wuxtry, where he's said to have first met Michael Stipe, who later become the band's lead singer, long before the two became members of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

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