R.E.M. ‎– The Source - Radio Broadcast July 20, 21 22 1984

NBC Radio ‎– NBC 84-28
2 × Vinyl, LP, Unofficial Release, Promo


1 Moral Kiosk
2 Catapult
2 Hyena
3 Camera
4 Pilgrimage
5 Talk About The Passion
6 Seven Chinese Brothers
7 So. Central Rain
8 Pretty Persuasion
9 Gardening At Night
10 9-9
11 Wind-Out
12 Untitled
13 Radio Free Europe
14 Little America
15 Burning Down
16 Pale Blue Eyes
17 1,000,000
18 So You Wanna Be A RocknRoll Star
19 Carnival
20 Skank


One of the rarest REM collectibles ever, the officially released and band-sanctioned, promotional-only radio show known as “NBC The Source Broadcast.” It is described by the Goldmine Magazine promo records guide as “one of the most collectible radio shows ever."

Professionally recorded live by NBC Radio Young Adult Network at Seattle’s Music Hall on June 27, 1984, it was subsequently pressed onto a double-LP set and distributed to a select handful of American radio stations for broadcast on the weekend of July 20-22, 1984 as part of the syndicated show “The Source.”

The labels on each of the 4 sides have the official Source logo plus “R.E.M. Concert Broadcast Date: July 20, 21, 22, 1984

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MM 9116 R.E.M. Boston 1984(CD, Unofficial) Mistral Music MM 9116 Luxembourg 1991 Sell This Version
6012-4299 R.E.M. We're Blinking Just As Fast As We Can(2xLP, Unofficial) GLC Great Live Concerts 6012-4299 US Unknown Sell This Version
SPLIFF001 R.E.M. Blue(2xLP, Unofficial) Spliff SPLIFF001 UK Unknown Sell This Version
3791/3791 R.E.M. Peasant Dreams(2xLP, Unofficial) Trade Mark Of Quality 3791/3791 US Unknown Sell This Version