It Happened Today

Album: Collapse Into Now (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Joel Gibb of the Canadian band The Hidden Cameras add backing vocals to this mandolin-led strummer. The members of R.E.M. have long been friends with the Pearl Jam frontman. Vedder has frequently joined the trio onstage at R.E.M. concerts, and he inducted the Athens group into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

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