During the summer of 1981, R.E.M. recorded its first single, "Radio Free Europe", at producer Mitch Easter 's Drive-In Studios in Winston-Salem, North Carolina . The single was released on the local independent record label Hib-Tone with an initial pressing of one thousand copies, which quickly sold out.  Despite its limited pressing, the single garnered critical acclaim, and was listed as one of the ten best singles of the year by The New York Times . 
" C.R.E.A.M. " (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) is a song by the New York hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan , from their 1993 studio album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) . The song was produced by Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA , and samples The Charmels' 1967 song, "As Long As I've Got You".  "C.R.E.A.M." was released as a single through Loud in early 1994.