The B-52's

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by The B-52's

Biography

The quirky appearance, stage antics and lyrical content of the B-52’s belie a formidable musical ability, as the band’s rhythmically perfect pop songs show many influences, including 50s rock ‘n’ roll, punk and commercial dance music. However, it was the late 70s new wave music fans that took them to their hearts. The band was formed in Athens, Georgia, USA, in 1976, and took their name from the bouffant hairstyles worn by Kate Pierson (27 April 1948, Weehawken, New Jersey,... Read more

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new wave
80s
pop
alternative
rock
post-punk
seen live
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