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The B-52's

January 10th, 2015

Formed:
October, 1976 in Athens, GA

Genre:
Pop

Years Active:
'70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s






The B-52's

Biography

The first of many acts to cement the college town of Athens, GA, as a hotbed of alternative music, the B-52's took their name from the Southern slang for the mile-high bouffant wigs sported by singers Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson, a look emblematic of the band's campy, thrift-store aesthetic. The five-piece group, which also included founding members Fred Schneider, guitarist Ricky Wilson (Cindy's older brother), and drummer Keith Strickland, formed in the mid-'70s after a drunken evening at a Chinese restaurant; the bandmembers had little or no previous musical experience, and performed most of their earliest shows with taped guitar and percussion accompaniment.

Top Albums


1. Live On Stud..

2. The B-52's

3. Cosmic Thing

4. Wild Planet

5. Time Capsule

6. Whammy!

7. Nude On the ..

8. Bouncing Off..

9. With the Wil..

10. Good Stuff

11. Funplex

12. Time Capsule..

13. Juliet of th..

14. Funplex (Rem..

15. The Video Al..

16. Funplex – Si..

17. Time Capsule..

18. Party Mix / ..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Love Shack Cosmic Thing 5:20 $0.69
2.

Rock Lobster B-52's 6:49 $0.69
3.

Roam Cosmic Thing 4:57 $1.29
4.

Love Shack Just Can't Get Enough: .. 5:23 $1.29
5.

Private Idaho Wild Planet 3:36 $1.29
6.

Planet Claire B-52's 4:37 $1.29
7.

Love Shack Time Capsule 5:20 $1.29
8.

Dance This Mess Around B-52's 4:36 $1.29
9.

Rock Lobster Time Capsule 4:53 $1.29
10.

Legal Tender Whammy! 3:40 $1.29
11.

Give Me Back My Man Wild Planet 4:00 $1.29
12.

Channel Z Cosmic Thing 4:50 $1.29
13.

Deadbeat Club Cosmic Thing 4:55 $1.29
14.

52 Girls B-52's 3:36 $1.29
15.

Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland Bouncing Off the Satellites 4:22 $1.29
16.

Summer of Love Bouncing Off the Satellites 4:01 $1.29
17.

Party Out of Bounds Wild Planet 3:22 $1.29
18.

Rock Lobster (Live) With the Wild Crowd! (Live .. 5:23 $1.29
19.

Rock Lobster Nude On the Moon – The B-52.. 6:49 $1.29
20.

Roam Time Capsule 4:52 $1.29
21.

Mesopotamia Time Capsule 3:50 $0.99
22.

Song for a Future Generation Whammy! 3:59 $1.29
23.

Love Shack (12" Remix) Time Capsule: The Mixes – H.. 7:58 $1.29
24.

Love Shack EGB РLa m̼sica de una gen.. 5:20 $1.29
25.

Planet Caire Best Vintage Tunes. Nuggets.. 4:32 $0.99

Top Music Videos


1. Love Shack

2. Roam

3. Debbie

4. Revolution Ear..

5. Tell It Like I..

6. Rock Lobster

7. Love Shack (19..

8. Rock Lobster (..

9. Legal Tender

10. Song for a Fut..

11. Legal Tender (..

12. Deadbeat Club

13. Channel Z

14. Girl From Ipan..

15. Girl From Ipan..

16. Good Stuff

17. Cosmic Thing

18. Is That You Mo..

19. Roam (1990)

20. Hot Pants Expl..


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