The B-52's

The B-52s is an American new wave band formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson, and Keith Strickland. Ricky Wilson died from AIDS-related illness in 1985, and Strickland switched from drums to lead guitar. The band also added touring members for albums and live performances.
The group evoked a "thrift shop aesthetic", in the words of Bernard Gendron, by drawing from 1950s and 1960s pop sources, trash culture, and rock and roll. Schneider, Pierson, and Wilson sometimes use call and response style vocals, and their guitar and keyboard-driven instrumentation composes their trademark sound. The band has had many hits, including "Rock Lobster", "Planet Claire", "Private Idaho", "Legal Tender", "Love Shack", and "Roam".

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FunplexFunplex (Remix EP)4:10
Rock Lobster (Live)Live Germany 19834:47
Love ShackTime Capsule5:21
Song For A Future GenerationWhammy!3:59
CakeParty Mix/Mesopotamia5:36
Dancing NowFunplex4:02
Juliet Of The SpiritsJuliet Of The Spirits Remixes6:57
Song for a Future GenerationNude On The Moon: The B-52's Anthology3:59
Dance This Mess AroundThe B-52's4:36
Summer Of LoveBouncing Off The Satellites4:01
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