Tag Archives: B-52s

Record Review: B-52’s – “Give Me Back My Man” UK 7″

The B-52’s: Give Me Back My Man – UK – 7″ [1980] Give Me Back My Man 3:53 Give Me Back My Man [version] 3:47 I lucked into this record in the first of two [!] visits to Time Traveler … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Lava” was a fantastic deep cut with all three vocalists trading lines off of each other, while the only organ line in the song was the monophonic rhythmic pulse at various points in the song. I … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 1]

B-52’s: B-52’s – US – CD – [1987] Planet Claire 52 Girls Dance This Mess Around Rock Lobster Lava There’s A Moon In The Sky [Called The Moon] Hero Worship 6060-842 Downtown For months it stared at me. Daring me … Continue reading

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OMD Make Another Summer Shed Tour – This Time With B-52s + Berlin

The B-52s were very generous with the poster real estate here for their special guests – very classy, guys If you were paying attention to the comments on yesterday’s post, you knew that OMD were in Charlotte this summer. The … Continue reading

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Cindy Wilson + Pylon Reenactment Society @ The Mothlight 6-27-17

I was getting ready to buy my tickets for the excellent David J show earlier this month and I was agog to see that Cindy Wilson, my favorite member of the B-52’s was going to be in town on the … Continue reading

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Record Review: B-52’s – Whammy!

B-52’s: Whammy! US CD [1989] Legal Tender Whammy Kiss Song For A Future Generation Butterbean Trism Queen Of Las Vegas Moon 83 Big Bird Work That Skirt Today’s review completes my trifecta of vintage New Wave reviews of albums that … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: B-52s – Mesopotamia [pt. 2]

So yesterday when investigating “Mespotamia” on CD, I discovered that the EP had been remixed for the “Party Mix/Mesopotamia” mashup CD that has been available for 23 years. Intriguing. I wonder how different the remixes are since the timings are … Continue reading

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