Tag Archives: B-52s

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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A Young Person’s Guide To: B-52s – Mesopotamia [pt. 1]

  I had been a fan of the B-52s from the point of finally hearing/seeing them on Saturday Night live after being taunted by the splendor of their debut album cover for six months in the record store. I [finally] … Continue reading

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REDUX: Those First Impressions – The B-52s Debut Single

July 12, 2011 B-52s: Rock Lobster US 7″ [1978] Rock Lobster [1st version – 4:30] 52 Girls [1st version – 3:20] This was a single that practically fired the shot heard ’round the world regarding the American South’s contributions to … Continue reading

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New Wave MVP: Tony Mansfield

Having just discussed New Musik, how can I not think of Tony Mansfield, who parlayed his stewardship of that fine band into a reasonably lucrative production career. I have many of his “core curriculum” productions on the racks in the … Continue reading

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