The B-52s
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One of the first American new wave acts to fuse retro-styled rock & roll with dance-friendly rhythms, and the first of many acts to cement the college town of Athens, Georgia, as a hotbed of alternative music, the B-52s 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 vocalist Fred Schneider, guitarist R... Read more

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