Was (Not Was)

Was (Not Was)


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Walk The Dinosaur
Papa Was A Rolling Stone
Spy In The House Of Love
I Feel Better Than James Brown
Out Come The Freaks


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    Mar 2008 • 1 song

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    Jan 2007 • 12 songs

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    Jan 1988 • 16 songs

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  • Biography

    Was (Not Was) play contemporary R&B dance music, with lyrics that range from the satiric to the bizarre. The group is led by Detroit natives David Weiss (David Was), who plays flute and writes those lyrics, and Don Fagenson (Don Was), who plays bass and writes music, but the group is fronted by singers Harry Bowens and Sweet Pea Atkinson. Was (Not Was) first gained notice for a dance single called "Wheel Me Out" in 1980. Their first album, Was (Not Was) (1981), did not reach the charts, but its follow-up, Born to Laugh at Tornados (1983), did. Then little was heard from the gr...
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