1979: A group of kids from Athens, Georgia got together and made a big splash. New Wave was in it’s infancy and the B-52’s debut album helped set the tone for the new decade on the horizon: The ’80s. Their sound would change by the end of the decade with the death of founding member/guitarist Ricky Wilson, but in 1979 there was nothing else like it.

The B-52’s – Downtown
MP3: The B-52’s – Dance This Mess Around
the b-52’s debut at amazon.com

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