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The B-52s: They Came From Behind The Luncheonette Counter!!!

Cynthia Rose, Viz, 1980

The B52’s, of Athens, Georgia, are the first cult band who look like surviving the transition into a new decade – their music is individual and indescribable enough to intrigue almost anyone. It’s a heady brew: beat meets beach, Southern Gothick goes futurist. . . but it’s deft and professional in performance. En route to Japan, vocalists Fred Schneider and Cindy Wilson took time off to have tea and talk tuxedoes with Cynthia Rose.

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