What can anyone really say about the legendary music catalog and one-of-a-kind sound of rock icons, The B-52‘s, besides….everything.
Getting their true start in 1978 after the group decided to pack up their homebase of Athens, Georgia, and put in some werk in at the recording studio to record their very first radio single, the iconic, “Rock Lobster,” they would first begin to take over NYC, where their very first playing gig was at the famed rock club Max’s Kansas City.
It was from that cherished moment in music time that led them into the then unstoppable CBGB life, where a string of highly acclaimed appearances would put them in the sights of Warner Brothers music label, and although it did take some time until they truly hit it Billboard big with 1989’s Cosmic Thing, the rest is pretty much music history, as written in any of their smashing hits, “Love Shack,” “Roam,” “Summer Love,” “Channel Z” “Good Stuff,” and tonight’s groove, the deliciously underrated “Deadbeat Club,” all of which we know will be on all sorts of Halloween-fied display when they take over The Fillmore on Sunday night, just in time for all of that mischief.
Ready, set, tin roof…rusted. Now dance, deadbeat, dance, because The B-52;s are coming to town and we all need to be ready.
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