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The B-52s Go "New Age."

Vocalist Fred Schneider and singer/keyboardist Kate Pierson of the rock band The B-52's. In the late 70's, the group came to New York from Athens, Georgia and scored a hit with their song "Rock Lobster." Their danceable music and 60's style stood out among the new wave groups of New York's downtown music scene. They have a new album titled "Cosmic Thing."


Other segments from the episode on July 20, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 20, 1989: Interview with Michael Doris; Review of Marshall Crenshaw and Chris Isaak's albums; Interview with Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson; Review of the film "When…


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