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In the decade of the 80s, the B-52s produced five albums with a combined total of five times RIAA Platinum and two times RIAA Gold in sales.
A crazy scheme was hatched one night in the mid-1970s in Athens, Ga. Alcohol was involved, not surprisingly, when God broke the mold and made The B-52’s.
Sitting at a Chinese restaurant in Athens, Ga., Fred Schneider and company started a band that was unlike any other in existence.
Squawking to beat the band, so to speak, a pet azure lovebird, as they call it, known as Mr. Bird, was making things difficult for The B-52s’ Fred Schneider.