THE B52s

 

Albums recorded by The B52s, including release dates and UK & US
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

The B52s

07/79

2

Wild Planet

08/80

3

Party Mix [EP of remixes]

07/81

4

Mesopotamia [EP]

01/82

5

Whammy!

04/83

6

Bouncing Off The Satellites

09/86

7

Cosmic Thing

06/89

8

Good Stuff

06/92

9

Funplex

03/08

10

With The Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA

10/11


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1) THE B52s

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Planet Claire
52 Girls
Dance This Mess Around
Rock Lobster

Lava
There's A Moon In The Sky (Called The Moon)
Hero Worship
6060-842
Downtown






Kate Pierson

Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland
Cindy Wilson
Ricky Wilson

Producer:

Vocals, Organ, Keyboard Bass,
Guitar
Vocals, Toy Piano, Keyboard Bass
Drums, Percussion
Vocals, Bongos, Guitar, Tambourine
Guitar

Robert Ash, Chris Blackwell

2) WILD PLANET

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Party Out Of Bounds
Dirty Back Road
Runnin' Around
Give Me Back My Man
Private Idaho

Devil In My Car
Quiche Lorraine
Strobe Light
53 Miles West Of Venus






Kate Pierson

Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland
Cindy Wilson
Ricky Wilson

Producer:

Vocals, Organ, Keyboard Bass,
Keyboards
Vocals, Keyboards, Cowbell, Glockenspiel
Drums, Drum Machine, Venus Sounds
Vocals, Bongos, Tambourine
Guitar

B-52s, Rhett Davies

3) PARTY MIX

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Party Out Of Bounds
Private Idaho
Give Me Back My Man

Lava
Dance This Mess Around
52 Girls








Producer:



B-52s (Tracks 1-3),
Chris Blackwell (Tracks 4-6),
Rhett Davies (Tracks 1-3)

4) MESOPOTAMIA

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Loveland
Deep Sleep
Mesopotamia

Cake
Throw That Beat In The Garbage Can
Nip It In The Bud






Roberto Arron
David Buck
David Byrne

Ralph Carney
Yogi Horton
Kate Pierson

Charles Rocket
Steve Scales
Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland

Cindy Wilson
Ricky Wilson

Producer:

Saxophone
Trumpet
Synthesiser, Guitar, Percussion,
Fretless Bass
Saxophone
Drums
Vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Organ,
Bird Calls
Accordion
Percussion
Vocals
Drums, Bass, Guitar, Organ, Piano,
Marimba
Vocals
Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Organ

David Byrne

5) WHAMMY!

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Legal Tender
Whammy Kiss
Song For A Future Generation
Butterbean

Trism
Queen Of Las Vegas
Don't Worry
Big Bird
Work That Skirt






David Buck
Ralph Carney
Kate Pierson
Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland
Cindy Wilson
Ricky Wilson

Producer:

Trumpet
Saxophone
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals
Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals
Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals

Steven Stanley

6) BOUNCING OFF THE SATELLITES

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Summer Of Love
Girl From Ipanema Goes To Greenland
Housework
Detour Thru Your Mind
Wig

Theme For A Nude Beach
Ain't It A Shame
Juicy Jungle
Communicate
She Brakes For Rainbows






Tom Beckerman
John Coté

Tony Mansfield
Mark Mazur
Kate Pierson


Tim Rollins
Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland







Cindy Wilson
Ricky Wilson




Producer:

Guitar (Track 8)
Multi Instruments & Backing Vocals
(Track 8)
Synthesiser (Tracks 1-7)
Guitar & Bass (Track 3)
Vocals (Tracks 1,3-6,9),
Organ (Track 3),
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Guitar (Track 3)
Vocals (Tracks 4-6,8,9)
Vocals (Tracks 6,9),
Bass (Tracks 1,2,9,10),
Keyboards (Tracks 2,4,6,7,9,10),
Guitar (Tracks 3,4,6,7),
Percussion (Track 3),
Sitar (Track 5),
Harmonica (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 7,10)
Vocals (Tracks 1,2,4-7,9,10)
Vocals (Tracks 6,9),
Guitar (Tracks 1,2,7,9),
Bass (Tracks 4-6),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 7,10)

Tony Mansfield,
Shep Pettibone (Tracks 1,2)

7) COSMIC THING

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Cosmic Thing
Dry County
Deadbeat Club
Love Shack
Junebug

Roam
Bushfire
Channel Z
Topaz
Follow Your Bliss






Carl Beatty
Chris Cioe
Leroy Clouden
Charlie Drayton
Sonny Emory
Steve Ferrone
Bob Funk
Arno Hecht
Richard Hilton
Sara Lee

Paul Literal
Tommy Mandell
Kate Pierson


Nile Rodgers
Philippe Saisse
Fred Schneider


Keith Strickland


Cindy Wilson

Producer:

Horn (Track 4)
Horn (Track 4)
Drums (Tracks 6,9,10)
Drums (Tracks 4,5,7,8)
Drums (Tracks 2,3)
Drums (Track 1)
Horn (Track 4)
Horn (Track 4)
Keyboards (Tracks 6,10)
Bass (Tracks 2-7,9,10), Keyboards & Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Horn (Track 4)
Keyboards (Track 1)
Vocals (Tracks 1-9),
Keyboards (Tracks 4,5,8),
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Guitar (Track 9)
Keyboards (Tracks 2,3)
Vocals (Tracks 1,2,4,5,7-9),
Percussion (Track 5,7),
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Vocals (Track 2), Guitar,
Keyboards (Tracks 2,5,7-10),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,9)
Vocals (Tracks 1-9)

Nile Rodgers (Tracks 1-3,6,9,10),
Don Was (Tracks 4,5,7,8)

8) GOOD STUFF

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Tell It Like I-T Is
Hot Pants Explosion
Good Stuff
Revolution Earth
Dreamland

Is That You Mo-Dean?
The World's Green Laughter
Vision Of A Kiss
Breezin'
Bad Influence






Tawatha Agee
Zachary Alford
Nicky Brown
Sterling Campbell
Lenny Castro
Michelle Cobbs
Richard Hilton



James "Hutch" Hutchinson
Pat Irwin

Curtis King
Stephen "Doc" Kupka
Sara Lee
David McMurray
Mo-Dean Intergalactic Choir
Jamie Muhoberac
Jeff Porcaro
Kate Pierson
Nile Rodgers
Fred Schneider
Amy Shulman
Keith Strickland



Lee Thornberg
Fonzi Thornton
Don Was
Brenda White-King
Tracy Wormworth

Producer:

Backing Vocals (Track 1)
Drums (Tracks 3,6)
Bass (Track 9)
Drums (Tracks 1,4,5,8)
Percussion (Tracks 2,3,6,9,10)
Backing Vocals (Track 1)
Keyboards (Tracks 1,4,5,7,8),
Piano (Tracks 1,2),
Organ (Track 2),
Programming (Track 7)
Bass (Tracks 2,10)

Keyboards (Tracks 3,6,10),
Guitar (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Track 1)
Saxophone (Tracks 2,6)
Bass (Tracks 3,6)
Saxophone (Tracks 2,3)
Vocals (Track 6)

Keyboards (Tracks 2,3,6,9,10)
Drums (Tracks 2,9,10)
Vocals
Guitar (Track 8)
Vocals (Tracks 1-6,8-10)
Harp (Track 6)
Vocals (Tracks 3,8),
Guitar (Tracks 1-6,8-10),
Keyboards (Tracks 4-10),
Drum Programming (Track 7)
Trumpet (Track 2)
Backing Vocals (Track 1)
Guitar (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Track 1)
Bass (Tracks 1,4,5,8)

Nile Rodgers (Tracks 1,4,5,7,8),
Don Was (Tracks 2,3,6,9,10)

9) FUNPLEX

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Pump
Hot Corner
Ultraviolet
Juliet Of The Spirits
Funplex
Eyes Wide Open
Love In The Year 3000
Deviant Ingredient
Too Much To Think About
Dancing Now
Keep This Party Going






Sharon Adl-Doost
Zachary Alford
Dan Austin
Sterling Campbell
Pete Davis


Dave McCracken
Steve Osborne


Kate Pierson
Fred Schneider

Keith Strickland


Damian Taylor
Cindy Wilson
Tracy Wormworth

Producer:

Voice [Intro] (Track 1)
Drums (Tracks 1,3,5,8,9)
Programming (Track 11)
Drums (Tracks 1,6,7,10,11)
Programming (Tracks 2,4,6,8,10),
Drum Programming (Tracks 4,6,7,10),
Keyboards (Tracks 6,7,10)
Programming (Tracks 1,3,5,9)
Organ (Tracks 1,5,6),
Bass (Tracks 9,10),
Timpani (Track 9), Organ (Track 11)
Vocals
Vocals (Tracks 1-3,5-9,11),
Cowbell (Track 6)
Guitar, Bass (Tracks 1,2,11),
Programming (Tracks 1-8),
Keyboards (Tracks 3-5,7,8,10)
Programming (Track 5)
Vocals
Bass (Tracks 1,3,8,11)

Steve Osborne

10) WITH THE WILD CROWD! LIVE IN ATHENS, GA

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Pump
Private Idaho
Mesopotamia
Ultraviolet
Give Me Back My Man
Funplex
Whammy Kiss
Roam
52 Girls
Party Out Of Bounds
Love In The Year 3000
Cosmic Thing
Hot Corner
Band Intros
Love Shack
Wig
Planet Claire
Rock Lobster






Sterling Campbell
Paul Gordon
Kate Pierson
Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland
Cindy Wilson
Tracy Wormworth

Producer:

Drums
Keyboards, Guitar
Vocals, Keyboards, Maracas
Vocals, Cowbell, Tambourine
Guitar
Vocals, Bongos
Bass

Peter A Barker, Kate Pierson,
Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland,
Cindy Wilson

 

Recorded live at The Classic Center, Athens, Georgia, USA on 18 February 2011