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On this date in 1977, The B-52's played their first live gig. It was a house party for Valentine's Day in Athens, Georgia. It would still be two years before they released an album but the six song set included "Strobe Light", "Planet Claire" and "Rock Lobster".

The B-52's, left to right: Fred Schneider, Cindy Wilson,
Ricky Wilson, Keith Strickland and Kate Pierson.

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