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US Festival ’83’ – Saturday, May 28 1983 (New Wave Day)

Three days (plus a fourth Country Day a week later), 670,000 in attendance, $12 million lost, two reported deaths. Divinyls INXS Wall of Voodoo – Stan Ridgway‘s last appearance with Wall of Voodoo Oingo Boingo The English Beat A Flock … Continue reading

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On this Day in 1982 the US Festival began featuring The Ramones, Talking Heads, The B-52’s and more

The first US Festival was held over the Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and featured such diverse acts as The Ramones, The English Beat, Talking Heads, The B-52’s, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Cars, The Kinks, Pat Benatar, … Continue reading

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“Mirror In The Bathroom” by The Beat (The English Beat) was released on this day in 1980

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Remember when R.E.M. opened for The English Beat in 1983

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Happy Birthday Andy Cox of The Beat (The English Beat) and Fine Young Cannibals

British guitarist Andy Cox ¬†was born on this day in 1956. Along with Dave Wakeling Cox founded The Beat in 1978 than in 1985 he allied with fellow Beat member David Steele and singer Roland Gift, to found Fine Young … Continue reading

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