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Trying not to bomb on their first day

Trying not to bomb on their first day

Published at 6:03am 8th July 2019.

Trying not to bomb on their debut.

It was on this day (8th July) in 1979 that The B-52s took to the stage for the first time.

They were supported by a band called The Tourists.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Stray 70s