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The New Romantics: This was a reaction to punk and glam rock fashions. It was an idealized view of historic periods. The men took on very feminine features and wore makeup.

Source: Flickr user: rzrxtion (pronounced resurrection) House parties with bands playing till the wee hours still occur in Athens, but back in the 1970s it was a house party nirvana that helped to launch the Athens music scene into the stratosphere in the '80s. In a college town with a lack of real music clubs, it was bound to happen. It's how the B-52s started, as well as other Athens luminaries like Pylon. These parties took place in abandoned factories, train depots, apts, empty lots...

30 Things You′ll Never See In Athens, GA Again

Source: Flickr user: rzrxtion (pronounced resurrection) House parties with bands playing till the wee hours still occur in Athens, but back in the 1970s it was a house party nirvana that helped to launch the Athens music scene into the stratosphere in the '80s. In a college town with a lack of real music clubs, it was bound to happen. It's how the B-52s started, as well as other Athens luminaries like Pylon. These parties took place in abandoned factories, train depots, apts, empty lots...

Cindy & Kate of the B52's. I grew up on this band, so ahead of their time.

Cindy & Kate of the B52's. I grew up on this band, so ahead of their time.

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