30 Years Ago Today – The B-52’s Release 4x Platinum LP ‘Cosmic Thing’ (Watch “Roam” Live ’90)

30 years ago today (6/27/89), Athens, GA based The B-52’s released their fifth album and mega-seller Cosmic Thing. The success of the album served as a comeback after the death of guitarist Ricky Wilson in 1985. Cosmic Thing featured the hits “Love Shack” and Roa,” that got huge MTV airplay. Six of the album’s songs were produced by Nile Rodgers in New York City, and the remaining four by Don Was in upstate New York. Watch the colorful band perform “Roam” live in ’90…

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