The B52's - Rock Lobster

The B52's - Rock Lobster UK Pressing

Original Release Date

1979

Release Information

UK 7” 1979 (Island - WIP 6506)

A Rock Lobster 4:53
B Running Around 3:15

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US 7" 1979 (Warner Bros - WBS 49173)

A Rock Lobster 4:52
B 6060-842 2:51

Chart Placings

UK Chart Hit: 37, 5wks

Credits

Produced by Chris Blackwell for Island Records Inc.
Associate Producer: Robert Ash

Additional Credits

Kate Pierson - vocals, organ, keyboard bass
Fred Schneider - vocals, walkie talkie, toy piano
Keith Strickland - drums, percussion, Claire sounds
Cindy Wilson - vocals, bongoes, tambourine
Ricky Wilson - guitar, smoke alarm

Produced by Chris Blackwell for Island Records Inc.
Associate Producer: Robert Ash
Engineer: Robert Ash
Assistant engineer: Cass Rigby
Art direction: Sue Ab Surd
Hairdos by La Verne
Recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas

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Additional Notes

A-Side is a new version of the debut single, and also differs from the version on The B-52's. Reissued in 1986, here.

Images

The B52's - Rock Lobster (2nd Version) UK 7” 1979 (Island - WIP 6506)The B52's - Rock Lobster (2nd Version) UK 7” 1979 (Island - WIP 6506) Back Cover

UK 7” 1979 (Island - WIP 6506). Click here for more

The B52's - Rock Lobster US 7" 1979 (Warner Bros - WBS 49173) The B52's - Rock Lobster US 7" 1979 (Warner Bros - WBS 49173) Back Cover

US 7" 1979 (Warner Bros - WBS 49173). Click here for more

 

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