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'Love Shack' That Inspired B-52s' Hit Burns Down

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'Love Shack' That Inspired B-52s' Hit Burns Down

'Love Shack' That Inspired B-52s' Hit Burns Down

'Love Shack' That Inspired B-52s' Hit Burns Down

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Last week, the "love shack" that inspired a hit song of the same name by the B-52s burned down in Athens, Ga. NPR's Madeleine Brand discusses the loss of an important site in band history with Mats Sexton, author of The B-52s Universe: The Essential Guide to the World's Greatest Party Band.