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Pearl Harbor & The Explosions

    Pearl Harbor and the Explosions was a musical act from San Francisco, California. Forming in 1978, the new wave band had limited success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with their debut single, "Drivin'", reaching the lower end of the American top 40 charts in 1980. That same year, they released a self-titled LP which included the song "Shut Up and Dance", which received considerable airplay, particularly in the Bay Area. The vocalist, Pearl E. Gates (also known as "Pearl Harbor", and later "Pearl Harbour" (British and Canadian spelling), would eventually marry Clash bassist Paul Simono ...read more

    Pearl Harbor and the Explosions was a musical act from San Francisco, California. Forming in 1978, the new wave band had limited success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with their debut single, "Drivin'", reaching the lower end of the American top 40 charts in 1980. That same year, they released a self-titled LP which included the song "Shut Up and Dance", which received considerable airplay, particularly in the Bay Area. The vocalist, Pearl E. Gates (also known as "Pearl Harbor", and later "Pearl Harbour" (British and Canadian spelling), would eventually marry Clash bassist Paul Simonon. Gates had been a part of the Leila and the Snakes live shows, prior to forming the band. After Gates left the band, the remaining members, Peter Bilt and the Stench brothers (stage names for John and Hilary Hanes) performed as Peter Bilt and the Expressions. [From Wikipedia.org] « hide

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    Pearl Harbor & The Explosions
    1979

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