500 Greatest Songs of All Time
The B-52's, 'Love Shack'
Writers: Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson
Producers: Don Was, Nile Rodgers
Released: June '89, Reprise
27 weeks; No. 3
The B-52's had few reasons to party in 1989: Guitarist Ricky Wilson had died; their previous album had flopped. But with production by dance-rock master Don Was, they slapped smiles and Dixie New Wave glitter all over this bouncing beauty.
Appears on: Cosmic Thing (Reprise)