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Be Bop Deluxe

Be Bop Deluxe
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England
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Be Bop Deluxe (sometimes written Be-Bop Deluxe) was formed by Bill Nelson in 1972 and dabbled with genres that ranged from prog rock to proto punk and new wave. They recorded their last album in 1978, after which Nelson formed Red Noise and recorded a single album before devoting his energy to solo recording.
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Be Bop Deluxe — Drastic Plastic Be Bop Deluxe — Drastic Plastic
(Harvest CDP 7 94733 2, 1978/1990, CD)
Be Bop Deluxe — Live! In the Air Age Be Bop Deluxe — Live! In the Air Age
(One Way S21-18465, 1977/1995, CD)
Be Bop Deluxe — Modern Music Be Bop Deluxe — Modern Music
(Harvest CDP 7 94731 2, 1976/1990, CD)
Be Bop Deluxe — Sunburst Finish Be Bop Deluxe — Sunburst Finish
(Esoteric Recordings PECLEC22643, 1976/2018, 2CD)
Be Bop Deluxe — Futurama Be Bop Deluxe — Futurama
(Harvest CDP 7 92074 2, 1975/1990, CD)
Be Bop Deluxe — Axe Victim Be Bop Deluxe — Axe Victim
(Harvest CDP 7947262, 1974/1991, CD)

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