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Where are the Red Rockers today? Not in China ... China ...

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October

Today we feature the red rockers - no, not Sammy Hagar, but the New Wave band Red Rockers and their classic China.

Though they sound like they would be a part of the English New Romantic invasion of the early '80s, the Red Rocker's home is actually the heart of Cajun country in Algiers, Louisiana. Another misdirection of China is that the title and chorus of the song have nothing to do with the country of China as its lyrics are best described as ambiguous.  Still the song is fondly remembered by New Wave fanatics  and it reached No. 53 on the pop charts in 1983.   

The Red Rockers would only hang around to record one more album before different musical directions split the band apart in the mid-'80s.

 

[Last modified: Friday, October 9, 2015 8:59am]

    

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