Boney M - disco divas
Boney M is a musical group that was originally based out of Germany, and it was created by Frank Farian, a famous German record producer. They have been active since the year 1976, and their music is considered to fit into three different genres. Those three genres are reggae, Eurodisco, and R&B. Tickets for Boney M are always hard to come by due to their popularity. The group, interestingly, never had much success in the USA. However, in Europe in the 1970s, Boney M were a musical phenomenon. In fact, since the band's inception, Boney M have sold over 150 million records worldwide. This makes them one of the best-selling groups of all time. Now, with Maizie Williams the only original member still performing in concert, the group continues to tour and in 2018 are bringing the Boney M Greatest Hits tour worldwide, with concerts scheduled in Australia and the UK.
Boney M background
Farian brought in four West Indian vocalists, who had been working as session singers in Germany, to form Boney M. The members were Marcia Barrett, Liz Mitchell, Maizie Williams and Bobby Farrell. Boney M have had so many hits that it's hard to include them all. The group's first UK number 10 single was "Daddy Cool", this was then followed by "Sunny" and "Ma Baker". The group's first UK number one single was "Rivers of Babylon"/"Brown Girl in the Ring" which hit the top spot worldwide including in Germany, Australia, Austria, New Zealand, Ireland and Switzerland. Boney M also released numerous Christmas songs, which are still popular to this day. Every December you're likely to hear "Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord" playing on the radio, as well as seeing their 1981 album Christmas Party for sale.
Boney M have had a number of top songs and albums. Their first album was Take the Heart off Me. The original members of Boney M were Maizie Williams, Liz Mitchell, Reggie Tsiboe, Marcia Barrett, and Bobby Farrell. Over the years, members of the group have retired and were swapped for newer members of the group. To date, Boney M has released a total of eight albums from 1976 to 1985. One of the artists that marked an entire generation! Buy your Boney M tickets right here on StubHub!
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