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Birth Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Years Active: 1978–1988, 2005-present
Genres: Power Pop, Jangle Pop

The dB's are a power pop group who first came into prominence in the late 1970s and 1980s. The band members include Peter Holsapple, Chris Stamey, Will Rigby and Gene Holder. While the members are all from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the group was formed in New York City in 1978. Stamey played bass with Alex Chilton in New York during 1977, and with Television guitarist Richard Lloyd recorded “(I Thought) You Wanted to Know” that year. A single of this song, backed with “If and When” (on which Rigby and Holder played), appeared in 1978, credited to Chris Stamey and the dB's. Holsapple joined the group in October 1978. They released their first album, “Stands for Decibels,” in ... Continue Bio >>

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