Nu Shooz, 1983

Here’s an ad from 1983 announcing an appearance by Nu Shooz at the Fat Little Rooster on 17th and Hawthorne – now The Barley Mill:

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A mere three years later the Portland duo’s hit song “I Can’t Wait” spent 15 weeks on the Top 40.

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4 thoughts on “Nu Shooz, 1983

  1. Remember how local stations pushed “I can’t wait” so aggressively for months before the song hit national airplay? With twice and hour rotation the norm, by the time it made AT40, even my twentysomething pop brain was completely sick of it!

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