Was (Not Was)


Was (Not Was) is a veteran pop rock/dance group from Detroit that became famous during the late 1980s. Their best known songs include "Walk The Dinosaur" (1989), a Top 10 hit. Members include co-founders David Weiss and Don Fagenson who became known, respectively, as David Was and Don Was.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Spy In The House Of Love (1988)
  • Anything Can Happen (1989)
  • Walk The Dinosaur (1989)

Pop charts debut year: 1988

Years active: 1979-1992, 2004-present

Genres: Dance-pop, post-disco, dance-rock, college rock

Labels: ZE Records, Geffen, Chrysalis Records, Fontana Records

Website: worldwidewas.com


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