New Edition & New Kids On The Block Perfected It, *NSYNC & Backstreet Boys Capitalized On It: The Boy Band Formula


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Host Nate Wilcox speaks with Maria Sherman author of "Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS" for a discussion of the history of Boy Bands from Franz Listz, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and the Jackson 5 to K-Pop. Most of the conversation focuses on Maurice Starr's 80's groups New Edition and New Kids on the Block and Lou Pearlman's *NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys.

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