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Fred Schneider Turns 63, “Love Shack” Turns 25

Written by on July 1, 2014

By Music News Group

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Fred Schneider celebrates a birthday today. The B-52s frontman is turning 63, yet easily looks 10 years younger. Being a longtime vegetarian might be part of the reason Schneider looks so spry — he tells ABC News Radio that he turned veggie in “1972 or 3, [after] a friend of mine said, ‘Do you like killing animals [for food]?”

The singer says the positive effects were instantaneous. “I turned vegetarian, ate a lot of candy [but] lost I don’t know how many pounds. I had a 27-inch waist.”

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