Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns
Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns
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Ra Ra Rasputin: ’80s German disco lives on in Vietnam, with Boney M and Modern Talking still wildly popular

  • These West German disco outfits have retained an unusually prominent following in Vietnam, selling out shows in recent years
  • Boney M was one of the few bands Vietnamese people could listen to during the ’80s, a fan says. ‘Now it’s a tradition to play it at every wedding,’ says another

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Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns
Originally based in West Germany and popular in the 1970s and ’80s, Boney M continue to have a large following in Vietnam. Photo: Redferns
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