Posts tagged "Talking Heads"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "What A Day That Was" by Talking Heads

Song Of The Day – “What A Day That Was” by Talking Heads This song originally appeared in the Twyla Tharpe production “The Catherine Wheel.” Here we have the expanded Talking Heads performing this on their “Speaking In Tongues” tour which later became the film “Stop Making Sense.” I saw T-Heads several times and was... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Office Cowboy" by David Byrne from "Rei Momo"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman “Office Cowboy” by David Byrne The 1989 album “Rei Momo” found David Byrne dabbling in the music of Latin America. He put together a band featuring such luminaries as Willie Colon, Arto Lindsay, Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco and did a memorable run of shows at the Brooklyn... Read more »

Today in Music History: Earth, Wind and Fire; Talking Heads

On this date sixty years ago, Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind, and Fire is born in Denver and Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  Here’s an EWF favorite from ’79:      
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Song Of The Day - "People Like Us" by John Goodman

Song Of The Day – “People Like Us” by John Goodman from the film “True Stories” Actor John Goodman shows off his singing chops on this Talking Heads song from the film “True Stories.”  Talking Heads recorded their own version of the song with David Byrne on vocals from the album “True Stories.”  It always... Read more »

Pitchfork Music Festival - Blistering and Pulsating

Pitchfork Music Festival - Blistering and Pulsating
Yesterday I went with my friend Eric to go to the Pitchfork Festival.  He contacted me late Thursday with an offer I couldn’t refuse – a free ticket and a ride to the event which was taking place at Union Park, just west of downtown Chicago.  The free ride turned out to be most useful,... Read more »
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