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This day (May 14, 1952), in Dumbarton, Scotland, is born David Byrne, American singer-songwriter and guitanist, frontman of Talking Heads

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Psycho Killer (w/ Talking Heads, CBGB, 1975) . I Feel It In My Heart (w/ Talking Heads, The Kitchen ’76) . Don’t Worry About The Government (w/ Talking Heads) . With Dick Clark (w/ Talking Heads) . Warning Sign (w/ Talking Heads, Capitol Theatre, 1980) . Once In A Lifetime (w/ Talking Heads) . Big Blue Plymouth (w/ Talking Heads, Wembley, 1982) . Big Business/I Zimbra (w/ Talking Heads, 1983) . Girlfriend Is Better (w/ Talking Heads, from Stop Making Sense) . Vanguard Award (1985) . Love For Sale (w/ Talking Heads, from True Stories) . Sax And Violins (w/ Talking Heads) . Dirty Old Town (1989) . The Rose Tatoo (w/ Margareth Menezes, 1990) . At The Exploratorium (1991) . She’s Mad (1992) . Burning Down The House (w/ Talking Heads, Stop Making Sense Tour 1993) . 10 Angels (TV Show Milano Italy, 1994) . God’s Child (Baila Conmigo) (w/ Selena) . Miss America (Pori Jazz, 1997) . Strange Weather (w/ Anna Calvi) . Nothing But Flowers (The Tabernacle, 2001) . Road To Nowhere . Glass, Concrete, Stone (Live Jools Holland, 2004) . One Fine Day (ACL, 2008) . Houses in Motion (One Shot Not Show, 2009) . (Nothing But) Flowers . Who (w/ St. Vincent) . Burning Down The House (w/ St. Vincent, Firenze, 2013) . Fame (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 2016) .

TOP 10

David Byrne Top 10 :

Psycho Killer . Burning Down the House . Once in a Lifetime . This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) . Road to Nowhere . Take Me to the River . And She Was . Crosseyed and Painless . Life During Wartime . Like Humans Do .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Talking Heads’ Little Creatures is their sixth (and biggest-selling) studio album released on June 10, 1985. >>

Speaking in Tongues by Talking Heads is their fifth studio album (featuring the hit Burning Down the House) released on May 31, 1983. >>

Released on October 8, 1980, Remain in Light is the fourth studio album by Talking Heads, produced by Brian Eno. >>

Released on September 16, 1977, Talking Heads: 77 is the debut (featuring Psycho Killer) album by Talking Heads. >>

Talking Heads’ More Songs About Buildings and Food is their second album co-produced by Brian Eno and released on July 21, 1978. >>

Released on August 3, 1979, Fear of Music is the third studio album by Talking Heads, produced with Brian Eno. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1980] The Talking Heads – that is David Byrne (voc,g), Jerry Harrison (g,kb,voc), Tina Weymouth (b,kb), Chris Frantz (d,voc) plus Adrian Belew (g,voc), Bernie Worrell (kb), Busta Cherry Jones (b), Steve Scales (perc) and Dollette McDonald (voc) – are at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 80 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2001] David Byrne will certainly sing a bunch of Talking Head songs at Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA >> 114 MINUTES on RVM

[1998] PBS Sessions at West 54th, hosted by David Byrne tapes Phish unpluggedat their studios. The show will be aired next January. >> 76 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1997] you do not want to miss David Byrne singing his new songs plus some talking heads’classics at Sessions At West 54th on American public television >> 50 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] PBS Sessions at West 54th, hosted by David Byrne tapes Beth Orton unplugged at their studios. >> 27 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Tom Tom Club plus Jerry Harrison from Talking Heads on one song, will play at The Ritz in New York City >> 58 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (May 14, 1952), in Dumbarton, Scotland, is born David Byrne, American singer-songwriter and guitanist, frontman of Talking Heads

Official Site :

@allmusic : Although best known for his groundbreaking tenure fronting the new wave group Talking Heads, David Byrne also received acclaim for his adventurous solo career, encroaching upon such diverse media as world music, filmmaking, and performance art in the process.

@last.fm : . Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

@Discogs : David Byrne has also collaborated with many artists from Brian Eno to X-Press 2, and has also released several solo albums on his own Luaka Bop label.

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