Tag: David Byrne

Wednesday 6/22/22 1am ET: Live Track Show

Tonight we feature:

Elton John, Roy Orbison, Cheap Trick, Eric Clapton, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Jimmy Buffett, Paul McCartney & Wings, Ike & Tina Turner, Alanis Morissette, Jason Mraz, Pat Benatar, Bon Jovi, Michael Stanley Band, Supertramp, Who, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Blondie, David Byrne, Phil Collins, Def Leppard, Foreigner, Jimi Hendrix and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Artist Countdown: Talking Heads Top 25 Hits 6pm ET

talking-headsTalking Heads were an American new wave and avant-garde band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne (lead vocals and guitar), Chris Frantz (drums and backing vocals), Tina Weymouth (bass and backing vocals) and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals). Auxiliary musicians also regularly made appearances in concert and on the group’s albums. The new wave style of Talking Heads combined elements of punk rock, art rock, avant-garde, pop, funk, world music, and Americana. Frontman and songwriter David Byrne contributed whimsical, esoteric lyrics to the band’s songs, and emphasized their showmanship through various multimedia projects and performances.

Critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine describes Talking Heads as being “one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the ’80s, while managing to earn several pop hits.” In 2002, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Four of the band’s albums appeared on Rolling Stone magazine‘s 2003 list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and the Channel 4 100 Greatest Albums poll listed one album (Fear of Music) at number 76. On a 2011 update of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”, the band was ranked at No. 100.        — Source: Wikipedia

1 And She Was
2 Road to Nowhere
3 Wild Wild Life
4 Once in a Lifetime
5 Burning Down the House
6 The Lady Don’t Mind
7 Take Me to the River
8 This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)
9 Radio Head
10 Houses in Motion
11 Blind
12 Psycho Killer
13 Hey Now
14 Puzzlin’ Evidence
15 Crosseyed and Painless
16 I Zimbra
17 Sax and Violins
18 Stay Up Late
19 Life During Wartime
20 Pulled Up
21 Cities
22 Love for Sale
23 Television Man
24 Air
25 Swamp