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  1. 10 Original Songs Better Than Their More Famous CoversRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    ... lift, which producer Willie Mitchell heightened with an ebullient, Memphis Horns-goosed arrangement. Talking Heads' 1978 rendition boasts an undeniable beat and some appealing Hammond organ filigree. Still, quirky Talking Heads singer David Byrne ...


  2. Listen to David Byrne's Insightful Appearance on 'WTF With Marc Maron'Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | Spin

    Marc Maron's WTF podcast almost always offers up some fascinating conversations, and most recently the comedian had Talking Heads luminary David Byrne onto his show for a expansive, insightful discussion. During the show, they touched on topics like Byrne's merging of "highbrow" and "lowbrow" culture, and how he doesn't buy into nostalgia.


  3. Day's End and Night WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Monthly

    ... Arizonan is just a blood-thirsty old man. That's it for Thursday. Let's close with a typically unconventional Talking Heads song from the Eno-produced 1978 album, More Songs About Buildings and Food : "I'm Not In Love." Ed Kilgore edits the ...


  4. Happy Birthday David Byrne | Songs of Byrne & EnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | JamBase

    The week of rock birthdays continues after celebrating Steve Winwood and Stevie Wonder , today we honor David Byrne who turns 63. In celebration of the artist, Talking Heads founding frontman and avid bicyclist, we're looking back at his 2009 Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour. Byrne and Eno - who tomorrow turns 67 - first collaborated on Talking Heads' 1978 LP More Songs About Buildings and Food .


  5. Books on bikes -- check out our listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Sierra

    Bicycle Diaries : David Byrne is a man of many interests. Famous for his role in the band Talking Heads, he's also worked in a variety of other art mediums, including a recent foray into bike rack art.


  6. Daylight VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Monthly

    David Byrne is 63 today. Here he is with Talking Heads very close to their peak moment of influence in 1980 performing "Take Me To the River."


  7. sinatraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... is 71. Actress Meg Foster ("Cagney and Lacey") is 67. Director Robert Zemeckis is 64. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 63. Actor Tim Roth is 54. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 53. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 53. Musician Fabrice ...


  8. Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at May 14 in years gone byRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    ... yachtsman, 75; George Lucas, film-maker, 71; Francesca Annis, actress, 70; David Byrne, musician (Talking Heads), 63; Robert Zemeckis, film director, 63; Tim Roth, actor, 54; Ian Astbury, singer (The Cult), 53; Cate Blanchett, actress, 46; Olly ...


  9. On this day: Queen unveils memorial to JFKRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 |

    ... during the construction of the A75 Dunragit bypass in Wigtownshire. David Byrne, Dumbarton-born musician (Talking Heads), 63; Francesca Annis, actress, 70; Natalie Appleton, singer (All Saints), 42; Cate Blanchett, actress, 46; Hazel Blears, Labour ...


  10. David Byrne debuting 'amazing musical and visual spectacle' in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | GlobalNews

    ... tradition with athleticism and acrobatics. "I didn't know anything about it," recalled the 62-year-old former Talking Heads singer. He was dazzled by the sequin-studded spectacle, though. "I thought to myself, what if instead of the pre-recorded ...


  11. 'Stop Making Sense' still one of the best band documentaries everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... with rock 'n' rollers. The result, "Stop Making Sense," remains one of the best band documentaries ever. The Talking Heads film was arguably the genesis point for Demme's coming cut at the music scene, this summer's much-anticipated "Ricki and the ...


  12. SoundExchange Appoints David Byrne To Its Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Mi2n

    SoundExchange announced the appointment of music legend, David Byrne, to its Board of Directors. Byrne, the singer/songwriter best known as the front man of Talking Heads, will bring his knowledge and passion for the music industry to the SoundExchange board.


  13. RICHARD Thompson is coming to St David's Hall, Cardiff this September to perform his legendary work.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 |

    ... inspired a huge array of artists such as Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, REM, Elvis Costello and David Byrne of Talking Heads. Thompson's massive body of work includes over 40 albums, many Grammy nominations, Ivor Novellos and a successful decade-long ...


  14. Mid-May events 3: Click into gear and into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Copenhagen Post

    ... them to discuss the festival's theme; 'Performance', which includes a show by celebrated PowerPoint artist and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne; and 'Play', which invites everyone to a day of kids play work around this theme in very different ...


  15. What were the best rock/pop/rap concerts ever in Long Beach? We have the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Press-Telegram

    ... a little worse). But we wouldn't put it there just because we were there. We were also at the 1983 concert by Talking Heads at the Arena, a tune-up for the band's filming a night or two later at the Pantages in Hollywood for the Jonathan Demme ... 2 comments

  16. Bike to the library for Bike to Work WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a mix of poetry and prose, with original drawings by Adam Thompson. "Bicycle Diaries" by David Byrne is the Talking Heads singer's memoir of biking the places his band visits on tour. And, for kids, there are new picture books like "My Bike" by ...


  17. David Byrne joins music royalty collectors SoundExhange to 'fight for fairness' in music streamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | NME

    David Byrne has joined the board of directors of music royalty collectors SoundExchange, with aims of securing the "long-term value of music". The former Talking Heads frontman has spoken previously about the effect the internet has had on the music industry.


  18. Music Industry: David Byrne Joins Soundexchange Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | All About Jazz

    ... to its Board of Directors. Byrne is a singer, songwriter, artist and author best known as the front man of Talking Heads. He will fill the position previously held by Walter McDonough. "I am honored to join the SoundExchange board where I can ...


  19. Talking Head to tackle streaming musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 |

    Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, an outspoken critic of the Internet's role on the music business, is heading to Washington to try to turn his views into action. SoundExchange, which collects royalties from digital broadcasts and advocates policy, announced Thursday that Byrne would join its board of directors, which includes artists and record label representatives.


  20. Sammy Hagar plans road trip TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... with Mickey Hart and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead in the San Francisco area, along with Jerry Harrison of the Talking Heads, a neighbor of mine in Marin. (And I'm) going out to do the girls from Heart in Seattle with a couple more Seattle bands to ...