For Sunday: “Burning Down the House,” by Talking Heads

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Talking Heads had just gotten famous when I got to Providence.  They were students at the Rhode Island School of Design, and naturally I just missed them; they used to perform all over the place just before I got here in 1978.  All I got was a bunch of wannabe cover bands singing “Psycho Killer.”

 

 

Here is a nice video of a live 1983 performance of one of their iconic songs: “Burning Down the House.”  It is electric.

 

 

Enjoy.

 

 

 


 

 

About Loren Williams
Gay, partnered, living in Providence, working at a local university. Loves: books, movies, TV. Comments and recriminations can be sent to futureworld@cox.net.

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