Originally called The Artistics, these Alumni of Rhode Island School of Design—David Byrne, Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth—moved to New York and became an integral part of the avant-garde Art-Punk scene, and along with Television were an integral part of the development of what would later be called Post-Punk.
Watch above a 1978 performance from the BBC’s Old Grey Whistle Test.
Talking Heads played their first gig as “Talking Heads” opening for the Ramones at CBGB on June 5, 1975.
- Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town
- New Feeling
- Tentative Decisions
- Happy Day
- Who Is It ?
- No Compassion
- The Book I Read
- Don’t Worry About The Government
- First Week / Last Week…Carefree
- Psycho Killer
- Pulled Up