35 Years Ago Today – The Talking Heads Release First Live LP ‘The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads’ (Listen to “The Great Curve” Live)

35 years ago today (3/24/82), The Talking Heads released their first live album The Name of This Band is Talking Heads. Originally released in 1982, the first disc featured the original quartet in recordings from 1977 and 1979, and the second disc the expanded ten-piece lineup that toured in 1980 and 1981. The album contains live versions of songs that appear on their first four studio albums, Talking Heads: 77, More Songs About Buildings and Food, Fear of Music, and Remain in Light originally released in 1982. The second disc captured the band in its expanded format with Adrian Belew and Bernie Worrell on-board for the band’s orchestrated funk workouts. An expanded version of the record, on CD in the United States for the first time, was released in 2004 by Sire/Warner Bros./Rhino. Let’s listen to the highly underrated Remain in Light composition “The Great Curve” off the LP…

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