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September 2, 2008 Were the 1980s the worst years for music, or the most brilliant?

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February 13, 2008 On this edition of All Songs Considered NPR listeners share their favorite love songs.

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July 1, 2002 A gorgeous CD from the great unknown, Hem; debut music from singer/poet Pieta Brown; minimalist ...

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Talking Heads.

May 10, 2012 When Jonathan Lethem was 15, he heard a Talking Heads album that has haunted him ever since.

DAVID BYRNE, HARRSION, TINA WEYMOUTH AND CHRIS FRANTZ

July 23, 2010 Our Summer Of Music Documentaries rolls on with Stop Making Sense.

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DAVID BYRNE, HARRSION, TINA WEYMOUTH AND CHRIS FRANTZ

July 23, 2010 Our Summer Of Music Documentaries rolls on with Stop Making Sense.

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The Talking Heads.

March 27, 2000 Talking Heads' 1980 song pays homage to early rap techniques and The Velvet Underground.

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LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy stopped by The Current to play some of his favorite songs.

April 1, 2011 The Current set him up with two turntables, two CD players and a microphone. This is what he chose.

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Kryone injects this week's episode of Alt.Latino with some killer Brazilian beats.

January 30, 2014 In Alt.Latino's eclectic and danceable mix, hear Chilean rappers, Argentine rockers and Mexican DJs.

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December 13, 2011 Watch early footage of the band performing at CBGB in 1975, from the new documentary Chronology.

Clockwise from top left: DJ Kool Herc, Patti Smith, the Fania All-Stars, Talking Heads at CBGB, Laurie Anderson and her viophonograph.

November 22, 2011 All Songs explores the heady years that birthed new-wave, hip-hop, salsa, minimalism and more.

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Remain in Light

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  • Album: Remain in Light
  • Artist: Talking Heads
  • Label: Sire / London/Rhino
  • Released: 1980
 

Best of Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime

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  • Released: 1992
 

Once in a Lifetime [Box Set]

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  • Released: 2003
 

Talking Heads Brick

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Love Goes to Buildings On Fire

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