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Eighties' best 100: #19 Talking Heads "Once in a lifetime" (1980)

At #19 on this Eighties’ best 100 list is the manic single “Once in a lifetime” by Talking Heads.

The band formed in New York City in 1975, starting out as the trio of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth, and played their first gig opening for The Ramones at the legendary CBGBs. 426 more words


The Greatest Nerd Rock Records of All Time

When your childhood is molded by incessant teasing, unrequited love, and awkward moments of always being chosen last in kickball, the least likely career path to choose is that of rock stardom. 1,536 more words

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