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Check out episode 4 of the '77 Music Club podcast on Tom Tom Club

The year is 1981 and pop culture is exploding around the world — Raiders of the Lost Ark premieres, the wreckage of the Titanic is found, and Lady Diana Spencer marries Charles, Prince of Wales. 231 more words

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Women’s History Month: Tom Tom Club’s “Genius of Love”

This month on my own blog, Dystopian Dance Party, we’re highlighting our favorite women artists to celebrate Women’s History Month. So I thought I would take the opportunity to cross-post a few pieces that Andre’s readers might be interested in, starting with today’s post on… 493 more words

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The Daily Cut Talking Heads: "Psycho Killer"

Talking Heads: “Psycho Killer”

ALBUM: Talking Heads: 77

YEAR: 1977

WRITERS: David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth

Peaked at number-92 on the Billboard Hot 100. 106 more words

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TOM TOM CLUB - " Tom Tom Club " Reissue

“Who needs to think when your feet just go?” So sings Tina Weymouth on Tom Tom Clubs  debut album. And rightly so — this was the sunny break in the islands that the rhythm section of… 161 more words

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The Daily Cut: Talking Heads "And She Was"

Talking Heads: “And She Was”

ALBUM: Little Creatures

YEAR: 1985

WRITER: David Byrne

Peaked at number-11 on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart and at number-54 on the Hot 100. 120 more words

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TALKING HEADS - " CBGB's "

There was a grungy dive of a place on the Bowery called CBGB that was home to bikers, neighborhood drunks and the seeds of a musical revolution that changed the future of music. 992 more words

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