WYEP's Birthday Tribute to David Byrne

 
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David Byrne turned 65 on May 14, 2017.  WYEP's Brian Siewiorek presents a one-hour tribute to Byrne's music, from Talking Heads to his solo work, and his many collaborations.  Originally aired: May 15, 2017. 

Here's some more of Byrne's notable collaborations... 

He plays guitar on this 1984 Staples Singers cover of Talking Heads' "Slippery People"...

The Staple Singers, "Slippery People," from LBJ on Vimeo.

With Cuban singer Celia Cruz...

Playing with the Tom Tom Club in 1988 (also with Lou Reed)...

With Selena in 1995...

Playing with 10,000 Maniacs on their 1993 "MTV Unplugged" episode...

On "The Simpsons" in 2007...

With The BPA (Fatboy Slim) & Dizzee Rascal in 2008

With N.A.S.A., Chuck D, Seu Jorge, Ras Congo & Z-Trip in 2009

With De La Soul in 2016

With Anna Calvi in 2014

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