Talking Heads – Cities (Starters for ten #120) 10/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #120: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190430

Talking Heads – Cities (1979)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Concluding the 12th – my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s the alternative version of Cities from the 1979 album ‘Performance’, recorded at the Berkley School on Music, Boston in August 1979 to promote the band’s ‘Fear of Music’ tour.

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems

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Talking Heads – Pulled up (Starters for Ten #119) 9/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #119: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190429

Talking Heads – Pulled Up (1977)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Pulled Up from the 1977 album, aptly titled ’77’

Talking Heads – And she was (Starters for Ten #118) 8/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #118: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190428

Talking Heads – And she was (1985)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s And she was from the 1985 album ‘Little Creatures’

Talking Heads – Burning down the house (Starters for Ten #117) 7/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #117: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190427

Talking Heads – Burning down the house (1983)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Burning down the house from the 1983 album ‘Speaking in tongues’

Talking Heads – Animals (Starters for Ten #116) 6/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #116: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190426

Talking Heads – Animals (1979)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Animals from the 1979 album ‘Fear of Music’

Talking Heads – Life during wartime (Starters for Ten #115) 5/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #115: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190425

Talking Heads – Life during wartime (1979)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Life during wartime from the 1979 album ‘Fear of Music’

Talking Heads – Once in a lifetime (Starters for Ten #114) 4/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #114: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190424

Talking Heads – Once in a lifetime (1980)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Once in a lifetime from the 1980 album ‘Remain in Light’