Public Image Ltd – The One (Starters for Ten #309) 9.10.31

Starters for Ten 2019 – #309: Top Ten 2015 tunes: 191105

PiL – The One (2015)

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 my 31st – my top ten 2015 tunes – here’s The One from PiL’s 2015 album ‘What the world needs to know’

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come on Eileen (Starters for Ten #294) 4.10.30

Starters for Ten 2019 – #294: Top Ten 1980’s numbers: 191021

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come on Eileen (1982)

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 my 30th – my top ten 1980’s numbers – here’s Come on Eileen, released by Dexy’s Midnight Runners in 1982.

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

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 – 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 – Psycho Killer (Starters for Ten #113) 3/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #113: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190423

Talking Heads – Psycho Killer (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 Psycho Killer from the band’s 1977 debut ‘Talking Heads:77’

Talking Heads – Take me to the river (Starters for ten #112) 2/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #112: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190422

Talking Heads – Take me to the river (1978)

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 Take me to the river, also from the 1978 album ‘More songs about buildings and food’