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Byrne and Eno: An Encore

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Almost 30 years ago, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and producer Brian Eno made history with a groundbreaking album. Byrne joins us today to discuss their latest collaboration. Also: jazz-pop vocalist Madeleine Peyroux joins us to perform live.


David Byrne and Madeleine Peyroux

David Byrne

Pop star David Byrne’s collaboration with producer Brian Eno in the 70s and 80s generated some of the best music either man has created to date. Last year, they teamed up again for an album called "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today." Now, Byrne is touring with that repertoire in ...

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Madeleine Peyroux

When jazz-pop vocalist Madeleine Peyroux arrived on the scene in the mid '90s, she was often compared to Billie Holiday, not just because of her smoke-and-whiskey vocals but because of her preference for classic songs of the ‘30s and 40s. On her latest album, "Bare Bones," the former street busker ...

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Everything That Happens Will Happen to David Byrne

David Byrne has been one of my very favorite musicians for a long time. One of the reasons he has remained a favorite is because he has never rested on his back catalogue. His career has been full of ...