Talking Heads (1975-1991)
David Byrne (vocals, guitar)
Jerry Harrison (guitar, keyboards)
Tina Weymouth (bass)
Chris Frantz (drums)
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Byrne, Frantz, and Weymouth all attended the Rhode Island School Of Design.
Frantz and Weymouth are married. They still record and perform with The Tom Tom Club, which started out as a side project while they were with The Talking Heads.
Harrison graduated from Harvard.
"Talking Head" is a television term for a person, usually a newscaster, speaking on camera.
There is no "The" in the name of the band. It is simply Talking Heads.
The famous Oxford band Radiohead got their name from a Talking Heads' song. They were previously called On A Friday. (thanks, Sebastian - Mt. Vernon, NY)
Joshua Scott Jones explains why he's always asking forgiveness from his musical partner, who's also his girlfriend.
Rupert crafted hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?