Thursday, May 11, 2017

Talking Heads 1983-10-04 Providence Civic Center Providence R.I.

Where It All Began...
Talking Heads
David Byrne: vocals, guitar
Jerry Harrison: guitar
Tina Weymouth: bass
Chris Frantz: drums
Bernie Worrell: keyboards
Steve Scales: percussion
Ednah Holt: backing vocals
Lynn Mabry: backing vocals
Alex Weir: guitar

Providence Civic Center
Providence R.I.
October 4, 1983
source: 1st generation audience tape
runtime: 121:18

setlist: disc 1: 43:57
  1: psycho killer (acoustic)  5:21
  2: heaven (acoustic)  4:02
  3: thank you for sending me an angel  2:18
  4: love > building on fire  3:12
  5: the book I read  4:45
  6: slippery people  5:23
  7: cities  4:45
  8: big blue Plymouth  4:33
  9: burning down the house  3:53
  10: life during wartime  5:45
        -set break-
          disc 2: 77:20
  11: making flippy floppy  6:11
  12: swamp  5:15
  13: what a day that was  6:33
  14: naïve melody (this must be the place)  5:07
  15: once in a lifetime  5:38
  16: big business 5:04 >
  17: I zimbra  3:26
  18: houses in motion  6:32
  19: genius of love (Tom Tom Club)  6:18
  20: girlfriend is better  5:47
  21: take me to the river  8:50
  22: pull up the roots  5:36
  23: crosseyed and painless  7:00
lineage: Nakamichi CM-100 microphones >
         Sony D-5 cassette deck (dolby off) >
         Maxell XLII-S cassettes >
         my copy > (copied Nak. to Nak. also Maxell XLII-S cassettes)
         soundforge 4.5 (wav) > FLAC 6 (sb's aligned) > torrentially yours.
         a this and that production.
         Do not sell this recording.
         share the heads freely, losslessly and gaplessly.
comments:
  This is a full show from the 83 Talking Heads tour back in the state where they all went to
college together in the 1970's and then became one of the biggest bands of the 80's. This was
the first hockey arena tour for the Heads, and there is a fair amount of crowd in this recording
(having seen them once in 1980, I would imagine that is very hard to avoid at a TH show after 78
when they played in clubs.) this is a very good performance, and the recording is the whole show.
there is a fadeout ending track 10 and fade in beginning track 11 because there was a set break
at that point, making for a good disc break if being "Byrned" to CD.

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