May 17, 2006 Playlist

"My Life in The Bush of Ghosts" by Eno & Byrne
Brian Eno & David Byrne "My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts" 1981 (UK/USA)
Eno and Byrne began collaborating together in 1978 on the Talking Heads' second album, and their fruitful partnership arguably culminated with the Heads' polyrhythmic Eno-produced masterpiece "Remain In Light" (1980) and this record. "My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts" was groundbreaking for it's time, using sampled voices and rhythm tracks built on tape loops, in a somewhat proto-hip-hop fashion. Nonesuch has just reissued this album on CD with 7 bonus tracks, but not including "Qu'ran" which appeared on the original LP, and has been cut from all subsequent versions.
R = Listener Request
Battle of the 1970's: Prog Rock vs. New Wave
Birthdays this week:
David Byrne, leader of Talking Heads (53 on May 14)
Brian Eno, synthesizerist from Roxy Music & conceptualist / super-producer (58 on May 15)
Bill Bruford, drummer from Yes & King Crimson (turns 56 today)
Rick Wakeman, keyboardist from Yes (57 on May 18)
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Karn Evil 9, First Impression (part 1)
Yes (Wakeman & Bruford) - South Side Of The Sky
Talking Heads (produced by Eno) - The Great Curve
Brian Eno & David Byrne - Regiment  CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
Brian Eno & David Byrne - Qu'ran  CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK (only on original LP release, cut from all subsequent reissues)
Roxy Music (Eno) - Re-Make / Re-Model
Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire
King Crimson (Bruford) - The Great Deceiver
Talking Heads (produced by Eno) - Animals
Yes (Wakeman & Bruford) - Siberian Khatru
Frank Zappa - The Blue Light / Tinseltown Rebellion (live 1981)
Nina Hagen - Iki Maska
Moebius & Plank - Feedback 66
Van Der Graaf Generator - A Place To Survive
Au Pairs - No More Secret Lives
X-Ray Spex - Warrior In Woolworth's
Can - Aspectacle
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Love Beach
The Police - Be My Girl / Sally
Talking Heads (produced by Eno) - Found A Job
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance
Mission of Burma - Peking Spring
Wire - Too Late
Gentle Giant - Alucard
King Crimson (Bruford) - One More Red Nightmare (R)
Television (demos produced by Eno) - Friction
The B-52's (produced by Byrne) - Mesopotamia
U2 (produced by Eno) - Wire
Brian Eno - Everything Merges With The Night

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