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David Byrne

David Byrne
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David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician permanently residing in the United States, and was a founding member and principal songwriter of the American New Wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Various Artists — And I'll Scratch Yours Various Artists — And I'll Scratch Yours
(RealWorld PGCD14, 2013, CD)
David Byrne & St Vincent — Love This Giant David Byrne & St Vincent — Love This Giant
(4AD CAD3231CD, 2012, CD)
David Byrne & Brian Eno — Everything That Happens Will Happen Today David Byrne & Brian Eno — Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
(Todomundo TODO 002, 2008, CD)
Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth
(MVDV4618, 2007, DVD)
David Byrne — Grown Backwards David Byrne — Grown Backwards
(Nonesuch 79826-2, 2004, CD)
BPM&M — XtraKcts & ArtifaKcts BPM&M — XtraKcts & ArtifaKcts
(Papabear PBCD5, 2001, CD)
Ryuichi Sakamoto — Sweet Revenge Ryuichi Sakamoto — Sweet Revenge
(Elektra 61680-2, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged
(Cramps Records 0138652CRA, 1993/2002, CD)
David Byrne — Rei Momo David Byrne — Rei Momo
(Luaka Bop 9 25990-2, 1989, CD)
Talking Heads — Naked Talking Heads — Naked
(Rhino Records R2 76457, 1988/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — True Stories Talking Heads — True Stories
(EMI CDP 7463452, 1986/2000, CD)
Talking Heads — Little Creatures Talking Heads — Little Creatures
(Sire 9 25305-2, 1985, CD)
Talking Heads — Stop Making Sense Talking Heads — Stop Making Sense
(Sire 9 47489-2, 1984/1999, CD)
Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues
(Rhino Records R2 76453, 1983/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads Talking Heads — The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads
(Rhino Records R2 76489, 1982/2004, 2CD)
David Byrne — The Complete Score from the Broadway Production of David Byrne — The Complete Score from the Broadway Production of "The Catherine Wheel"
(Sire 3645-2, 1981/1990, CD)
Brian Eno / David Byrne — My Life in the Bush of Ghosts Brian Eno / David Byrne — My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
(Nonesuch 79894-2, 1981/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — Remain in Light Talking Heads — Remain in Light
(Rhino Records R2 76452, 1980/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — Fear of Music Talking Heads — Fear of Music
(Rhino Records R2 76451, 1979/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — More Songs about Buildings and Food Talking Heads — More Songs about Buildings and Food
(Rhino Records R2 76450, 1978/2006, CD)
Talking Heads — Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads — Talking Heads: 77
(Rhino Records R2 76449, 1977/2006, CD)

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