Tag Archives: 1983

Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) (music video)

Someone said “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” is their favorite song. Not just their favorite Talking Heads song, but their favorite song. Period. I wouldn’t go that far, but I will say that it’s probably my favorite Talking … Continue reading

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Genesis – Mama (music video)

“Mama” was the first single off of Genesis’ 1983 self-titled record. It’s a pretty bad ass song, especially for a Genesis song. It’s got that creepy laugh thing Phil Collins does, plus he does a lot of screaming at the … Continue reading

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Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing (Live at the Grammy Awards in 1983)

Here’s Marvin Gaye performing “Sexual Healing” – his last big hit before his father shot him. This is at the 1983 Grammys, and you can see Lily Tomlin and others get up on their feet to give him a standing … Continue reading

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Randy Newman – I Love L.A. (music video)

I was listening to NPR on the way into work today. A music critic – Holly Gleason, I think – was talking about the music different bands listen to backstage at shows. One of the examples was Grace Potter & … Continue reading

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A December of Dylan, Day 29: Bob Dylan – Sweetheart Like You (video)

“What’s a sweetheart like you doing in a dump like this?” Today’s Dylan video is from 1983, a gem off the Infidels record.

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Bobby & The Midnites – Easy to Slip (Live in 1983)

“So I light another cigarette…” That line always sounds kind of odd to me, when Bobby sings it. Cigarettes and Bobby don’t mix in my mind. But it’s a Little Feat song, which explains the incongruence. This is by far … Continue reading

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