Talking Heads: Take Me To The River, Live 1980
I recently came across a great full-length concert video of the Talking Heads and it got me moving. Taken from their November 1980 performance the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, the band is in rare form with Tina Weymouth sharing bass duties with Busta “Cherry” Jones. Other members of the touring band include soon-to-be King Crimson member Adrian Belew and Parliament keyboardist Bernie Worrell. Needless to say, the band’s chemistry is electric.
Here’s a clip of “Take Me To The River” from the concert’s encore. Weymouth and Jones double the bluesy, driving bass line throughout. Jones adds tasteful fills during the breakdown for a little extra low end.