Come & Take It Live
"...During a long-forgotten episode of American Bandstand in the late Seventies, Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth told Dick Clark, "We want to change the face of music," something even Clark's plastic surgeons might've considered a stretch. It was a bold declaration for anyone to make on national television, let alone someone from an obscure art-punk band of preppy nerds in sweater vests...."
"...Some weeks later, Dean and I sat in my living room listening to Talking Heads, still underemployed, the album practically imprinted in my DNA. David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison made a record that truly meant something to me, songs of disaffection, yes, but more so songs of yearning..."
"...MUSIC AWARDS SCOOP Maybe the Chronicle doesn't realize what a hot location their Manchaca office is, but the phone and computer lines here have been burning up with Austin Music Awards gossip, especially the guest presenters. Besides Raul Malo of the Mavericks and Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads, Friday Night Lights star Dana Wheeler-Nicholson and U2 DJ/Dublin gadabout B.P..."
"...“We were all poor,” recalled Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth of the mid-Seventies. “None of us had money, New York City had no money, but we also didn't have [Nineties mayor Rudolph] Giuliani ticketing us for jaywalking.”..."
"...Drawing together a few of the people who were there when club owner Hilly Kristal opened its doors to New York City's underground rock scene in 1973, the memories flowed for more than a hour, but it could have gone on much longer. Moderator David Katznelson, head of the Birdman Recording Group, chose to introduce topics and let Seymour Stein of Sire Records, Talking Heads Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, and Blondie drummer Clem Burke tell their tales, ranging from the club's infamous pot of chili to remembrances of the Ramones, Richard Hell, and the Dead Boys..."
"...One of my first tasks was alphabetizing her photo collection. Margaret had to find a misplaced photo of Tina Weymouth, bass player for the Talking Heads..."
"...Stop Making SenseD: Jonathan Demme (1984); with David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison. Stop Making Sense is considered by many to be one of the best concert films of all time, and possibly the best (depending on how one feels about the band). There are people who find David Byrne to be affected and bizarre, but plenty of others have no such problems..."
"...That's just fine by keyboard player Jerry Harrison, who along with bassist Tina Weymouth and drummer Chris Frantz in the late Seventies, gave the band its poppy but clever rhythms, a quirky bottom line that was the perfect antidote to punk and boasted smart lyrics to match. The classic Talking Heads line-up produced a sound and direction still unmatched, but the band ultimately imploded into other projects: films, acting, film scoring, production, side bands, parenthood..."
"...• From CBGB to the World: A Downtown Diaspora, featuring former Talking Heads backline Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, photographer Julia Gorton, Television guitarist Richard Lloyd, and musician and producer Chris Stamey News & Journalism..."
"...New Orleans on the river boat listening to the Staple Family and the Neville Brothers, deciding I was never going to do mushrooms again. Running across Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth, and Chris Frantz backstage at the Music Awards..."
"...Austin first heard of Speak citywide in 2010 when it released the five-song Hear Here EP and took home Best New Band at the Austin Music Awards. Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads presented the plaque to the quartet, who were as humbled by the company onstage as by the spotlight..."
"...A thinking man's rocker, San Francisco's Chuck Prophet released his most political work to date with 2009's ¡Let Freedom Ring! (Yep Roc). If that's not enough, Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz of Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club fame will be DJ'ing between sets..."
"...The buzz in the Chronicle's South by Southwest headquarters at the Omni has been steadily rising as the Austin Music Awards at the Austin Music Hall finally arrives tonight. Previously confirmed guest presenters Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz will be joined by fellow Talking Head Jerry Harrison, who discovered (and later produced) Austin's the Black & White Years two years ago at SXSW..."
"...• Judy Collins, John Doe, Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club's Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, and Andrew W.K. are among the artists now on board for panel discussions at South by Southwest 2010..."
"...In the nick of time comes Austin's Cat Scientist, whose Rae Craig and Brant Bingamon voice the centrifugal balance down to the decimal point. Tom Tom Club's Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz got there first, Imperial Teen blew it up post-Cobain, and now the Scissor Sisters lead the field..."
"...After graduation, I attended RISD on partial scholarship for two years; Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz from the not-yet-formed Talking Heads were two of my classmates. I started the Blue Flames with my friend Scott Hamilton..."
"...To heck with the bands, the most interesting list for me, as far as SXSW is concerned, is always the one of all the people who'll be in town to speak at the various parts of the conference. This year, among those scheduled to appear on panels or in other similar speaking posts at either the music, film, or multimedia conferences, you'll find Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison (no, the Heads aren't expected to play SXSW), Subgenius Rev..."
"...South By Southwest has just handed me the first of many press releases to come, this one with the names of the "First Batch of Confirmed Panelists," and with names like Bill Bentley, manager Tim Collins (remember that whole Aerosmith thang -- are they/aren't they clean?), Sub Pop producing legend Jack Endino, remaining Heads: Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison, as well as Robin Holcomb, they may actually get some of those smokers and cell-phone users in off the balconies. And remember the mantra about all SXSW info: Everything is "subject to change"......"