More substantive content soon. But in the meantime, the bassline for this song, “Book I Read” by Talking Heads, got stuck in my head earlier today, and I figured the title gave it at least a superficial link to this blog:
This song was originally on their first album, Talking Heads 77, but the live versions I’ve heard are funkier. A tight-as-hell version is from their 1983 Saratoga, NY set, during the Stop Making Sense tour (via Aquarium Drunkard).
Below the break is a counterbalancing song, both in subject matter and funkiness.
“The Book I Haven’t Read” by Lambchop, from Nixon: