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Talking Heads and The Beat at the Greek Theater Los Angeles

Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 8 November 1980

THIS WAS no mere toe-tapper. We're talking worn shoe-leather tonight, holes in the soles and corns on the toes, sore feet in a venue more used to producing sore behinds with its no-dance policy. Two and a half hours of solid bop with barely a half hour off for cocktails.

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