Friday, July 30, 2010

'These Slippery People Help Us Understand!'




Possessed by the fever of FELA, here's the TALKING HEADS in fluid delirium. They're backed by Nona Hendryx on vocals and Bernie Worrell on keyboards.

TALKING HEADS -"Slippery People" (1983)



And here's the ever wonderful STAPLES SINGERS putting their own liquid moves on it.

THE STAPLES SINGERS -"Slippery People" (1984)



Not long after, POPS STAPLES played the man with the mojo in David Byrne's film, "True Stories".

POPS STAPLES + Talking Heads -"Papa Legba" (1986)

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