Vinyl Archives: Week of December 15th

Featuring Talking Heads, John Lennon, Pavement, and more

Join us on a journey through the gigantic vinyl archive each weekday on-air at 9:45 a.m. & 3:45 p.m. If you miss an episode, you can catch them on Facebook and Twitter at 9 p.m. each weeknight, or on

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Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime”

A new trailer for John Mulaney’s forthcoming Netflix special John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Brunch has arrived, and it highlights guest star and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne. The clip previews the forthcoming children’s musical comedy and variety show. In fact, the trailer even teases several forthcoming guest stars like Byrne, Natasha Lyonne, Richard Kind, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Watch the trailer in full here.

John Lennon – “Imagine”

John Lennon’s green-tinted sunglasses sold for £137,500, or approximately $184,000 at an auction. The auction was held at Sotheby’s London, and the glasses were put up by Lennon’s former chauffer, Alan Herring. The Sotheby’s listing explains that the non-perscription glasses were given to Lennon in the 1960s so that he could get ready for his role in Richard Lester’s film, How I Won the War.

Pavement – “Cut Your Hair”

Pavement members Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich are set to perform at a David Berman tribute show in Portland. Malkmus and Nastanovich will perform at Bike Chain Rain: A Birthday Tribute To David Cloud Berman at Portland’s Bunk Bar. The event will take place on January 4th, which marks what would have been Berman’s 53rd birthday. Learn more about the event here.

Iggy Pop – “Lust For Life”

The Recording Academy has just announced the artists that will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Awards in 2020, and Iggy Pop is one of them. The list includes Pop, Roberta Flack, Public Enemy, John Prine, Isaac Hayes, Chicago, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The awards will be handed out at the official ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles on April 18th.

Joy Division – “Love Will Tear Us Apart”

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death, and in response, an artist that grew up with him has made sculptures of the four members of Joy Division. The sculptures will be revealed this weekend in Cheshire, where they will serve as a lasting tribute to the band and frontman.