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Talking Heads' Rhythm Section's Side Career

Drummer Chris Frantz and bassist Tina Weymouth are a married couple who comprise the Talking Heads' rhythm section. Despite the band's success, they found it hard to support their two children. To make ends meet, Frantz and Weymouth started a new band called Tom-Tom Club. Their new album is called Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom.

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Other segments from the episode on April 19, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 19, 1989: Interview with Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth; Review of the album "American Musical Theater: Shows, Songs, and Stars"; Interview with Robert Ludlum;…

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