Saturday, April 04, 2009

TRUE STORIES

So a good friend of mine sent me a link to this tacky conspiracy nutball video and it reminded me of "Puzzling Evidence" in True Stories. In looking for that scene on YouTube, I quickly realized that several scenes from that movie -- one of my favorites of the '80s --are available.

David Byrne said after the "soundtrack" alnum came out, he regretted not releasing a version with the actual actors singing their songs. Hey Dave, I've always liked that idea. It's not too late.

Here's a few of my favorites:



Here's the great Pops Staples as a Voodoo priest. (As you'll see, this was from the German version of the film)



And who can forget The Lying Woman, Santa Fe's own Jo Harvey Allen?

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