Happy Birthday! Jerry Harrison


"Take Me To The River" Official Photo Op - 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival

"Take Me To The River" Official Photo Op - 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival

Born on this day in 1949, Jeremiah Griffin Harrison (aka Jerry Harrison), the American songwriter, musician, producer, and entrepreneur, best known as the keyboardist and guitarist for Talking Heads and as an original member of the Modern Lovers, turns 72. In 2002, Harrison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Talking Heads.

In his honor, check out this classic clip of Jerry (and Talking Heads) performing "Burning Down The House" on David Letterman in 1983, below.