David Byrne Presents: The Funky Broadway
by David Byrne
When I moved to New York, I worked for a while as an usher in a movie theater on East 34th Street. Once in a while, I had the job of taking the tickets, receipts, or sometimes the reels of film in big cans to the chain headquarters further uptown. Broadway! This street was famous, I thought to myself, it’s in songs and movies, and now I’m walking on it!