Today's special An Artist Is Born birthday shoutout goes to JERRY HARRISON (1949). A keyboardist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, Harrison rose to prominence as a member of the critically acclaimed New Wave band TALKING HEADS. He was also an original member of the the American proto-punk band THE MODERN LOVERS. Additionally, Harrison has released 3 solo albums, and has produced several well-known artists, including No Doubt, Rusted Root, Violent Femmes, and Crash Test Dummies. Harrison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Talking Heads back in 2002.