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The words and music of Tom Waits

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Praeger Publishers , Westport, Conn
Waits, Tom, -- 1949- -- Criticism and interpretation, Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism, Motion picture music -- United States -- History and crit
StatementCorinne Kessel.
SeriesThe Praeger singer-songwriter collection
LC ClassificationsML420.W13 K47 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22513873M
ISBN 139780313349065
LC Control Number2008037538

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Tom Waits, even with his barnyard growl and urban hipster yawp, may just be what the Daily Telegraph calls him: “the greatest entertainer on Planet Earth.” Over a span of almost four decades, he has transformed his music and persona not to suit the times but his  › Books › Arts & Photography › Music.

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The Lyrics of Tom Waits by Ecco Press () M - Z. Magic in the Night: The Words The words and music of Tom Waits book Music of Bruce Springsteen by Rob Kirkpatrick () Making Records: The Scenes Behind The Music by Phil Ramone with Charles Granata () Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the s by Tom I can't read music on a scale, and I can't pick out a key from a song on the radio.

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Tom Waits is a man who places extreme importance on the aspect of intellectual culture. A singer-songwriter, an actor and a composer, a poet and an avid reader of literature, Tom Waits devours artistic information like a boozehound searching for his next ://   Buy The Many Lives of Tom Waits 01 by Humphries, Patrick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Arts & Photography › Music › Styles. Tom Waits first album, "Closing Time", was released in A contemporary artist, Waits is mostly known for his lyrical and poetical songwriting and raspy gravelly voice.

His own inspiration is rooted in early blues and beat poetry with influences like Howlin' Wolf and Jack Kerouac. Apart from music, Waits also has a strong presence in ://+waits.

Tom Waits Bio Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, ) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car." Tom Tales; Tom Traubert's Blues; Tom Traubert's Blues; Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets To The Wind In Top Of The Hill; Town With No Cheer; Train Song; Train Song; Trampled Rose; Trampled Rose; Trouble's Braids; Two ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 25 cm.

Contents: Life and works, in brief --Music, instrumentation, and on earth: a nomadic soundtrack ; Dirty water on a swordfishtrombone ; A voice from the gutter ; The black box --Tom's Wanderers: character and narrative in the music of Tom Waits ; Nighthawks and tire tramps ; Rain Waits has never written an autobiography, has notoriously played fast and loose with the truth, but this collection of interviews is practically Tom Waits in his own words.

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Tom Waits on Tom Waits is a selection of over fifty of his most intriguing interviews, the majority of which have never been collected in book form before. In each Waits shares something truly unique, delivering prose as crafted, poetic, potent and haunting as his best  › Arts & Photography › Music › Styles.

Spanning Tom Waits' extraordinary year career, from Closing Time to Orphans, Lowside of the Road is Barney Hoskyns' unique take on one of rock's great enigmas. Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Waits is a chameleonic survivor who's achieved long-term success while retaining cult credibility and outsider  › Arts & Photography › Music › Styles.

Over the past three decades, Tom Waits has achieved the kind of top-shelf cult status most artists only dream about. In his varied career, he has acted alongside Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, and Lily Tomlin; his songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Bruce Springsteen, Sarah McLachlan, the Eagles, and the Ramones; he's won two Grammys, a Golden Globe, and been n View Tom Waits song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings.

We have 33 albums and song lyrics in our ://   What this book has which, Barney Hoskyns biography of Waits Lowside of the Road lacks: Humphries litters Small Change with the best Waits lines from interviews and song to indicate the mindset and writing style for different stages of Waits' career.

Besides that, as far as being a biography proper, it pales in comparison to Lowside of the Road, for instance lacking any depth when it comes to A well-written book with lots of interesting information about Tom Waits' music. Definitely written for serious fans. Jacobs is very respectful of Tom Waits' privacy, which I can appreciate because I revere Tom so much myself.

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After beginning his career on the margins of the s Los Angeles rock scene, Waits has spent the last thirty years carving out a place for himself among such   By helping UG you make the world better and earn IQ Suggest correction With that out of the way, Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, ) is an innovative musician, generally classified as Alternative, but borrowing heavily from European and American folk music, gospel, lounge music, pop, the blues, cabaret, and occasionally country and even rap (he beatboxes on the album Real Gone and Atmosphere's When Life The Best Cover Songs Of Decem • Wilco and Tom Waits were some of the year's most-covered artists.

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Emo and Warped Tour-core got their share of love, ://   With a vast majority of musicians, you can say “Oh, they sound a bit like so-and-so” but with Tom Waits, you really can’t do that.

Tom Waits sounds like Tom Waits and nobody else. He started as a bar-room crooner, the guy who sat behind the piano and played for tips and this vocal style would remain with him until when he released Tom Waits: “It’s an adventure song. I like adventure songs and I always remembered that in the studio the drum sound that we used was a two by four attacking somebody’s chest of drawers and It borrows from Tom Waits’s rock sound, with the first disc being blues and rock-based, the second centred on slow-tempo, melancholic ballads, and the third on more experimental compositions.

Additionally, the record contains influences of other genres, including folk, gospel, jazz and roots ://?id. Tom Waits, Actor: Seven Psychopaths. Thomas Alan Waits was born in Pomona, California, to schoolteachers Alma Fern (Johnson) and Jesse Frank Waits.

Described as one of the last beatniks of the contemporary music, Waits in fact has two separate careers. From (LP "Closing Time") to ("One From The Heart" soundtrack), he recorded nine LPs for Asylum Records, writing songs Bastards is the third and edgiest volume in the set.

Think Bone Machine's wilder moments combined with Waits' loopy on-stage standup comedy in the form of the six spoken word pieces included here and the chaotic aesthetics of the rest of this track lineup.

The eerie, cabaret-inside-a-carnival music that is Weill and Brecht's "What Keeps Mankind Alive" enlists banjos, accordion, tuba, and.

quotes from Tom Waits: 'My kids are starting to notice I'm a little different from the other dads. "Why don't you have a straight job like everyone else?" they asked me the other day.

I told them this story: In the forest, there was a crooked tree and a straight tree. Every day, the straight tree would say to the crooked tree, "Look at me I'm tall, and I'm straight, and I'm ://  Tom Waits Interviews Tom Waits: All Songs Considered We get a lot of promotional press releases from labels, and normally don't run a word of them.

They are, after all,   His seventies relationship with Rickie Lee Jones was detailed in a Spring issue of British music magazine Mojo, issue # A book Tom Waits on Tom Waits