i ran across this little tid-bit on the internet today.
actually, that whole album is pretty damned good.
kinky, like tom, are two performers / songwriters
that define their own music [though friedman is
definitely steeped in texas country].
if you like tom, you may like friedman.
The only one I'm keen to is Screamin' Jay Hawkins' cover of "Whistlin' Past the Graveyard", which can be found on Itunes on the "New Coat of Paint: Tom Waits covers" comp. (I like Lydia Lunch, but just not that cover, ehhh).
Other than that I got pretty excited to hear Queens of the Stoneage did a cover of "Going Out West", can't say it's superb but I love Queens and like Homme's impression at the beginning. listen to it: here
And everyone knows Scarlett Johansens' cover cd is just absolute shit.
So what other covers should I check out?!
Right now (Jul 30), it's the "Latest Episode" link on the "All Songs Considered Podcast" page.
If you want to pull that down right now as a save-as link, try this:
At any rate, go, quickly, before they're gone again.
as a recent discoverer of tom waits, i was wondering if any of you have a larger version of this photo, or more from this shoot? i love it.
i get an error message on it... hope it hasn't gone belly up, i loved that site!
hope y'all are enjoying/enjoyed his tour if you went. i wanted to, but didn't get tickets in time, so i'm stuck with watching bootlegs...
Oh, or that it's illegal for a woman to parachute on Sundays in Oklahoma?
Or that his sperm's gotten real expensive?
The moon smells like fireworks? So Neil Armstrong told him ('cause apparently he can smell through his suit).
Jacksonville was amazin'.