TOM WAITS

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In the 1970s, Tom Waits combined a lyrical focus on desperate, low-life characters with a persona that seemed to embody the same lifestyle, which he sang about in a raspy, gravelly voice. From the '80s on, his work became increasingly theatrical as he moved into acting and composing. Growing up in Southern California, Waits attracted the attention of manager Herb Cohen, who also handled Frank Zappa, and was signed by him at the beginning of the 1970s, resulting in the material later released as The Early Years and The Early Years, Vol. 2. His formal recording debut came with Closing Time (1973) on Asylum Records, an album that contained "Ol' 55," which was covered by labelmates the Eagles for their On the Border album. Waits attracted critical acclaim and a cult audience for his subsequent albums, The Heart of Saturday Night (1974), the two-LP live set Nighthawks at the Diner read more...
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TOM WAITS Closing Time album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Closing Time
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1973
TOM WAITS The Heart Of Saturday Night album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Heart Of Saturday Night
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1974
TOM WAITS Small Change album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Small Change
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1976
TOM WAITS Foreign Affairs album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Foreign Affairs
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1977
TOM WAITS Blue Valentine album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Blue Valentine
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1978
TOM WAITS Heartattack And Vine album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Heartattack And Vine
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1980
TOM WAITS One From The Heart - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Of Francis Coppola's Movie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One From The Heart - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Of Francis Coppola's Movie
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1982
TOM WAITS Swordfishtrombones album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Swordfishtrombones
Jazz Related Rock 1983
TOM WAITS Rain Dogs album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Rain Dogs
Jazz Related Rock 1985
TOM WAITS Franks Wild Years album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Franks Wild Years
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1987
TOM WAITS Night On Earth (Original Soundtrack Recording) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night On Earth (Original Soundtrack Recording)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1991
TOM WAITS Bone Machine album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Bone Machine
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1992
TOM WAITS The Black Rider album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
The Black Rider
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1993
TOM WAITS Mule Conversations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mule Conversations
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1999
TOM WAITS Mule Variations album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Mule Variations
Jazz Related Rock 1999
TOM WAITS Alice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
TOM WAITS Blood Money album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Blood Money
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
TOM WAITS Real Gone album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Real Gone
Jazz Related Rock 2004
TOM WAITS Bad As Me album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Bad As Me
Jazz Related Rock 2011

TOM WAITS EPs & splits

TOM WAITS live albums

TOM WAITS Nighthawks At The Diner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nighthawks At The Diner
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1975
TOM WAITS Big Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Time
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1988
TOM WAITS Glitter And Doom Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Glitter And Doom Live
Jazz Related Rock 2009
TOM WAITS Cold Beer On A Hot Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cold Beer On A Hot Night
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016
TOM WAITS Unplugged Live at KPFK Folkscene Studios Los Angeles - July 23, 1974 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unplugged Live at KPFK Folkscene Studios Los Angeles - July 23, 1974
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016
TOM WAITS Minneapolis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Minneapolis
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016
TOM WAITS Live At The Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago, November 21, 1976 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago, November 21, 1976
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016

TOM WAITS demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

TOM WAITS A Conversation With Tom Waits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Conversation With Tom Waits
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1983
TOM WAITS We're All Mad Here: A Conversation With Tom Waits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We're All Mad Here: A Conversation With Tom Waits
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002

TOM WAITS re-issues & compilations

TOM WAITS Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006

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