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The words and music of Tom Waits

Author: Corinne Kessel
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis and commentary on the work of such important artists as John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Simon, Carole King, Bob Marley, Frank Zappa, Sting, and David Bowie, and does so in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kessel, Corinne.
Words and music of Tom Waits.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, ©2009
(OCoLC)639399357
Named Person: Tom Waits; Tom Waits; Tom Waits; Tom Waits
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Corinne Kessel
ISBN: 9780313349065 0313349061
OCLC Number: 236328828
Description: xiv, 176 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Life and works, in brief --
Music, instrumentation, and voice. Night 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 dogs ; The pianist has been drinking ; Black market babies ; The only kind of love ; Soldier's things and sailor's dreams ; Train songs ; The wild years ; Human oddities ; A little drop of poison: outlaws and bandits ; Crossroads ; Sururalism --
Beautiful maladies: Tom Waits' realism ; Closing time.
Series Title: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Responsibility: Corinne Kessel.
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