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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Words and music of Tom Waits.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, c2009
|Named Person:||Tom Waits|
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780313349072 031334907X 0313349061 9780313349065|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 176 p.)|
|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.|
"Providing an overview of this prolific composer's entire musical career, this volume also examines the recurring imagery, characters, and narrative themes in the artist's work as well as his musical