But you also get the juke joint swagger of "Romeo Is Bleeding" and "Whistlin Past the Graveyard. This is also the record that contains one of Waits' most popular songs ever, "Christmas Card from A Hooker in Minneapolis. Shrink-wrapped. Decades and several musical evolutions later, Waits' Asylum years still hold a special place in the hearts of many fans.
Blue Valentine #ad - Waits' first seven albums on Asylum have been remastered and will be re-released via Anti-Records. Trading the piano for the guitar, the singer/songwriter is getting rawer and bluesier and the title track is a great example of this. Vinyl LP pressing. 1978's blue valentine is a big departure from earlier Waits albums.
Small ChangeEPITAPH #ad - Waits' first seven albums on Asylum have been remastered and will be re-released via Anti-Records. 1976's small change is a masterpiece that contains some of Waits' best early work. Classic jazz, tin pan alley, and Stephen Foster filtered through Tom's unique worldview and lyrical genius. After signing with asylum records in the early 1970s, Tom Waits recorded a series of acclaimed albums whose noir tales about the after-midnight underworld transformed the seedy into the sublime in songs laced with both dark humor and profound longing.
Small Change #ad - Heartbreaking, songs like "step right up, hilarious and always vivid, " "i wish I Was in New Orleans, " "Tom Traubert's Blues, " "The Piano Has Been Drinking" and "Invitation to the Blues" are all classics that have influenced generations of songwriters since. Shrink-wrapped. Vinyl LP pressing. Decades and several musical evolutions later, Waits' Asylum years still hold a special place in the hearts of many fans.
Recorded with a live orchestra and featuring jazz legend Shelly Manne on drums, Small Change stands as one of Tom Waits' most popular recordings.
Heartattack & VineEPITAPH #ad - On the nickle" is a moving song about the homeless people who lived on 5th street in downtown LA, and "Ruby's Arms" is a beautiful song with a lovely Bach-like melody. After signing with asylum records in the early 1970s, Tom Waits recorded a series of acclaimed albums whose noir tales about the after-midnight underworld transformed the seedy into the sublime in songs laced with both dark humor and profound longing.
Shrink-wrapped. Waits' first seven albums on Asylum have been remastered and will be re-released via Anti-Records. Siegal. This album also contains some of Waits' most popular ballads, including "Jersey Girl" which was famously a hit for Bruce Springsteen. Released in 1980, heartattack and vine was waits' final album on elektra Asylum and it built on the raw blues approach of Blue Valentine with the incendiary title track, the funky, organ driven "Downtown" and the stomping NOLA blues of "Mr.
Heartattack & Vine #ad - Decades and several musical evolutions later, Waits' Asylum years still hold a special place in the hearts of many fans. Vinyl LP pressing.
The Heart Of Saturday NightANTI #ad - Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. He has a cult following and has influenced subsequent songwriters despite having little radio or music video support. Shrink-wrapped. Waits' lyrics frequently present atmospheric portraits of grotesque, often seedy characters and places, although he has also shown a penchant for more conventional ballads.
The Heart Of Saturday Night #ad - Shrink-wrapped. The title song was written as a tribute to Jack Kerouac. The album cover is based on In the Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra. It is an illustration featuring a tired tom waits has built up a distinctive musical persona with his trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music.
. The heart of saturday night is the second studio album by singer and songwriter Tom Waits, originally released in 1974.
MULE VARIATIONS VinylANTI 28930175 #ad - Other promotional stops included a solo performance on VH1 Storytellers. In 2003, the album was ranked number 416 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. It was waits's first studio album since The Black Rider 1993. It won a grammy award for best contemporary Folk Album and was nominated for Best Male Rock Performance for the track "Hold On".
It also sold more than 500, 000 copies world wide. Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits- Mule Variations. The album was backed by an extensive tour in Europe and North America during the summer and autumn of 1999, which was Waits's first proper tour since 1987. Shrink-wrapped. Mule variations is the twelfth studio album by American musician Tom Waits, released on April 16, 1999 on the ANTI- label.
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Nighthawks At The Diner remasteredEPITAPH #ad - Nighthawks At The Diner remastered #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits - nighthawks at the diner remastered recorded in front of a live audience at the record Plant recording studio in Los Angeles in 1975, Nighthawks at the Diner debuts some of Waits' greatest classics like "Warm Beer, Cold Women" and "Eggs and Sausage" with a crack Jazz ensemble backing him up and some of the greatest stage patter ever committed to record.
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Foreign AffairsEPITAPH #ad - Remastered vinyl LP pressing. Opening with the instrumental "cinny's waltz" and featuring some new standards like "Muriel" and "I Never Talk To Strangers, " his dramatic duet with Bette Midler, the album gets into some of Waits' most ambitious storytelling ever. Copy of tom waits - nighthawks At The Diner Remastered - Vinyl LP Used Very Good.
Foreign Affairs #ad - Tom waits- Mule Variations. Foreign affairs also features the jazzy, colorful "Jack and Neil" and the sweeping, dramatic "Potters Field" as well as the classic ballads "Burma Shave" and "Sight for Sore Eyes. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. 1977's foreign affairs takes the jazz and poetry that Waits explored on his earlier albums in a more cinematic direction, foreshadowing his own breakthrough work in the '80s.
Closing TimeANTI #ad - Closing time is the debut record by tom Waits and it foreshadows the distinctly lyrical storytelling and original blending of jazz, blues and folk styles that would come to be associated with the artist. Digitally remastered edition. Shrink-wrapped. Waits performs enduring classics of his career such as Ol' 55 covered by the Eagles, the heartbreaking "Martha" and the gentle acoustic folk of "I Hope I Don't Fall In Love With You".
Produced and arranged by former lovin' Spoonful member Jerry Yester, Closing Time was the first of seven of Waits' major releases by Asylum. Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits - closing time Remastered - Vinyl LP Brand New. Shrink-wrapped. Copy of tom waits - nighthawks At The Diner Remastered - Vinyl LP Used Very Good.
Closing Time #ad - Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Tom waits- Mule Variations. The album is noted for being predominantly folk influenced although Waits intended for Closing Time to be "a jazz, piano-led album. Shrink-wrapped.
BawlersEPITAPH #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits - closing time Remastered - Vinyl LP Brand New. Bawlers, on the surface, is every bit as soothing as Brawlers is abrasive. Copy of tom waits - nighthawks At The Diner Remastered - Vinyl LP Used Very Good. More than any other disc, bawlers is proof that Waits can pull these kind of nightclub-act songs out of his derby hat at will, able to channel the archetypal piano-man character with minimal effort.
Bawlers #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits- Mule Variations. Shrink-wrapped. Given that this sound goes back to waits' earliest days, and intimate "world keeps turning" to show-stoppingly anthemic "Never Let Go", the timeframe is wider here than elsewhere in the set, yet it holds together with a late-night woozy consistency while veering from AM-radio jazz "You Can Never Hold Back Spring" to folk "Widow's Grove", "Down There By the Train".
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BastardsEPITAPH #ad - Brawlers is a collection of raucous blues and full-throated juke joint stomps Bawlers is a collection of Celtic and country ballads, lullabies, waltzes, piano and classic lyrical Waits' songs Bastards is a collection of experimental music and strange tales. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Tom waits - closing time Remastered - Vinyl LP Brand New.
Orphans also featured a number of songs finding a home on a Waits' album for the first time. These outtakes, rarities and the previously unreleased material were separately grouped into themes and named, Bawlers, Brawlers, and Bastards. They included waits' unique interpretations of songs by such diverse talents as The Ramones, Daniel Johnston, Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht and Leadbelly.
Bastards #ad - Tom waits- Mule Variations. It dipped back as far as 1984 with the bulk of it's songs hailing from the mid-nineties onward. Over 2/3 of the material had never been heard when originally released in 2006 and had 30 newly recorded songs. Shrink-wrapped. Copy of tom waits - nighthawks At The Diner Remastered - Vinyl LP Used Very Good.
And now these titles will be released individually. The collection of 56 songs went far beyond a simple career retrospective.