Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

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Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby K » 17 Apr 2017, 10:19

Pre "pots and pans" stuff


Obviously



This one he did live when I saw him in Edinburgh:


And obviously...


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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 17 Apr 2017, 11:17

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Both excellent.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby fange » 17 Apr 2017, 12:18

I love most of them, especially The Heart Of Saturday Night, Blue Valentine and Closing Time.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 17 Apr 2017, 13:37

fange wrote:I love most of them, especially The Heart Of Saturday Night, Blue Valentine and Closing Time.


...would be my top 3 of the proper albums.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Jeemo » 17 Apr 2017, 13:58

One from the Heart before the greed kicked in
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Charlie O. » 17 Apr 2017, 16:01

The regular albums all have their gems, but One From The Heart is my favorite by far.
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Postby *FRESH 'N' SEXY* » 17 Apr 2017, 17:04

He's more than overdue a remaster/reissue programme. Those early albums are mostly still on shitty masters from the 80s.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 17 Apr 2017, 17:08

This is my favorite Waits track...from any era:

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Postby K » 17 Apr 2017, 17:09

Davey the Fat Boy wrote:This is my favorite Waits track...from any era:


Good one, Davey, a superb choice.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby John aka Josh » 17 Apr 2017, 19:48

K wrote:
Davey the Fat Boy wrote:This is my favorite Waits track...from any era:


Good one, Davey, a superb choice.




Nanci Griffith would concur, it's one of three Waits' songs on Ruby's Torch, the others being Grapefruit Moon & Ruby's Arms, from which the album was named.
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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby algroth » 17 Apr 2017, 23:40

Small Change is superb, could very well be my favorite Waits album, maybe following Rain Dogs.

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Re: Favourite pre-Swordfish Tom Waits

Postby Ghost of Harry Smith » 17 Apr 2017, 23:55

Toss up between Small Change and Blue Valentines for me. They've all got their gems though.