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Heart of Saturday Night

Heart of Saturday Night
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The Heart of Saturday Night

6 years, 11 months ago at Sep 13 20:14
Before Tom Waits created albums full of percussive instruments that sounded like plastic tubs and trash cans, he was Beat poet giving his jagged croon to jazz-like numbers. The Heart of Saturday Night is a fantastic album for a rained out, slightly depressing Saturday night, preferably if it’s in the middle of the night. These songs might not all be depressing, but they sound subdued and melanch... read more
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Description: The Eagles might have covered his song "Ol' 55," but Tom Waits was cut from a different cloth than California's other singer-songwriters--he suggested a scruffy beat poet who'd walked out of a forgotten scene of Jack Kerouac's On the Road. Waits's beatnik schtick could get old, and he developed into a much more musically adventurous songwriter in later years, but his second album contains some of his best early work, including the sweet romantic blues of "New Coat of Paint" ("You wear a dress baby, I'll wear a tie"), and his best hipster recitation, "Diamonds on My Windshield." Two songs ... (more)
Manufacturer: Elektra / Wea
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075596059725 UPC: 075596059725
Tags: Rock (1), Jazz (1), Lounge (1), Cd (1), Chris (1), 1974 (1), Music Mecca 6 (1), Whiskey (1), Saturday (1), 07 (1), (vinyl) (1), *saipal (1)
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