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Kudos, Dan, kudos. I was actually listening to this song (album version) on my way in to work this morning.
Love Tom Waits. Unique sound to be sure, but man is he ever a musical genius.
One of America’s best songwriter. His San Diego seranade is one of the best. Good pick Dan!
When my daughter was a young teen, I had Tom Waits album Rain Dogs, which having newly purchased, I played over and over. I loved it, but she begged me to never play it when she had friends over.
My father used to sing this to me when I was little…thanks for the tears.
Many years ago, in Boulder, CO, I spent some time with a fantastic, beautiful girl named Jeri from Kearny, Nebraska. She is the one who introduced me to the music of Tom Waits. One of a few reasons I will always fondly remember her.
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Sat, 18 May 2013 13:51:15 +0000
Metro Columnist Dan Casey knows a little bit about a lot of things but not a heck of a lot about most things. That doesn't keep him from writing about them, however. So keep him honest!
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