Tom Waits

Tom Waits is fifty-nine years young today. But that doesn’t matter a whit: the man is immortal and you and I both know it. If you’re looking for choice Waitsian vids, I might point you to the two-part Waitsapalooza we did when he was first touring again. Part 1 is here, Part 2 is here.

To celebrate, here’s a gift for you: “Take Me Home,” one of his two most wonderful short, romantic, sad short songs. The other being “Johnsburg, Illinois.” Incidentally, Holly Cole does a tremendous cover of this….
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And because it is your birthday, Tom, I think this video is more apt today than any other. Hope you had a good day, chief.

Thanks to David Gallaher for the reminder.

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