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  MySpace.com - Tom Waits - LOS ANGELES, California - Experimental - www.myspace.com/tomwaits
Tom Waits, according to the esteemed American critic Robert Hilburn, is clearly one of the most important figures of the modern pop era.
Waits has drawn from a deep well of song idioms; folk, blues, country, jazz ballads, polkas, waltzes, cabaret, swing, popular ballads and a category which by now can only be described as Waitsian.
Tom also contributed a song to the Wim Wenders film, The End of Violence while, in 1998, Waits and Brennan composed the score and a song for Bunny, which won the Oscar for Best Short Film (Animated).
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Tom Waits   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Waits’ songs are best known to the general public in the form of cover versions by more visible artists, such as The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen and Rod Stewart.
Brennan is regularly credited as co-author of many songs on his later released albums, and Waits often cites her as a major influence on his work (she introduced him to Captain Beefheart's music; Waits describes as hearing his music as a paradigm shift).
Tom Waits has claimed on several occasions to be a member of the secret society, "The Sons of Lee Marvin", a group founded by Jarmusch in which all members bear a physical resemblence to actor Lee Marvin.
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 Tom Waits - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Along with a new instrumental approach, Waits gradually altered his singing style to sound less like the late-night crooner of the 70s, instead adopting a number of techniques: a gravelly sound reminiscent of Howlin' Wolf and Captain Beefheart, a booming, feral bark, or a strained, nearly shrieking falsetto Waits jokingly describes as his Prince voice.
Waits appeared on Primus' 1991 album, Sailing the Seas of Cheese as the voice of "Tommy the Cat", which exposed him to a new audience in alternative rock.
Waits undertook legal action, and a Spanish court recognized that there had been a violation of Waits's moral rights, in addition to the infringement of copyright.
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She introduced him to the music of Captain Beefheart, which Waits later described as a paradigm shift in his musical development.
After leaving Asylum Records for Island Records, Waits released Swordfishtrombones in 1983, a record which marked a sharp turn in Waits's output, and which cemented his reputation as a visionary who remained steadfastly outside the mainstream.
Waits beatboxes on the opening track, Top of the Hill, and most of the album's songs began as Waits's tape-recorded "vocal percussion" improvisations.
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 Tom Waits for No Man
Waits always seems to be very popular among the Broadway set.
Tom Waits has donated an autographed jacket to a celebrity auction being run by the ACLU of Southern California.
The film Wristcutters, which features a performance of Tom Waits, will be shown during the Raindance Film Festival in London on September 30th.
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 Tom Waits : Rolling Stone
Singer/songwriter Tom Waits is a one-man beatnik revival.
He generally appears with a cap pulled over his brow, a cigarette dangling from his stubbled face, talk-singing and/or mumbling jive in a cancerous growl to the accompaniment of cool saxophone jazz; he also writes romantic ballads, which have been covered by the Eagles, Rickie Lee Jones, and others.
Waits claims he was born in a moving...
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Yesterday, Tom Waits performed with the Kronos Quartet at the first of two Bridge School Benefit shows.
The many lives of Tom Waits by Patrick Humphries is set for a release next week: October 15, according to Amazon.com, which earlier listed November.
Amazon.co.uk is selling a new Waits dvd: Tom Waits - Under review 1983-2006, a Chrome Dreams release.
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 Tom Waits at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tom Waits (born Thomas Alan Waits, on December 7, 1949 in Pomona, California), is an American composer, singer, musician and actor.
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 Tom Waits
Tom Waits for No One (1981) (writer: "The One That Got Away") (performer: "The One That Got Away")
The Tom and Dick Smothers Brothers Special I (1980) (TV)....
Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna (1978) (TV)....
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 Tom Waits Tickets - Great Source for Tom Waits Concert Tickets!
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 Tom Waits for No Man Store (Canada): All Your Tom Waits Merchandise in One Place
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Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits, Revised and Updated Edition
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 Tom Waits for No Man Store (UK): All Your Tom Waits Merchandise in One Place
Tom Waits for No Man Store (UK): All Your Tom Waits Merchandise in One Place
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Innocent When You Dream: Tom Waits - The Collected Interviews
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music: NEW COAT OF PAINT: SONGS OF TOM WAITS
Silly me. I thought the idea of doing a tribute to a great songwriter who happens to have an "unconventional" voice was to contrast it by using "good" singers.
This oddity of oldies bucks that trend by featuring people like Lydia Lunch, the aptly named Screamin' Jay Hawkins and a bunch of obscure song stylists - some just as raspy or eccentric as Waits himself.
Still, if you're a diehard Waits fan, this will make an interesting curio for your collection.
www.jam.canoe.ca /Music/AlbumReviews/VariousArtists/2004/12/14/782231.html   (230 words)

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