Tom Waits

Posted: March 1, 2011 in 8, music
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“THE PIANO HAS BEEN DRINKING…” | TOM WAITS, YOUR INNER DRUNKARD.

“If I exorcise my devils, well my angels may leave too.”

–Tom Waits

In my struggle to walk the straight ‘n narrow everyday, it doesn’t help things any that the salty, taunting voice of Tom Waits is in my head saying, “Hey kid…. over here.”

Circa 1980, Hollywood, Los Angeles– Tom Waits Relaxing by Piano –Image by © Henry Diltz/CORBIS

Tom Waits

Circa 1976, Dallas, TX– Tom Waits in a cafe in Dallas, Texas. –Image by © Philip Gould/CORBIS

Circa 1976, Dallas, Tx– Tom Waits smokin’ it up. –Image by © Philip Gould/CORBIS

Circa 1993, San Francisco, CA– Tom Waits at the Limbo Lounge Diner in San Francisco.  –Image by © Ed Kashi/Corbis

Tom Waits and Bette Midler, circa 1975.

Circa 1975, Hollywood, CA– John Stewart and Tom Waits talk after meeting by chance in Hollywood. — Image by © Henry Diltz/CORBIS

Circa 1970– Tom Waits Sitting in a burlesque show dressing room with stripper between sets, Lower East Side. –Image by © Joel Brodsky/Corbis

Circa 1983– Tom Waits Leaning Against Wall — Image by © Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis

Jim Jarmusch and Tom Waits

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