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A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 2

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It’s the following afternoon and I find myself on the way to Lincoln, IL, about a 45-minute trip. As I pull onto Interstate 474, I’m greeted with the orchestral “Tom Traubert’s Blues.” Despite nothing but a one-off live album ( 931 more words


Tom Waits Poem For Captain Beefheart Box Set

Contained in the freshly released Sun Zoom Spark 4 CD Captain Beefheart collection, is Waits’ poetic tribute to Don Van Vliet. Waits’ wife, Kathleen Brennan, introduced Waits to the music of Captain Beefheart in 1980, which is interesting in as much as Waits had recorded his first demos, in 1970, for Bizarre/Straight Records, onetime home for Beefheart. 233 more words


You Can Never Hold Back Spring by Kathleen Brennan and Tom Waits

You can never hold back spring
You can be sure that I will never
Stop believing
The blushing rose will climb
Spring ahead or fall behind… 59 more words


Kathleen Brennan —documenting life as it unfolds

New Jersey native Kathleen Brennan took her first pictures at age ten.

“I am one of eight children, so it was fun to act out and capture them when off-guard,” she said. 859 more words

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American Repertory Theatre will break all the rules with this "Tempest"

I like this Tempest already
by Larry Murray

Pippin is not the only show from American Repertory Theatre to have some “Magic Tonight”. Now comes another – Shakespeare’s… 653 more words


Dirt in The Ground by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan

What does it matter, a dream of love
Or a dream of lies
We’re all gonna be in the same place
When we die
Your spirit don’t leave knowing… 208 more words


#AdventCalendar Day 22: Solomon Burke

It’s the final countdown. Diddle-er-der. Diddle-it-dit-der. Diddle-er-der. Diddle-it-dit-der-der-der.

Here’s a song that’s way better than that one. This was one of my “best of 2002” selections from the late great Solomon Burke. 114 more words

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