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*New Music Monday* My Version of "Tom Traubert's Blues" by Tom Waits

It’s New Music Monday! This week, it’s my version of “Tom Traubert’s Blues” by Tom Waits:


Tom Traubert’s Blues

Wasted and wounded, it ain’t what the moon did… 261 more words


February music to banish the winter blues

For a short month, February can feel really long… so good music is essential to thaw a path through its frozen days.

Hence, the second monthly round-up of the good stuff that has been entertaining me. 443 more words


It's the Talk of the Town

People will talk. Hurtful, suspicious language has overtaken not only social media, but the nightly news. What does one do when the gossipers gather? Ignore ‘em! 1,142 more words

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Song of the Day, February 27: Downtown Train by Tom Waits

Today’s song is Downtown Train by Tom Waits. It appears on his complicated 1985 masterpiece Rain Dogs. It’s a beautiful ballad of love and loss, blending a night-time story with dreamlike aspects and the powerful transient symbol of the train. 146 more words

Song Of The Day

Tom Waits - Goin' Out West

I’m still not a big fan of Tom Wait’s paino ballads, but I’m coming around to everything else Waitsy.

I’ve given about 4 of his full albums a chance now, and this one (‘Bone Machine’) has won me over the most.


Interview: Scott Helman Talks Influences, Vinyl, and Artistic Integrity

By: Luke Ottenhof -


cott Helman is having a good year. Signed to Warner Music Canada, the label featured the Toronto-based singer-songwriter on its compilation album  728 more words


Hank Williams III interview

Tennessee Hellbilly

I had the good fortune of interviewing Hank Williams III (aka Hank3) in 2012, just after he released four albums of different genres on a single day. 91 more words