…and so I slopped at the corner on cold chow mein and shot billards with a midget until the rain stopped and I bought a long sleeved shirt with horses on the front and some gum and a lighter and a knife and a new deck of cards (with girls on the back) and I […]
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Tom Waits appearing long ago on Fernwood Tonight, hosted by Martin Mull and Fred Willard. Go here for more about the TV show.
Well Frank settled down in the Valley and hung his wild years on a nail that he drove through his wife’s forehead Go here for more lyrics.
There are at least three varieties of scary songs — novelty numbers, done for laughs; songs that have dark lyrics but aren’t all that scary; and songs (“compositions” is a better word) that actually sound scary and give you the creeps. More here.
Good post by Brendan on Friday. More essentials for weathering a monster hurricane…
The July issue of Mojo profiled singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones, who debuted in 1979 with a Top 5 album and the hit single “Chuck E.’s In Love” but soon after suffered an emotional meltdown from which her career never quite recovered.