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Cemetery Polka (1985) – Tom Waits

The whacky circus music and Waits accustomed minstrel role is all here. You know good writing in a song when you have great characterization in few short words, but it’s elusive enough to impel the reader to interpret it based

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“It’s Like a Big Ship… and the Water’s on Fire.” Tom Waits on David Letterman

Stumbled across this highly original, enriching, almost other-worldly performance by Tom Waits on Letterman. Stick around for the interview too. It’s a hoot!

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