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Tom Waits

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Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the ...

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Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car." With this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music, Waits has built up a distinctive musical persona. He has worked as a composer for movies and musical plays and has acted in supporting roles in films, including Paradise Alley and Bram Stoker's Dracula; he also starred in Jim Jarmusch's 1986 film Down by Law. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his soundtrack work on One from the Heart.

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Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Chocolate Jesus
Chocolate Jesus
God's Away On Business
God's Away On Business
Downtown Train
Downtown Train
I Hope I Don't Fall In Love With You
I Hope I Don't Fall In Love With You
I Hope I Don't Fall In Love With You
Llwytho mwy o draciau
Ychwanegwch a mwynhewch eich hoff gerddoriaeth

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