Aug 26, 2020
A knee-slappingly good episode with Dan and Sarah, as we return to Waits's love of the beat poets in this sung demo of his spoken-word track from The Heart of Saturday Night. Again we discuss choices and changes as Waits moves from demo to studio, the intimacy that is gained and lost with speaking and singing, and ideas around performance and interpretation.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes
Diamonds on My Windshield, The Early Years vol 2, Tom Waits (1993)
The Green Automobile, Holy Soul Jelly Roll vol 1, Allen Ginsberg (1994)
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