Dec 2, 2015
We enter the hangover from the night before as Martin, Sam and Alice discuss issues of originality and authenticity, as well as some of the darker history of the performers appearing on the album.
Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay; two musicians listening to and discussing every single Tom Waits track in chronological order.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes
Fumblin With The Blues, The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits (1974)
St Louis Blues, Live At The 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival, Louis Armstrong (1958/2007)
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