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Song by Song

Sep 2, 2020

Dan's working on a crush this week (apologies Sarah), as we dig into crunchy chords, excited grunts and more examples on the piano in this plea by Waits to a wandering love. Personal and instrumental yearning, the interplay between flaws and personality, as well as the shift from "And I" to "But You're" in the lyrics all get some vigorous debate.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Please Call Me, Baby, The Early Years vol 2, Tom Waits (1993)
Walking In The Rain, Be My Baby: The Very Best of the Ronettes, The Ronettes (1964/2011)

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