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Song by Song

Jan 13, 2016

The final song of The Heart of Saturday Night takes on a contemplative air, with Isy, Sam and Martin looking at the structure of both this track as well as the album as a whole. The virtue of the "Best Of" compilation, the wonder of covering Frank Zappa, and Waits as a voyeur wrap up our discussion... but not our season.

[Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before the death of the peerless David Bowie]

Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay; two musicians listening to and discussing every single Tom Waits track in chronological order.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
The Ghosts Of Saturday Night (After Hours At Napoleone's Pizza House), The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits (1974)

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