Happy Birthday to Tom Waits, one day late. As a tribute, we’ll focus on the work of this amazing storyteller and prolific and magical songwriter. Here’s what you’ll hear:

Title (with link to iTunes, if available) Artist Album (with link to Amazon.com, if available) Original Artist
Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (live) Tom Waits (live track) James Brown
I Don’t Want To Grow Up Petra Haden and Bill Frisell Petra Haden & Bill Frisell Tom Waits
Rosie The Wandering Sons Live at the Flicker Theatre Tom Waits
(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night Shawn Colvin Cover Girl Tom Waits
Ice Cream Man Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Best of the Bizarre Sessions: 1990-1994 Tom Waits
Downtown Train Everything But The Girl Acoustic Tom Waits
Johnsberg Illinois Jason Falkner Everyone Says It’s On Tom Waits
Ruby’s Arms Frente! Step Right Up: Tribute to Tom Waits Tom Waits
I Don’t Wanna Grow Up Eddie Spaghetti Old No. 2 Tom Waits
Somewhere (from West Side Story) Tom Waits Asylum Years Bernstein/Sondheim

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