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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Hoskyns, Barney
Faber & Faber
2009
ISBN: 9780571245031
Pages: 609
Format: 'C' Format Softcover
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Spanning Tom Waits extraordinary 40-year career, from Closing Time to Orphans, Lowside of the Road is Barney Hoskyns' unique take on one of rock s great enigmas. Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Waits is a chameleonic survivor who's achieved long-term success while retaining cult credibility and outsider mystique. From his perilous "jazzbo" years in '70s Los Angeles to the multiple-Grammy winner of recent years by way of such shape-shifting '80s albums as Swordfishtrombones this exhaustive biography charts Waits' life step-by-step and album-by-album. Affectionate and penetrating, and based on a combination of assiduous research and deep critical insight, this is a outstanding investigation of a notoriously private artist and performer the definitive account to date of Tom Waits life and work.E05

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