The Many Lives of Tom Waits
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Patrick Humphries
Many Lives of Tom Waits by Patrick Humphries
Book DescriptionThis is the paperback edition of the critically acclaimed biography. In a career spanning 30 years, Tom Waits has recorded over 20 albums including "Small Change" and "Blue Valentine" and has had his songs covered by a vast array of artists including Bruce Springsteen, Meatloaf and Johnny Cash. His voice was once described as 'like Ethel Merman and Louis Armstrong meeting in hell.' This is a critical overview of Waits' 30 year career including discography and filmography. Patrick Humphries spent an afternoon with Tom Waits when he was composing his Oscar nominated score "One From The Heart".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847725097
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Omnibus Press
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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