Whenever and however one first comes to hear Tom Waits, their immediate thought will most likely be “I have never heard anything like that before.” It is likely that this thought will occur almost on a visceral level, Waits is […]
What is it about any particular musician that makes them essential to us? Is it the way they craft a lyric, render joy in our hearts with their voice, or how reverently we attend upon their music? It can be […]
It is difficult to think of a greater gift that Dylan has given us than the way he handles the opening piano chords of “Blind Willie McTell”. They are, of course,the melody of “The Saint James Hotel Infirmary Blues”, given a fresh […]
It is hard to imagine a greater gift that Dylan has given us than the opening piano chords ofBlind Willie McTell. They are, of course, the melody of The Saint James Hotel Infirmary Blues given a fresh suit and a […]
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