Music and Mirth
No flim flam, no hanky panky...Tom Waits on Danish TV in 1976.
Tom is the kind of guy that could entertain people just reading out of a phone book. The man speaks simple gestures and turns them into obscure translations of life. I love it.
the sax player is frank vicari
"it doesn't fail...it is brilliant...i dig it ..sure he's posin'..it's like the early stones or dylan ...they all posed it up as blues guys or woody guthrie...and then they accumulated experience and became the real thing...and tom has been the real thing for a real long while now.....the dude was pretty original..louis armstrong voice and kerouac/bukowski lyrics.... the dude lived the life