Closing Time (March, 1973)

Tracklist: 1. Ol' '55 2. I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You 3. Virginia Avenue 4. Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards) 5. Midnight Lullaby 6. Martha 7. Rosie 8. Lonely 9. Ice Cream Man 10. Little Trip To Heaven (On the Wings Of Your Love) 11. Grapefruit Moon 12. Closing Time (instrumental).

Labeling: Asylum SD 5061 (original vinyl pressing, May 1973), Asylum SYL 9007 (1973), Asylum K53030 (1976), Asylum K453 030 (German cassette, 1973), Asylum P-10242Y (Japanese vinyl), Elektra 7559-60836-2 (CD). (P) & � 1973 Elektra Entertainment (a division of Warner Communications Inc.) for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the US. Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. This production committed to Asylum by Herb Cohen. Jerry Yester: Producer for Third Story Productions. Richie Moore: Engineer. Cal Schenkel: Package design. Ed Caraeff: Photography. Herb Cohen: Management. - Tom Waits:Celeste, Vocals, Main Performer, Guitar, Piano. - John Seiter: Drums, Vocals (Background). - Tony Terran: Trumpet. - Bill Plummer: Bass. - Shep Cooke: Vocals, Guitar. - Delbert Bennett: Trumpet. - Arni Egilsson: Bass. - Jesse Ehrlich: Cello. - Peter Klimes: Guitar.







The Heart Of Saturday Night (October, 1974)

Tracklist: 1. New Coat Of Paint 2. San Diego Serenade 3. Semi Suite 4. Shiver Me Timbers 5. Diamonds On My Windshield 6. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 7. Fumblin' With The Blues 8. Please Call Me Baby 9. Depot Depot 10. Drunk On The Moon 11. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night (After Hours At Napoleone's Pizza House).

Labeling: Asylum 7E-1015 (original vinyl pressing, October 1974), Asylum K53035, Asylum K453 035 (German cassette, 1974), Asylum P-10243Y (Japanese vinyl), Elektra/ Asylum 7559-60597-2 (CD). (P) & � 1974 Elektra/ Asylum Records (a division of Warner Communications Inc.). Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. Bones Howe: Engineer, Production and sound. Pamela Vale: Production co-ordinator. Terry Dunavan: Mastering. Napoleon: Cover illustration. Scott Smith: Photography. Cal Schenkel: Art direction. Mike Melvoin: Arrangements and direction. Herb Cohen: Management. - Tom Waits:vocals, piano guitar.





Nighthawks At The Diner (October, 1975)

Tracklist: 1. Opening Intro 2. Emotional Weather Report 3. Intro 4. On A Foggy Night 5. Intro 6. Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson) 7. Intro 8. Better Off Without A Wife 9. Nighthawk Postcards (From Easy Street) 10. Intro 11. Warm Beer And Cold Women 12. Intro 13. Putnam County 14. Spare Parts 1 (A Nocturnal Emission) 15. Nobody 16. Intro 17. Big Joe And Phantom 309 18. Spare Parts 2 And Closing (spoken word).

Labeling: Asylum 7E-2008 (original vinyl pressing, October 1975), Asylum SYSP 903 (UK test pressing), Asylum K63002, Asylum P-5540 (Japanese vinyl), Elektra/ Asylum 7559-60620-2 (CD). (P) & � 1975 Elektra/ Asylum Records (a division of Warner Communications Inc.). � 1975 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: All selections written by Tom Waits, except "Big Joe And Phantom 309". Bones Howe: Engineer. Rick Smith, Ron Marks, Kelly Kotera, Steve Smith and 'Big Norm' Dlugatch. Chuck E. Weiss: co-author of "Spare Parts I". Cal Schenkel: Design. Norman Seeff: Cover and liner photography. Matt Kramer: Back cover photography. Herb Cohen: Management. - Tom Waits: vocals; piano on "Warm Beer And Cold Women", "Eggs And Sausage", "Better Off Without A Wife", "Putnam County" and "Nobody"; guitar on "On A Foggy Night" and "Big Joe And Phantom 309". - Mike Melvoin: piano on "Emotional Weather Report", "On A Foggy Night", "Nighthawk Postcards" and "Spare Parts I & II", electric piano on 'Eggs And Sausage", "Putnam County", "Better Off Without A Wife" and "Warm Beer And Cold Women". - Pete Christlieb: tenor sax. - Jim Hughart: upright bass. - Bill Goodwin: drums.

Further reading: Nighthawks







Small Change (September, 1976)

Tracklist: 1. Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets To The Wind In Copenhagen) 2. Step Right Up 3. Jitterbug Boy (Sharing A Curbstone With Chuck E. Weiss, Robert Marchese, Paul Body And The Mug And Artie 4. I Wish I Was In New Orleans (In The Ninth Ward) 5. The Piano Has Been Drinking Not Me (An Evening With Pete King) 6. Invitation To The Blues 7. Pasties And A G-string (At The Two O' Clock Club) 8. Bad Liver And A Broken Heart (In Lowell) 9. The One That Got Away 10. Small Change (Got Rained On With His Own '38) 11. I Can't Wait To Get Off Work (And See My Baby On Montgomery Avenue).

Labeling: Asylum 7E-1078 (original vinyl pressing, October 1976), Asylum K50350 (1976), Asylum/ Warner P-10247 (Japanese vinyl), Elektra/ Asylum 960612-2 (CD). (P) & � 1976 Elektra/ Asylum Records (a division of Warner Communications Inc.). � 1976 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

Credits: All selections written by Tom Waits. Bones Howe: engineer, production and sound. Geoff Howe: second engineer. Bill Broms: second engineer. Joel Brodsky: cover photography. Bruce Weber: back cover photography. Cal Schenkel: design. Frank Vicari: (The Nocturnal Emmissions, N.Y.C.). Fitz Jenkins: (The Nocturnal Emmissions, N.Y.C.). Chip White: (The Nocturnal Emmissions, N.Y.C.). John Forscha: (The Nocturnal Emmissions, N.Y.C.). John Desko: thanks. Shelly Manne: contributions on drums. - Tom Waits: vocals and piano. - Shelly Manne: drums. - Jim Hughart: bass. - Lew Tabackin: tenor sax. - Jerry Yester: arranger and conductor of string section. - Harry Bluestone: violin, concertmaster strings. - Ed Lustgarden: Cello, orchestra manager strings.







Foreign Affairs (September, 1977)

Tracklist: 1. Cinny's Waltz (instrumental) 2. Muriel 3. I Never Talk To Strangers 4. Medley: Jack & Neal/ California Here I Come 5. A Sight For Sore Eyes 6. Potter's Field 7. Burma Shave 8. Barber Shop 9. Foreign Affair.

Labeling: Asylum 7E-1117 (original vinyl pressing, September, 1977), Asylum K50368 (vinyl), Asylum Japan P-10432Y (Japanese vinyl), Elektra 7559-606-18-2 (CD). (P) & � 1977 Elektra Entertainment for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the US. � 1977 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. Bones Howe: engineer, production and sound. Bob Alcivar: orchestra arranger and conductor. Edgar Lustgarden: orchestra manager. Jim Robak: orchestra manager. Geoff Howe: second engineer. Norman Savage: thanks. David "Doc" Feuer: thanks. Bobby Savage: thanks. Dee Barnett: thanks. Roberta McKernan: thanks. Glen Christensen: art direction and design. George Hurrell: photography. - Tom Waits: piano and vocals. - Bette Midler: co-starring on "I Never Talk To Strangers". - Jim Hughart: bass. - Shelly Manne: drums. - Frank Vicari: tenor saxophone solos - Jack Sheldon: trumpet solos. - Gene Cipriano: clarinet solos on "Potter's Field".









Blue Valentine (September, 1978)

Tracklist: 1. Somewhere 2. Red Shoes By The Drugstore 3. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis 4. Romeo Is Bleeding 5. $29 6. Wrong Side Of The Road 7. Whistlin' Past The Graveyard 8. Kentucky Avenue 9. A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun 10. Blue Valentines.

Labeling: Asylum 6E-162 (original vinyl pressing, October 1978), Elektra/ Asylum K53088 (UK vinyl), Asylum AS53088 (German vinyl), Asylum Japan P-10604Y (Japanese vinyl), Elektra 7559-60533-2 (CD). (P) & � 1978 Elektra Entertainment for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the US. � 1978 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: Bones Howe: engineer. Geoff Howe: second engineer. Ralph Osborne: second engineer. Chuck E. Weiss: "support and encouragement". Louis "The Mug" Lista: thanks. Dee Barnett: thanks. Diane Quinn: thanks ("Steel That Black Jockey Off The Lawn"). Mary Simon: custom car painting and design on the Thunderbird. Ron Coro: art direction and design. Bill Franks: hand lettering. Elliot Gilbert: photography. - Tom Waits: vocals, aucoustic piano, electric guitar. Da Willie Gonga: Yamaha electric piano ("Red Shoes By The Drugstore"), Yamaha electric grand piano ("Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis", $ 29.00"). - Rick Lawson: drums ("Red Shoes By The Drugstore", "$ 29.00"). - Roland Bautista: electric guitar ("Red Shoes By The Drugstore", "$ 29.00"). - Byron Miller: bass ("Red Shoes By The Drugstore", "$ 29.00"). - Frank Vicari: tenor sax ("Romeo Is Bleeding", "Wrong Side Of The Road"). - Ray Crawford: electric guitar ("Romeo Is Bleeding", "Wrong Side Of The Road", "Blue Valentines"). - Charles Kynard: organ ("Romeo Is Bleeding", "Wrong Side Of The Road"). - Jim Hughart: bass ("Romeo Is Bleeding", "Wrong Side Of The Road"). - Chip White: drums ("Romeo Is Bleeding", "Wrong Side Of The Road") - Bobbey Hall: congas ("Romeo Is Bleeding"). - Harold Battiste: piano ("Whistlin' Past The Graveyard", "A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun"). - Shine Robinson: electric guitar ("Whistlin' Past The Graveyard", "A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun"). - Herbert Hardesty: tenor sax ("Whistlin' Past The Graveyard", "A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun"). - Scott Edwards: bass ("Whistlin' Past The Graveyard", "A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun"). - Earl Palmer: drums ("Whistlin' Past The Graveyard", "A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun"). - Bob Alcivar: orchestra arranger and conductor ("Kentucky Avenue").









Heartattack And Vine (September, 1980)

Tracklist: 1. Heartattack And Vine 2. In Shades (instrumental) 3. Saving All My Love For You 4. Downtown 5. Jersey Girl 6. 'Til The Money Runs Out 7. On The Nickel 8. Mr. Siegal 9. Ruby's Arms.

Labeling: Asylum 6E-295 (original vinyl pressing, September 1980), Elektra/ Asylum AS 52 252 (vinyl), Asylum K 52 252 (UK vinyl), Asylum/ WEA M5E 6E 295 (Australian cassette, 1980), Asylum/ Warner P-10818 (Japanese vinyl), Elektra 7559-60547-2/ 295-2 (CD). (P) & � 1980 Elektra Entertainment for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the US. � 1980 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. Bones Howe: engineer, production and sound. Geoff Howe: second engineer. Ron Coro: art direction/ design. Norm Ung: art direction/ design. Greg Gorman: front cover photography. - Tom Waits: vocals, electric guitar, electric rhythm guitar, piano. - Larry Taylor: bass ("Heartattack And Vine", "In Shades", "Downtown", "'Til The Money Runs Out", "Mr. Siegal"). - "Big John" Thomassie: drums ("Heartattack And Vine", "In Shades", "Downtown", "Jersey Girl", "'Til The Money Runs Out", "Mr. Siegal"). - Plas Johnson: tenor and baritone saxes ("Heartattack And Vine"). - Roland Bautista: electric lead guitar ("In Shades", "Downtown", "Mr. Siegal"), 12-string guitar ("Jersey Girl", "Ruby's Arms"), electric guitar ("'Til The Money Runs Out"). - Ronnie Barron: Hammond organ ("In Shades", "Downtown", "'Til The Money Runs Out"), piano ("Mr. Siegal"). - Jim Hughart: bass ("Saving All My Love For You"). - Victor Feldman: chimes , percission ("Saving All My Love For You"), keyboard glock and percussion ("Jersey Girl"). - Bob Alcivar: strings/ orchestra arranger and conductor ("Saving All My Love For You", "On The Nickel"). - Greg Cohen: bass ("Jersey Girl", "Ruby's Arms"). - Jerry Yester: orchestra arranger, conductor ("Jersey Girl", "Ruby's Arms").
- Michael Lang: piano ("On The Nickel").







Bounced Checks, 1981

Tracklist: 1. Heartattack And Vine 2. Jersey Girl 3. Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson) 4. I Never Talk To Strangers 5. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) 6. Whistlin' Past The Graveyard 7. Mr. Henry 8. Diamonds On My Windshield 9. Burma Shave 10. Tom Traubert's Blues.

Labeling: WEA/ Asylum K52316 (vinyl), Asylum 7559-60878-4 (cassette, 1981), Asylum AS K 32 516 (German vinyl, 1981). (P) WEA/ Asylum Records, 1981. � 1981 Asylum Records.

Credits: compilation album.





One From The Heart, 1982/ 1983

Tracklist: 1. Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro/ Once Upon A Town/ The Wages Of Love (instrumental)2. Is There Anyway Out Of This Dream? 3. Picking Up After You 4. Old Boyfriends 5. Broken Bicycles 6. I Beg Your Pardon 7. Little Boy Blue 8. Instrumental Montage: The Tango/ Circus Girl 9. You Can't Unring A Bell 10. This One's From The Heart 11. Take Me Home 12. Presents (instrumental).

Labeling: Columbia CBS 37703 (original vinyl pressing, 1982), Columbia CBS 70215 (vinyl pressing), Columbia 25AP 2436 (Japanese vinyl), Columbia 467609 2 (CD). (P) & � 1982 Columbia/ Sony Music Entertainment Inc. "Columbia" is the exclusive trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Distribution Sony Music. Warner Chappell Music Ltd.

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. Bones Howe: engineer, re-mixing, production and sound. Geoff Howe: engineer. Tim Boyle: second engineer. Dave Demore: second engineer. Bob Winder: second engineer. David Alexander: front cover photography. - Tom Waits: vocals, piano, orchestra arranger ("Circus Girl"), - Crystal Gayle: vocals. - Bob Alcivar: piano ("Once Upon A Town", "Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream?"), orchestra arranger and conductor ("Once Upon A Town", "The Wages Of Love", "I Beg Your Pardon", "Circus Girl", "This One's from The Heart", "Presents"). - Greg Cohen : bass ("Once Upon A Town", "The Wages Of Love", "Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream?", "Picking Up After You", "Old Boyfriends", "Broken Bicycles", "I Beg Your Pardon", "Little Boy Blue", "The Tango", "Circus Girl", "You Can't Unring A Bell", "This One's from The Heart", "Presents"). - Teddy Edwards: tenor sax ("The Wages Of Love", "Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream?", "I Beg Your Pardon", "Circus Girl", "This One's From The Heart"). - Pete Jolly: piano ( "The Wages Of Love", "Picking Up After You", "Broken Bicycles", "I Beg Your Pardon", This One's From The Heart"), accordion ("Circus Girl"), celeste ( "Presents"). - Dennis Budimir: guitar ( "The Wages Of Love", Old Boyfriends"). - Shelly Manne: drums ("The Wages Of Love", "Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream?", "Old Boyfriends"). - Jack Sheldon: trumpet ("Picking Up After You", "I Beg Your Pardon", "The Tango", "Circus Girl", "This One's From The Heart"). - Gayle Levant: harp ("I Beg Your Pardon", "This One's From The Heart", "Presents"). - Emil Richards: vibes ("I Beg Your Pardon"). - Ronnie Barron: organ ("Little Boy Blue"). - John Thomassie: percussion ("Little Boy Blue"). - Gene Cipriano: tenor sax ("The Tango"). - Larry Bunker: drums ("The Tango"). - Chuck Findley: trumpet ("Circus Girl"). - Dick Hyde: trombone ("Circus Girl"). - Don Waldrop: tuba ("Circus Girl"). - Lonny Morgan: woodwinds ("Circus Girl"). - John Lowe: woodwinds ("Circus Girl"). - Leslie Thompson: harmonica ("Circus Girl"). - Victor Feldman: tymps ("You Can't Unring A Bell"). - Joe Porcaro: Glockenspiel ("Presents").

Further reading: One From The Heart.







Swordfishtrombones (September, 1983)

Tracklist: 1. Underground 2. Shore Leave 3. Dave The Butcher (instrumental) 4. Johnsburg, Illinois 5. 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six 6. Town With No Cheer 7. In The Neighborhood 8. Just Another Sucker In The Vine 9. Frank's Wild Years 10. Swordfishtrombones 11. Down, Down, Down 12. Soldier's Things 13. Gin Soaked Boy 14. Trouble's Braids 15. Rainbirds (instrumental).

Labeling: Island 422-842 469-2 (1983), Island 90095 (1983), Island ILPS 9762 (UK vinyl, 1983), Island 25S-193 (Japanese vinyl, 1983/ 1984), Island Japan R20D 2096 (Japanese vinyl, 1983), Island 255 774 (CD, 1983), BAN 129803 (Israeli vinyl). (P) 1983 Island records Inc. All titles Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (P) 1983 Ariola Eurodisc GmbH. � 1983 Jalma Music (ASCAP)

Credits: All songs written by Tom Waits. Kathleen Waits-Brennan: co-producer. Biff Dawes: recording and mixing at Sunset Sound. Tim Boyle: recording ("Frank's Wild Years"). Peggy McCreary: additional engineering. Richard McKernon: additional engineering. Michael Russ: cover art.
- Tom Waits: vocals, arranger, writer and producer, chair ("Shore Leave"), Hammond B-3 organ, piano, harmonium, synthesizer, Freedom Bell. - Victor Feldman: bass marimba, marimba, shaker ("Shore Leave"), bass drum with rice ("Shore Leave"), brake drum ("16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six"), bell plate ("16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six"), snare ("16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six"), Hammond B-3 organ, bells, conga, dabuki drum, tambourine, African talking drum. - Larry Taylor: acoustic bass, electric bass. - Randy Aldcroft: baritone horn, trombone. - Fred Tackett: electric guitar, banjo, guitar. - Francis Thumm: co-arranger, metal aunglongs ("Shore Leave"), glass harmonica. - Chuck Dimonico: bass ("Johnsburg, Illinois"). - Joe Romano: trombone ("16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six"), trumpet. - Ronnie Barron: Hammond organ ("Frank's Wild Years"). - Greg Cohen: bass, acoustic bass. - Eric Bikales: organ. - Bill Reichenbach: trombone. - Dick Hyde: trombone. - Anthony Clark Stewart: bag pipes. - Carlos Guitarlos: electric guitar. - Clark Spangler: synthesizer program. - Richard Gibbs: glass harmonica. - Stephen Hodges: drums, parade drum, cymbals, parade bass drum, glass harmonica.







Anthology Of Tom Waits, 1984

Tracklist: 1. Ol' '55 2. Diamonds On My Windshield 3. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 4. I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You 5. Martha 6. Tom Traubert's Blues 7. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) 8. I Never Talk To Strangers 9. Somewhere 10. Burma Shave 11. Jersey Girl 12. San Diego Serenade 13. A Sight For Sore Eyes.

Labeling: WEA/ Elektra 755 9 60416-4-E (vinyl, 1984), WEA/ Elektra 960416-1 (vinyl, 1984), WEA P-13275 (Japanese promo vinyl, 1984), Elektra 960416-7 (vinyl, 1985).� (1984) WEA/ Elektra. Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: compilation album.





Asylum Years (LP/ cassette), 1984

Tracklist: 1. Ol' '55. 2. Martha 3. Rosie 4. Shiver Me Timbers 5. San Diego Serenade 6. Diamonds On My Windshield 7. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 8. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night 9. Small Change 10. Step Right Up 11. Tom Traubert's Blues 12. Burma Shave 13. Foreign Affair 14. Mr. Henry 15. The Piano Has Been Drinking 16. Potter's Field 17. Kentucky Avenue 18. Somewhere 19. On The Nickel 20. Ruby's Arms.

Labeling: WEA 960 321-1 (German vinyl, 1984), Asylum 960 321-4 (cassette, 1984). (P) WEA International Inc. & © 1984 WEA Records Ltd. All titles published by Intersong Music except "Somewhere" Chapell Music Ltd. Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf. A Warner Communications Company.

Credits: Production and Sound by Bones Howe, except Ol' '55, Martha, Rosie produced by Jerry Yester for Third Story Productions. Burma Shave, Potter's Field, Foreign Affair orchestra arranged and conducted by Bob Alcivar. Painting by John Baeder ©1976. Compilation album.







Rain Dogs (September 30, 1985)

Tracklist: 1. Singapore 2. Clap Hands 3. Cemetery Polka 4. Jockey Full Of Bourbon 5. Tango Till They're Sore 6. Big Black Mariah 7. Diamonds And Gold 8. Hang Down Your Head 9. Time 10. Rain Dogs 11. Midtown (instrumental) 12. 9th And Hennepin 13. Gun Street Girl 14. Union Square 15. Blind Love 16. Walking Spanish 17. Downtown Train 18. Bride Of Rain Dogs (instrumental) 19. Anywhere I Lay My Head.

Labeling: Island 90299-1 (original vinyl pressing, 1985 blue lettering), Island 90299-2 (CD), Island ILPS9803 (UK vinyl, 1985), Island Japan R25D-2017 (Japanese white label vinyl, 1985), Island Japan R20D-2017 (Japanese vinyl), General Music Co. Ltd. BAN 129803 (Israeli vinyl), Island 826 382-2 (CD, red lettering). (P) & � 1985 Island Records Inc. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Island Records Inc and is exclusively licensed to Island Records Ltd in the UK. Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: Kathleen Waits-Brennan: co-writer ("Hang Down Your Head"). Keith Richards: guitar, backing vocals ("Blind Love"). Robert Musso: engineer, mixer at RCA Studios, New York/ USA, banjo. Valerie Goodman: production coordinator. Howie Weinberg: engineer. Anders Petersen: cover photo. Robert Frank: back cover photo. - Tom Waits: vocals, arranger, writer and producer, guitar ("Clap Hands", "Jockey Full Of Bourbon", "Time", "Downtown Train"), Farfisa organ, piano, pump organ, banjo, harmonium. - Greg Cohen: double bass. - Michael Blair: percussion, marimba, conga, drums, metal percussion, bowed saw, parade drum. - Stephen Hodges: drums, parade drums. - Larry Taylor: double bass. - Marc Ribot: guitar, lead guitar. - Ralph Carney: bass sax, sax, clarinet. - Chris Spedding: guitar. - William Shimmel: accordion ("Time"). - Tony Garnier: double bass ("Clap Hands"). - Robert Previte: percussion, marimba ("Clap Hands"). - G.E. Smith: guitar ("Downtown Train"). - Mickey Curry: drums ("Downtown Train"). - Robert Kilgore: organ ("Downtown Train"). - Tony Levin: bass ("Downtown Train"). - Robert Quine: guitar ("Downtown Train"). - John Lurie: alto sax. - Arno Hecht: tenor. - Hollywood Paul Litteral: trumpet. - Crispin Cioe: sax. - Bob Funk: trombone. - Ross Levinson: violins.

Further reading: Rain Dogs





Asylum Years (LP/ cassette/ CD re-issue), 1986

LP/ cassette tracklist: 1. Martha 2. Rosie 3. Shiver Me Timbers 4. San Diego Serenade 5. Diamonds On My Windshield 6. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 7. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night 8. Small Change 9. Step Right Up 10. Burma Shave 11. Foreign Affair 12. Mr. Henry 13. The Piano Has Been Drinking 14. Potter's Field 15. Kentucky Avenue 16. Somewhere 17. On The Nickel 18. Ruby's Arms.
CD tracklist: 1. Diamonds On My Windshield 2. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 3. Martha 4. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night 5. Grapefruit Moon 6. Small Change 7. Burma Shave 8. I Never Talk To Strangers 9. Tom Traubert's Blues 10. Blue Valentines 11. Potter's Field 12. Kentucky Avenue 13. Somewhere 14. Ruby's Arms.

Labeling: WEA 960 494-2 (vinyl/ CD, 1986), WEA 18P2-3130 (Japanese CD, 1986). (P) WEA International Inc. & � 1986 WEA Records Ltd. A Warner Communications Company. All lyrics reproduced by permission of Warner Bros. Music Ltd except "Somewhere" Chapell Music Ltd.

Credits: compilation album.







Frank's Wild Years (August 17, 1987)

Tracklist: 1. Hang On St. Christopher 2. Straight To The Top (Rhumba) 3. Blow Wind Blow 4. Temptation 5. Innocent When You Dream (Barroom) 6. I'll Be Gone 7. Yesterday Is Here 8. Please Wake Me Up 9. Frank's Theme 10. More Than Rain 11. Way Down In The Hole 12. Straight To The Top (Vegas) 13. I'll Take New York 14. Telephone Call From Istanbul 15. Cold Cold Ground 16. Train Song 17. Innocent When You Dream ('78).

Labeling: Island 422-842 357-2, Island 90572-1 (US vinyl pressing, 1987), Island ITW 3 (UK vinyl), Japan Islands R28D-2079 (Japanese vinyl promo), Island 258-216 (CD, 1987). (P) & � 1987 Island Records Ltd. � 1987 Jalma Music (ASCAP). .

Credits: All songs written and produced by Tom Waits. Ellen Smith: producer's assistant. Danny Leake: recorder. Biff Dawes: recorder, mixer. Tchad Blake: additional engineer. J.B. Mondino: conception & photography. Jeff Price: art direction. - Tom Waits:vocals, pump organ ("Blow Wind Blow", "Innocent When You Dream", Frank's Theme", "Train Song"), optigon ("Temptation", "Yesterday Is Here", "More Than Rain"), rooster ("I'll Be Gone), guitar: ("Yesterday Is Here", "Cold Cold Ground"), tambourine: ("Yesterday Is Here"), farfisa: ("Telephone Call From Istanbul"), drums: ("Telephone Call From Istanbul")- - Greg Cohen: horn arrangement ("Hang On St. Christopher", "Temptation"), alto horn ("Hang On St. Christopher", "Blow Wind Blow", "Train Song"), co-writer ("Straight To The Top - Rhumba"), Leslie bas pedals ("Straight To The Top- Rhumba"), bass ("Temptation", "Innocent When You Dream", "I'll Be Gone", "Please Wake me Up", "More Than Rain", "Way Down In The Hole", "Straight To The Top - Vegas", "I'll Take New York", "Telephone Call From Istanbul"). - Ralph Carney: tenor sax ("Hang On St. Christopher", "Straight To The Top - Vegas"), saxes ("Straight To The Top - Rhumba", "Way Down In The Hole", "I'll Take New York"), violin ("Innocent When You Dream"), baritone horn ("I'll Be Gone", "Please Wake me Up", "More Than Rain"). - Marc Ribot: guitar ("Hang On St. Christopher", "Temptation", "Way Down In The Hole"), banjo: ("Telephone Call From Istanbul"). - Wiliam Schimmel: Leslie bass pedals ("Hang On St. Christopher"), pump organ ("Straight To The Top - Rhumba", "I'll Take New York"), piano ("Innocent When You Dream"), accordion ("I'll Be Gone", "More Than Rain"), cocktail piano ("Straight To The Top - Vegas"). - Michael Blair: drums ("Hang On St. Christopher", "Straight To The Top - Vegas", "I'll Take New York", "Telephone Call From Istanbul"), conga ("Straight To The Top - Rhumba", "Temptation"), Glockenspiel ("Blow Wind Blow"), percussion ("Temptation", "Way Down In The Hole"), marachas ("Temptation"), Marimba ("I'll Be Gone"), orchestra bells ("More Than Rain"). - Larry Taylor: bass ("Straight To The Top - Rhumba", "Yesterday Is Here", "Cold Cold Ground", "Train Song"). - Francis Thumm: pump organ ("Blow Wind Blow"), prepared piano ("More Than Rain"). - Kathleen Waits-Brennan: vocal arrangements ("Temptation"), co-writer ("I'll Be Gone", "Yesterday Is Here"). Moris Tepper: guitar ("Temptation", "I'll Be Gone", "More Than Rain", "Telephone Call From Istanbul"). - Jay Anderson: bass ("Please Wake me Up"). - Angela Brown: background vocals ("Way Down In The Hole"). - Leslie Holland: background vocals ("Way Down In The Hole"). - Lynne Jordan: background vocals ("Way Down In The Hole"). - David Hidalgo: accordion ("Cold Cold Ground", "Train Song").

Further reading: Franks Wild Years







Big Time (September, 1988)

Tracklist: 1. 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six 2. Red Shoes 3. Underground 4. Cold Cold Ground 5. Straight To The Top 6. Yesterday Is Here 7. Way Down In The Hole 8. Falling Down 9. Strange Weather 10. Big Black Mariah 11. Rain Dogs 12.Train Song 13. Johnsburg, Illinois 14. Ruby's Arms 15. Telephone Call From Istanbul 16. Clap hands 17. Gun Street Girl 18. Time.

Labeling: Island 90987-1 (original vinyl pressing, 1988), Island 7 90987-2 (CD, 1988), Island ISL-1203 (Canadian vinyl, 1988), Island ITW4 (UK vinyl), Island 422-842 470-2 (CD, 1988), Japan Islands R28D-2119 (Japanese vinyl, 1988).� Island Visual Arts Inc. (P) Island Records Inc. Jalma Music, Admin. by Ackee Music, Inc. (ASCAP). except for "Red Shoes" and "Ruby's Arms" published by Fifth Floor Music Inc. (ASCAP)

Credits: (Live compilation album). Biff Dawes: recording, re-mixing. Jon Oster: re-mixing. Ellen Smith: project coordinator. Catharina Masters: production coordinator ("Falling Down"). Chris Blackwell: executive producer. Lucinda Cowel: cover art. - Tom Waits: vocals, guitar ("Cold Cold Ground", "Strange Weather"), organ ("Falling Down"), producer. - Kathleen Waits-Brennan: producer, co-writer ("Strange Weather", "Yesterday Is Here"). - Michael Blair: drums, percussion, bongos, brake drum. - Ralph Carney: saxes, clarinets, baritone horn. - Greg Cohen: electric bass, Basstarda, alto horn, co-writer ("Straight To The Top"). - Marc Ribot: guitars, banjo, trumpet - Willy Schwarz: accordion, hammond organ, sitar, conga. - Fred Tackett: guitar ("Falling Down"). - Richie Hayward: drums ("Falling Down") - Larry Taylor: upright bass ("Falling Down").

Further reading: Big Time





Night On Earth (April, 1992)

Tracklist: 1. Back In The Good Old World (Gypsy) 2. Los Angeles Mood (Chromiun Descensions) instrumental 3. Los Angeles Theme (Another Private Dick) instrumental 4. New York theme (Hey You Can Have That Heartattack Outside Buddy) instrumental 5. New York Mood (A New Haircut And A Busted Lip) instrumental 6. Baby I'm Not A Baby Anymore (Beatrice Theme) instrumental 7. Good Old World (Waltz) 8. Carnival (Brunello Di Montalcino) instrumental 9. On The Other Side Of The World 10. Good Old World (Gypsy Instrumental) 11. Paris Mood (Un de Fromage) instrumental 12. Dragging A Dead Priest (instrumental) 13. Helsinki Mood (instrumental) 14. Carnival Bob's Confession (instrumental) 15. Good Old World (Waltz) 16. On The Other Side Of The World (instrumental).

Labeling: Island 314-510 725-2 (CD, 1992), Island 212370 (German vinyl). (P) & � 1992 Island Records, Inc. � 1992 Jalma Music controlled in the US and Canada by Ackee Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: Biff Dawes: recording and mixing at Prairie Sun Recording, Cotati/ USA. Joe Marquez: assistant engineer. Teresa Jones: production coordinator. - Tom Waits: producer, arranger, writer, vocals, pump organ, drums percussion & piano (credited as 'Mule Patterson'). - Francis Thumm: arranger, harmonium, Stinson band organ. - Kathleen Brennnan-Waits: co-writer, co-producer. - Ralph Carney: trumpet, alto and tenor sax, bass clarinet, clarinet, baritone horn, pan pipes. - Clark Suprynowitz: bass. - Matthew Brubeck: cello. - Joe Gore: guitar, banjo. - Josef Brinckmann: accordion.







Bone Machine (August, 1992)

Tracklist: 1. Earth Died Screaming 2. Dirt In The Ground 3. Such A Scream 4. All Stripped Down 5. Who Are You 6. The Ocean Doesn't Want Me 7. Jesus Gonna Be Here 8. A Little Rain 9. In The Colosseum 10. Goin' Out West 11. Murder In The Red Barn 12. Black Wings 13. Whistle Down The Wind 14. I Don't Wanna Grow Up 15. Let Me Get Up On It (instrumental) 16. That Feel.

Labeling: Island 314-518 559-2 (CD), Island 314-512 580-2, ILPS 9993 (European vinyl), Island 4321-10351-2 (CD, 1992), Island JASRAC PHCR -1710 (Japanese CD, 1992). (P) & � 1992 Island Records, Inc. The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by Island Records Inc. and is exclusively licensend to Island Records Ltd in the UK. Warner Chappell Music Ltd except "That Feel" Promopub B.V./ Warner Chappell Music Ltd. "Let me Get Up On It" published by Jalma Music Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: Biff Dawes: recording, mixing ("The Ocean Doesn't Want Me", "Jesus Gonna Be Here", "Goin' Out West", "I Don't Wanna Grow Up"). Joe Marquez: recording & mixing ("Whistle Down The Wind", "A Little Rain"), second engineer, sticks ("Earth Died Screaming"), banjo ("Murder In The Red Barn"). Tchad Blake: mixing ( "Earth Died Screaming"). Joe Blaney: mixing ("That Feel"). Shawn Michael Morris: third engineer. Francis Thumm: musical security guard. Teresa Jones: production coordination. Holly Ferguson: production coordination. Jesse Dylan: album cover concept, photography. Christie Rixford: art direction & design. - Tom Waits: vocals, producer, album cover concept, Chamberlin ("Earth Died Screaming", "The Ocean Doesn't Want Me", "In The Colosseum"), percussion ("Earth Died Screaming", "Such A Scream", "All Stripped Down", "Who Are You", "The Ocean Doesn't Want Me", "Let Me Get Up On It"), guitar ("Earth Died Screaming", "Such A Scream", "Who Are You", "Black Wings", "I Don't Wanna Grow Up", "That Feel"), sticks ("Earth Died Screaming"), piano ("Dirt In The Ground", "Whistle Down The Wind"), upright bass ("Jesus Gonna Be Here"), Conundrum ("In The Colosseum"), drums ("Goin' Out West", "Murder In The Red Barn", "Black Wings", "That Feel"). - Larry Taylor: upright bass ("Earth Died Screaming", "Dirt In The Ground", "All Stripped Down", "Who Are You", "A Little Rain", "In The Colosseum", "Goin' Out West", "Murder In The Red Barn", "Black Wings", "I Don't Wanna Grow Up", "That Feel"), guitar ("Jesus Gonna Be Here"). - Les Claypool: electric bass ("Earth Died Screaming"). - Ralph Carney: alto ("Dirt In The Ground", "Such A Scream"), tenor sax ("Dirt In The Ground", "Such A Scream"), bass clarinet ("Dirt In The Ground"). - Bryan Mantia aka. Brain: drums ("Such A Scream", "In The Colosseum"). - Joe Gore: guitar ("All Stripped Down", "Goin' Out West", "Black Wings"). - David Phillips: pedal steel guitar ("A Little Rain", "Whistle Down The Wind", "That Feel"). - David Hidalgo: violin & accordion ("Whistle Down The Wind"). - Keith Richards: co-writer, guitar & vocals ("That Feel"). - Waddy Wachtel: guitar ("That Feel"). - Kathleen Waits-Brennan: associate producer, sticks ("Earth Died Screaming"), co-writer ("Dirt In The Ground", "Who Are You", "A Little Rain", "Murder In The Red Barn", "Black Wings", "I Don't Wanna Grow Up").







The Black Rider (September, 1993)

Tracklist: 1. Lucky Day Overture 2. The Black Rider 3. November 4. Just The Right Bullets 5. Black Box Theme (instrumental) 6. T'Ain't No Sin 7. Flash Pan Hunter/ Intro (intrumental) 8. That's The Way 9. The Briar And The Rose 10. Russion Dance (instrumental) 11. Gospel Train/ Orchestra (instrumental) 12. I'll Shoot The Moon 13. Flash Pan Hunter 14. Crossroads 15. Gospel Train 16. Interlude (instrumental) 17. Oily Night 18. Lucky Day 19. The Last Rose Of Summer 20. Carnival (instrumental).

Labeling: Island 4321 16822-2 (European CD, 1993), ILPS 8021 (European LP), Island JASRAC PHCR -1743 (Japanese CD, 1993). (P) & � 1993 Island Records, Inc. The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by Island Records Inc. and is exclusively licensend to Island Records Ltd in the UK. � 1990, 1993 Jalma Music, Inc. except: "That's The Way", " Flash Pan Hunter" and "Crossroads" � 1990, 1993 published by Jalma Music, Inc./ Nova Lack Music (ASCAP). "Ain't No Sin" � 1992 Edgar Leslie, published by Laurence Wright Music Co. Ltd/ EMI Music Publishing Ltd.

Credits: - Tchad Blake: recording at Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Cotati/ USA. Joe Marquez: second engineer at Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Cotati/ USA, boots ("Russian Dance"). Gerd Bessler: recording at Music Factory, Hamburg/ Germany, viola ("Crossroads"). Biff Dawes: mixing at Sunset Sound factory, Hollywood/ USA. Mike Kloster: second engineer at Sunset Sound Factory, Hollywood/ USA. Teresa Jones: production coordinator for Prairie Sun recording sessions. Robert Wilson: album cover concept and art. Christie Rixford: design. Paul Schirnhofer, Ralf Brinkhoff, Herman J., Cl�rchen Baus: photography. - Tom Waits: producer, arranger, vocals, Coliope ("Lucky Day - Overture"), organ ("The Black Rider", "Lucky Day", "The Last Rose Of Summer"), piano ("November", "Just The Right Bullets"), banjo ("November"), Chamberlin ("Black Box Theme", "Crossroads", "The Last Rose Of Summer", "Carnival"), Marimba ("'T 'Ain't No Sin"), Emax strings ("'T 'Ain't No Sin", "Russian Dance", "Carnival"), boots ("Russian Dance"), guitar ("Crossroads"), train whistle ("Gospel Train"), conga ("Gospel Train"), log drum ("Gospel Train"). - Ralph Carney: sax ("Lucky Day - Overture", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Oily Night"), bass, clarinet ("Just The Right Bullets", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Gospel Train", "Oily Night"), baritone horn ("Lucky Day"). - Bill Douglas: bass ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Just The Right Bullets", "Black Box Theme", "Russian Dance", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Gospel Train", "Oily Night", "Lucky Day"). - Kenny Wollesen: percussion ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Just The Right Bullets", "Black Box Theme", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Oily Night", "Lucky Day"), marimba ("I'll Shoot The Moon"). - Matt(hew) Brubeck: cello ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Just The Right Bullets", "Black Box Theme", "Russian Dance", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Oily Night", "Lucky Day"). - Joe Gore: banjo ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Just The Right Bullets", "Black Box Theme", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Oily Night"), guitar ("Gospel Train - Orch.", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Oily Night", "Lucky Day"). - Nick Phelps: French horn ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Black Box Theme", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "Oily Night"). - Kevin Porter: trombone ("Lucky Day - Overture", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Oily Night"). - Greg Cohen: co-arranger ("The Black Rider", "Black Box Theme", "'T 'Ain't No Sin", "Just The Right Bullets", "Flash Pan Hunter"), writer and arranger ("Interlude"), arranger (Flash Pan Hunter - Intro"), bass ("The Black Rider", "November", "Crossroads", "Gospel Train", "The Last Rose Of Summer", "Carnival"), percussion ("The Black Rider", "Gospel Train"), banjo ("The Black Rider"), viola ("The Black Rider"), accordion ("November"), bass clarinet ("'T 'Ain't No Sin"), Emax strings ("'T 'Ain't No Sin"). - Larry Rhodes: bassoon ("Just The Right Bullets", "Black Box Theme", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "Flash Pan Hunter"), contra bassoon ("Oily Night"). - Francis Thumm: organ ("Just The Right Bullets", "I'll Shoot The Moon", "Flash Pan Hunter"), boots ("Russian Dance"). - Don Neely: musical saw ("Black Box Theme", "Flash Pan Hunter"). - William Burroughs: vocals ("'T 'Ain't No Sin"), lyrics ("That's The Way", "Flash Pan Hunter", "Crossroads"). - Henning Stoll: contra bassoon ("Flash Pan Hunter - intro", "Interlude"), viola ("That's The Way", "The Briar And The Rose"). - Stephan Sch�fer: bass ("Flash Pan Hunter - intro", "That's The Way", "The Briar And The Rose"). - Volker Hemken: clarinet ("Flash Pan Hunter - intro", "That's The Way", "The Briar And The Rose", "Interlude"). - Hans-J�rn Braudenberg: organ ("That's The Way", "The Briar And The Rose"). - Linda Deluca: viola ("Russian Dance", "Gospel Train - Orch.", "Oily Night"). - Kathleen Waits-Brennan: co-producer, boots ("Russian Dance"). - Clive Butters: boots ("Russian Dance"). - Christoph Moinian: french horn ("Interlude").

Further reading: The Black Rider







Beautiful Maladies (June, 1998)

Tracklist: 1. Hang On St. Christopher 2. Temptation 3. Clap Hands 4. The Black Rider 5. Underground 6. Jockey Full Of Bourbon 7. Earth Died Screaming 8. Innocent When You Dream ('78) 9. Straight To The Top 10. Frank's Wild Years 11. Singapore 12. Shore Leave 13. Johnsburg, Illinois 14. Way Down In The Hole 15. Strange Weather (live) 16. Cold Cold Ground (live) 17. November 18. Downtown Train 19. 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six 20. Jesus Gonna Be Here 21. Good Old World (Waltz) 22. I Don't Wanna Grow Up 23. Time.

Labeling: Island 314-524 519-2 (European CD, 1998). This compilation (P) & � 1998 Island Records, Inc. a Polygram company � Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: compilation album.





Mule Variations (April 16, 1999)

Tracklist: 1. Big In Japan 2. Lowside Of The Road 3. Hold On 4. Get Behind The Mule 5. House Where Nobody Lives 6. Cold Water 7. Pony 8. What's He Building 9. Black Market Baby 10. Eyeball Kid 11. Picture In A Frame 12. Chocolate Jesus 13. Georgia Lee 14. Filipino Box Spring Hog 15. Take It With Me 16. Come On Up To The House.

Labeling: Anti/ Epitaph 86547-1 (US vinyl pressing, 1999), Anti/ Epitaph 86547-2 (US CD, 1999), Anti/ Epitaph 714092-654721 (European CD, 1999). (P) & � 1999 Anti Inc. � 1999 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: Produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Waits-Brennan. Oz Fritz: recording and mixing at Prairie Sun Recording Studios. Jacquire King: recording and mixing at Prairie Sun Recording Studios, programming ("Lowside Of The Road", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"). Gene Cornelius: recording ("Lowside Of The Road") at Sputnik Sound. Jeff Sloan: production coordinator, percussion ("What's He Building?", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"). Kristin Vanderlip: art direction. Christie Rixford: design. Matt Mahurin: album photography. Kathleen Waits-Brennan: co-producer, percussion ("Filipino Box Spring Hog"). - Tom Waits:vocals, guitar ("Big In Japan", "Lowside Of The Road", "Hold On", "Cold Water", "Pony", "Black Market Baby", "Chocolate Jesus"), Optigon ("Lowside Of The Road"), organ ("Hold On"), piano ("House Where Nobody Lives", "Picture In A Frame", "Georgia Lee", "Take It With Me", "Come On Up To The House"), pump organ ("Pony"), percussion ("Black Market Baby", "Eyeball Kid", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"), Chamberlin ("Black Market Baby"). - Brain Mantia: drums ("Big In Japan"). - Les Claypool: bass ("Big In Japan"). - Larry LaLonde: guitar ("Big In Japan"). - Ralph Carney: sax/ trumpet ("Big In Japan", "Come On Up To The House"), reeds ("What's He Building?", "Black Market Baby"), bass clarinet ("Eyeball Kid"), alto sax ("Picture In A Frame"). - Smokey Hormel: chumbos & dousengoni ("Lowside Of The Road", "Get Behind The Mule"), dobro ("Pony"). - Chris Grady: trumpet ("Lowside Of The Road", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"). - Stephen Hodges: percussion ("Hold On", "Get Behind The Mule"). - Larry Taylor: bass ("Hold On", "Get Behind The Mule", "House Where Nobody Lives", "Cold Water", "Filipino Box Spring Hog", "Come On Up To The House"), rhythm guitar ("House Where Nobody Lives"), guitar ("Filipino Box Spring Hog"). - Marc Ribot: guitar: ("Hold On", "Cold Water", "Black Market Baby", "Eyeball Kid", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"), lead guitar ("House Where Nobody Lives"). - Joe Gore: guitar ("Hold On", "Come On Up To The House"). - Charlie Musselwhite: harp ("Get Behind The Mule", "Chocolate Jesus"), harmonica ("Filipino Box Spring Hog", "Come On Up To The House"). - Christopher Marvin: drums ("Cold Water"). - John Hammond: harp ("Pony"). - DJ M. Mark "The III Media" Reitman: turntable ("What's He Building?", "Black Market Baby", "Eyeball Kid", "Filipino Box Spring Hog"). - Andrew Borger: drums/ percussion ("Black Market Baby", "Filipino Box Spring Hog", "Come On Up To The House"). - Greg Cohen: percussion ("Eyeball Kid"), bass ("Picture In A Frame", "Chocolate Jesus", "Take It With Me"). - Larry Rhodes: bassoon ("Eyeball Kid"). - Ni(c)k Phelps: bari sax ("Picture In A Frame", "Come On Up To The House"). - Dalton Dillingham III: bass ("Georgia Lee"). - Linda Delucia-Gbidossi: violin ("Georgia Lee").





Used Songs: 1973 -1980 (October 16, 2001)

Tracklist: 1. Heartattack And Vine 2. Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson) 3. A Sight For Sore Eyes 4. Whistlin' Past The Graveyard 5. Burma Shave 6. Step Right Up 7. Ol' '55 8. I Never Talk To Strangers 9. Mr. Siegal 10. Jersey Girl 11. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis 12. Blue Valentines 13. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night 14. Muriel 15. Wrong Side Of The Road 16. Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets To The Wind In Copenhagen).

Labeling: 8122-78351-2 (European CD, 2001). (P) & � 1977 WEA/ Rhino. October 23, 2001. � 1973-1980 Fifth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Credits: compilation album.





Alice (May 4, 2002)

Tracklist: 1. Alice 2. Everything You Can Think 3. Flower's Grave 4. No One Knows I'm Gone 5. Kommienezuspadt 6. Poor Edward 7. Table Top Joe 8. Lost In The Harbour 9. We're All Mad Here 10. Watch Her Disappear 11. Reeperbahn12. I'm Still here 12. Fish & Bird 13. Barcarolle 14. Fawn (instrumental).

Labeling: Anti 6632-1 (US vinyl pressing, 2002), Anti 6632-2 (US CD, 2002). Anti 714092-663228 (European CD, 2002). (P) & � 2002 Anti Inc. � 1992 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs/ production: Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Oz Fritz: recording and mixing (The Pocket Studio, Forestville, CA. Studio support: Richard Fisher). Jacquire King: Mixing (Flower's Grave, Lost In The Harbour), Recording (I'm Still Here, Barcarolle). Jeff Sloan: Second Engineer, Production Coordinator. Julianne Deery: Production Coordinator. Heather Fremling: cheques & balances. Doug Sax: mastering at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA. Jeff Abarta: A&R and Art Direction. Matt Mahurin: Photography and Concept. Ralfinoe: Design. - Tom Waits: Vocal/ Piano (Alice, Poor Edward, I'm Still Here), Vocal/ Mellotron/ Chamberlain Vibes/ Pod (Everything You Can Think), Vocals/ Piano/ Pump Organ (Flower's Grave), Vocal/ Pump Organ (No One Knows I'm Gone, Table Top Joe, Lost In The Harbour, Watch Her Disappear), Vocals/ Pod/ Stomp (Kommienezuspadt), Vocal/ Piano/ Circular Violin (We're All Mad Here), Vocal/ Piano/ Chamberlain (Reeperbahn), Vocal/ Piano/ Toy Glockenspiel/ Pump Organ (Fish & Bird), Vocal/ Piano/ Chamberlain Vibes, Cymbals (Barcarolle), Piano (Fawn). - Eric Perney: Bass (Alice). - Colin Stetson: Sax (Alice, Barcarolle), Baritone Sax (Kommienezuspadt), Bass Clarinet (We're All Mad Here, Reeperbahn, Fawn), Clarinet (I'm Still Here). - Gino Robair: Drums (Alice), Percussion (We're All Mad Here, Reeperbahn), Marimba (Fawn). - Ara Anderson: Muted Trumpet (Alice), Baritone Horn (Reeperbahn), Trumpet/ Baritone Horn (Fish & Bird). - Larry Taylor: Bass, Electric Guitar (Everything You Can Think), Bass (Flower's Grave, No One Knows I'm Gone, Poor Edward, Lost In The Harbour, Fish & Bird), Bass/ Acoustic Guitar/ Percussion (Kommienezuspadt), Bass, Acoustic Guitar (Table Top Joe). - Matt Brubeck: Cello (Everything You Can Think, Flower's Grave, No One Knows I'm Gone, Kommienezuspadt, Poor Edward, Lost In The Harbour, Watch Her Disappear, I'm Still Here, Fish & Bird), Bass (Barcarolle). - Bent Clausen: Swiss Hand Bells (Everything You Can Think), Piano (Table Top Joe), Piano Solo (Barcarolle). - Bebe Risenfors: Stroh Violin (Everything You Can Think), Alto Viola/ Clarinet (Flower's Grave), Alto Viola (No One Knows I'm Gone), Baby Bass/ Marimba/ Bass Clarinet, Percussion (Kommienezuspadt), Viola (Poor Edward), Baby Bass (Table Top Joe), Fiddle (Lost In The Harbour), Clarinet (Fish & Bird). - Nik Phelps: French Horn, Trumpet (Everything You Can Think). - Dawn Harms: Violin (Flower's Grave, Watch Her Disappear, I'm Still Here, Barcarolle), Stroh Violin/ Violin (No One Knows I'm Gone, Fish & Bird), Stroh Violin (Poor Edward, Lost In The Harbour). - Andrew Borger: Oil Drums/ Frame Drum/ Percussion (Kommienezuspadt). - Tim Allen: Scraper (Kommienezuspadt). - Stewart Copeland: Trap Kit (Table Top Joe). - Joe Gore: Electric Guitar (Table Top Joe). - Carla Kihlstedt: Violin (Lost In The Harbour, We're All Mad Here, Reeperbahn, Fawn). - Gerd Bessler: Recording (Lost In The Harbour). - Matthew Sperry: Bass (We're All Mad Here, Reeperbahn, Barcarolle, Fawn). - Myles Boisen: Banjo (Reeperbahn).

Further reading: Alice





Blood Money (May 4, 2002)

Tracklist: 1. Misery Is The River Of The World 2. Everything Goes To Hell 3. Coney Island Baby 4. All The World Is Green 5. God's Away On Business 6. Another Man's Vine 7. Knife Chase (instrumental) 8. Lullaby 9. Starving In The Belly Of A Whale 10. The Part You Throw Away 11. Woe 12. Calliope (instrumental) 13. A Good Man Is Hard To Find.

Labeling: Anti 6629-1 (US vinyl pressing, 2002), Anti 6629-2 (US CD, 2002), Anti 714092-66292 (European CD, 2002). (P) & � 2002 Anti Inc. � 2000 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs/ production: Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Oz Fritz: Recording, Mixing. S. Husky Hoskulds: Mixing. Jacquire King: Recording (Knife Chase, Lullaby, The Part You Throw Away, Woe). Allen Sudduth: Recording (Knife Chase).Jeff Sloan: Second Engineer, Production Coordinator.Julianne Deery: Production Coordinator. Heather Fremling: Cheques & Balances. Richard Fisher: Studio Support. Gavin Lurssen: Mastering at The Mastering Lab. Hollywood, CA. Jeff Abarta: A&R and Art Director. Winni Wintermeyer: Design. Jesse Dylan: Photos and Concept. Francis Kenny: Special Thanks. - Tom Waits: Vocal/ Piano/ Calliope (Misery Is The River Of The World, Another Man's Vine), Vocal/ Acoustic Guitar/ Chamberlain (Everything Goes To Hell), Vocal/ Piano/ Chamberlain (Coney Island Baby), Vocal/ Acoustic Guitar (All The World Is Green, Lullaby, The Part You Throw Away), Vocal/ Electric Guitar (God's Away On Business), Piano (Knife Chase), Vocal/ Piano/ Chamberlain/ Electric Guitar (Starving In The Belly Of A Whale), Vocal/ Piano (Woe), Calliope/ Toy Piano (Calliope), Vocal/ Pump Organ/ Calliope (A Good Man Is Hard To Find). -Larry Taylor: Bass (Misery Is The River Of The World, Coney Island Baby, All The World Is Green, God's Away On Business, Another Man's Vine, Starving In The Belly Of A Whale), Bass/ Electric Guitar (Knife Chase), Acoustic Guitar (A Good Man Is Hard To Find). - Bebe Risenfors: Bass Clarinet (Misery Is The River Of The World), Accordion (Everything Goes To Hell), Sax/ Bass Clarinet (Knife Chase), Clarinet (A Good Man Is Hard To Find). - Gino Robair: Marimba/ Bells, Gongs (Misery Is The River Of The World), Bongos & Timpani (Everything Goes To Hell), Floor Toms (Starving In The Belly Of A Whale). - Mule Patterson (= Tom Waits): Pod (Misery Is The River Of The World). - Matthew Sperry: Bass (Everything Goes To Hell). - Colin Stetson: Baritone sax (Everything Goes To Hell), Sax (Coney Island Baby, Knife Chase), Clarinet (All The World Is Green, The Part You Throw Away), Bass Clarinet (God's Away On Business, Starving In The Belly Of A Whale), Baritone Horn/ Tenor & Alto Sax (Another Man's Vine). - Dan Plonsey: Clarinet (Everything Goes To Hell). - Matt Brubeck: Cello (Coney Island Baby, All The World Is Green, Starving In The Belly Of A Whale, Woe), Bass & Cello (The Part You Throw Away), Bass (A Good Man Is Hard To Find). - Ara Anderson: Trumpet (Coney Island Baby, Knife Chase, A Good man Is Hard To Find). - Bent Clausen: Marimba (All The World Is Green), Pod (God's Away On Business), Bass/ Drums (Knife Chase). - Stewart Copeland: Drums & Log Drums (God's Away On Business). - Joe Gore: Electric Guitar (God's Away On Business). - Nik Phelps: Trumpet, Baby Tuba (God's Away On Business), Trumpet (Calliope). - Charlie Musselwhite: Harmonica (God's Away On Business, Starving In The Belly Of A Whale). - Andrew Borger: Marimba (Another Man's Vine). - Myles Boisen: Guitar (Knife Chase). - Casey Waits: Drums (Knife Chase). - Dawn Harms: Stroh Violin/ Violin (Lullaby, Woe), Violin (Starving In The Belly Of A Whale, The Part You Throw Away), Stroh Violin (A Good Man Is Hard To Find). - Andrew Borger: Marimba (A Good Man Is Hard To Find).

Further reading: Woyzeck



One From The Heart (January 20, 2004)

Tracklist: 1. Opening Montage 2. Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream? 3. Picking Up After You 4. Old Boyfriends 5. Broken Bicycles 6. I Beg Your Pardon 7. Little Boy Blue 8. Instrumental Montage 9. You Can't Unring A Bell 10. This One's From The Heart 11. Take Me Home 12. Presents 13. Candy Apple Red 14. Once Upon A Town/ Empty Pockets.

Credits: two-disc reissue of the soundtrack of One From the Heart. Waits himself has overseen this reissue, expanded to two CD's and with bonus tracks Candy Apple Red, Once Upon A Town/ Empty Pockets.

Further reading: One From The Heart





Real Gone (October 3, 2004)

Tracklist: 1. Top Of The Hill 2. Hoist That Rag 3. Sins Of The Father 4. Shake It 5. Don't Go Into That Barn 6. How's It Gonna End 7. Metropolitan Glide 8. Dead And Lovely 9. Circus 10. Trampled Rose 11. Green Grass 12. Baby Gonna Leave Me 13. Clang Boom Steam 14. Make It Rain 15. Day After Tomorrow 16. Chickaboom (hidden track).

Labeling: Anti 86678-1 (US vinyl pressing, 2004), Anti 86678-2 (US CD, 2004), Anti 714092-667820 (European CD, 2004). (P) & � 2004 Anti Inc. � 2004 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written and produced by: Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Recorded and Mixed by: Mark Howard, Mastered by: Gavin Lurssen at The Mastering Lab. Production Coordinator: Julianne Deery, Production crew: Trisha Wilson, Mike Richardson, Sullivan Waits, Casey Waits, Kellesimone Waits, Dylan Barlow, Mason Bird. Grub and Lug: Trisha Wilson, Sullivan Waits, Kellesimone Waits. Art Design & Direction: Chris Blum. Graphics: Ron Bean. Photos: Dylan Barlow. Booklet Back Cover Photo: Julianne Deery. Thanks: Roz Simmons, Tomales 4-H. - Tom Waits: Vocal (Top Of The Hill, Hoist That Rag, Sins Of The Father, Shake It, Don't Go Into That Barn, How's It Gonna End, Metropolitan Glide, Dead And Lovely, Circus, Trampled Rose, Green Grass, Baby Gonna Leave Me, Clang Boom Steam, Make It Rain, Day After Tomorrow), Guitar (Sins Of The Father, How's It Gonna End, Metropolitan Glide, Dead And Lovely, Green Grass, Day After Tomorrow), Percussion (Don't Go Into That Barn), Chamberlin (Circus), Shakers (Baby Gonna Leave Me). - Larry Taylor: Bass (Top Of The Hill, Sins Of The Father, Don't Go Into That Barn, How's It Gonna End, Metropolitan Glide, Dead And Lovely, Trampled Rose, Green Grass, Make It Rain, Day After Tomorrow), Guitar (Shake It), Don't Go Into That Barn). - Marc Ribot: Guitar (Top Of The Hill, Hoist That Rag, Sins Of The Father, Shake It, Dead And Lovely, Baby Gonna Leave Me, Make It Rain, Day After Tomorrow), Cigar Box Banjo (Trampled Rose). - Brain: Percussion (Top Of The Hill, Hoist That Rag, Sins Of The Father, Shake It, Don't Go Into That Barn, Metropolitan Glide, Trampled Rose, Baby Gonna Leave Me), Claps (Shake It). - Casey Waits: Turntables (Top Of The Hill, Metropolitan Glide), Percussion (Hoist That Rag, Don't Go Into That Barn), Claps (Shake It), Drums (Dead And Lovely, Make It Rain). - Les Claypool: Bass (Hoist That Rag, Shake It, Baby Gonna Leave Me). - Mark Howard: Claps (Shake It), Bells (Circus). - Trisha Wilson: Claps (Shake It). - Harry Cody: Guitar (Don't Go Into That Barn, Metropolitan Glide), Banjo (How's It Gonna End).





Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards, 3CD set (November 20, 2006)

Tracklist Brawlers: 1. Lie To Me 2. LowDown 3. 2:19 4. Fish In The Jailhouse 5. Bottom Of The World 6. Lucinda 7. Ain't Goin' Down To The Well 8. Lord I've Been Changed 9. Puttin' On The Dog 10. Road To Peace 11. All The Time 12. The Return Of Jackie and Judy 13. Walk Away 14. Sea Of Love 15. Buzz Fledderjohn 16. Rains On Me.
Tracklist Bawlers: 1. Bend Down The Branches 2. You Can Never Hold Back Spring 3. Long Way Home 4. Widow's Grove 5. Little Drop Of Poison 6. Shiny Things 7. World Keeps Turning 8. Tell It To Me 9. Never Let Go 10. Fannin Street 11. Little Man 12. It's Over 13. If I Have To Go 14. Goodnight Irene 15. The Fall Of Troy 16. Take Care Of All My Children 17. Down There By The Train 18. Danny Says 19. Jayne's Blue Wish 20. Young At Heart.
Tracklist Bastards: 1. What Keeps Mankind Alive 2. Children's Story 3. Heigh Ho 4. Army Ants 5. Books Of Moses 6. Bone Chain (free form singing) 7. Two Sisters 8. First Kiss 9. Dog Door 10. Redrum (instrumental) 11. Nirvana 12. Home I'll Never Be 13. Poor Little Lamb 14. Altar Boy 15. The Pontiac 16. Spidey's Wild Ride 17. King Kong 18. On The Road.

Labeling: Anti 6677-2 (US CD, 2006), 714092-667721 (European CD, 2006). (P) & � 2006 Anti Inc. � 2006 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: All songs written and produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Waits-Brennan except where noted. Mixed/ remixed by Karl Derfler at Bay View Studios. Mastered by Gavin Lurssen at The Mastering Lab. Art direction & design by Johnny Brewton. Cover photograph by Julianne Deery. Cover photograph enhancement by Matt Mahurin. Production coordinator: Julianne Deery. Other engineers: Bernd Burgdorf, Tchad Blake, Gene Cornelius, Biff Dawes, Oz Fritz, Mitchell Froom, Brett Gurewitz, Mark Howard, Jacquire King, and Bob Musso. Thanks: Linda Lee Bukowski, Lionel Conway, Robin Hurley, Giselle Oriolo-Brewton and Theresa Torrance. - Brawler's musicians: Anges Amar - Whistles Bobby Baloo - Boulders, Cowbells Ralph Carney - Sax Seth Ford-Young - Bass Joe Gore - Guitar Charlie Musselwhite - Harmonica Marc Ribot - Guitar Larry Taylor - Bass Casey Waits - Drums Tom Waits - Vocal, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, etc. Dave Alvin - Guitar Andrew Borger - Percussion Brain - Percussion Les Claypool - Bass Steve Foreman - Percussion Brett Gurewitz - Guitar Ron Hacker - Guitar John Hammond - Harmonica Stephen Hodges - Percussion Gino Robair - Percussion Jeff Sloan - Percussion. - Bawler's musicians: Bobby Black - Steel Guitar Ralph Carney - Saxes Seth Ford-Young - Bass Joe Gore - Guitar Carla Kihlstedt - Violin Nic Phelps - Horns Larry Taylor - Bass Ray Armando - Percussion Andrew Borger - Percussion Matt Brubeck - Bass Dan Cantrell - Accordion Bent Clausen - Banjo Jimmy Cleveland - Trombone Greg Cohen - Bass Chris Grady - Trumpet Brett Gurewitz - Guitar Billy Higgins - Drums Art Hillery - Piano Trevor Horn - Bass Adam Lane - Bass Charlie Musselwhite - Harmonica Dan Plonsey - Clarinet Steve Prutsman - Piano Bebe Risenfors - Clarinet Mike Silverman - Bass Nolan Smith - Trumpet Matthew Sperry - Bass Francis Thumm - Piano Leroy Vinnegar - Bass Sullivan Waits - Guitar Tom Yoder - Trombone. - Bastard's musicians: Ara Anderson - Trumpet Michael Blair - Drums, Percussion Brain - Percussion Matt Brubeck - Bass Crispin Cioe - Sax Bent Clausen - Piano Greg Cohen - Bass Eddie Davis - Banjo Darrel Devore - Circular Violin Mitchell Froom - Chamberlin Bob Funk - Trombone Arno Hecht - Saxes Bart Hopkin - Bamboo Clarinet Carla Kihlstedt - Violin Guy Klucevsek - Accordion Gary Knowlton - Keyboards Mike Knowlton - Guitar Larry LaLonde - Guitar Mark Linkous - Guitar, Drums, Bass Paul "Hollywood" Litteral - Trumpet Charlie Musselwhite - Harmonica Tom Nunn - The Bug Marc Ribot - Guitar Bebe Risenfors - Clarinet Collin Stetson - Sax Larry Taylor - Bass Richard Waters - Waterphone Casey Waits - Drums Tom Waits - Vocals, Percussion, Pump Organ.





Glitter And Doom (November 23, 2009)

Tracklist: 1. Lucinda / Ain't Goin Down (Birmingham 07/03/08) 2. Singapore (Edinburgh 07/28/08) 3. Get Behind The Mule (Tulsa 06/25/08) 4. Fannin Street (Knoxville 06/29/08) 5. Dirt In The Ground (Milan 07/19/08) 6. Such A Scream (Milan 07/18/08) 7. Live Circus (Jacksonville 07/01/08) 8. Goin' Out West (Tulsa 06/25/08) 9. Falling Down (Paris 07/25/08) 10. The Part You Throw Away (Edinburgh 07/28/08) 11. Trampled Rose (Dublin 08/01/08) 12. Metropolitan Glide (Knoxville 6/29/08) 13. I'll Shoot The Moon (Paris 07/24/08) 14. Green Grass (Edinburgh 07/27/08) 15. Make It Rain (Atlanta 07/05/08) 16. Story (Columbus 06/28/08) 17. Lucky Day (Atlanta 07/05/08)

Labeling::Anti 7053 (US/ Europe CD, 2009). (P) & � 2009 Anti Inc. � 2009 Jalma Music (ASCAP).

Credits: (Live compilation album). Outtakes from the Glitter and Doom tour, USA/ Europe June-August 2008. Tom Waits: vocals, guitar, keyboard, maracas. Seth Ford-Young: upright bass. Omar Torrez: guitars. Patrick Warren: keyboards. Vincent Henry: woodwinds. Casey Waits: drums and percussion. Sullivan Waits: congas and clarinet.

Further reading: Lyrics by Album

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