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Falling Hook, Line, And Sinker For John Lurie’s Fishing With John

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Paula Mejia | May 20, 2016 - 11:30 am
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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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Tom Waits Albums From Worst To Best

Heard through the wall of a neighboring apartment, you might confuse Tom Waits's music with Howlin' Wolf's. Then again, you could just as easily mistake…
James Jackson Toth | September 9, 2013 - 3:29 pm
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Tom Waits Cast In Hulu’s Supernatural Drama Pilot Citizen

Tom Waits is bringing his unique screen presence to Citizen, Hulu's new supernatural drama pilot from Me And Earl And The Dying Girl director Alfonso…
Peter Helman | April 6, 2016 - 10:55 pm
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Stream Tom Waits & Lucinda Williams’ Blind Willie Johnson Covers From New Tribute Album

Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, SinĂ©ad O'Connor, and more have contributed new covers to God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson, a tribute…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:06 am

Watch Tom Waits Debut “Take One Last Look” In His Final Letterman Appearance

David Letterman has long been a champion of deeply strange American voices, as you know if you've ever seen footage of him interviewing Captain Beefheart.
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2015 - 8:41 am
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David Letterman’s Final Weeks Of Musical Guests Include Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Dave Matthews Band

Considering he's been a late night host for over three decades, surely David Letterman wants to go out with a bang. Though he announced the
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 12:39 pm
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HSY – “Goin’ Out West” (Tom Waits Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Canadian hardcore band HSY smacked us with the A-Side to their 7" "Sally" last month, teasing a Tom Waits cover as the B-Side. Today, the…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2015 - 11:02 am

Download Eddie Vedder’s Intimate, Covers-Filled Charity Show At Microsoft Last Month

Eddie Vedder played an intimate benefit show for EB Research, the charity he's been vocally supporting lately, last month at Microsoft's Seattle headquarters. The Pearl…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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Watch Tom Waits Play First Show In Five Years At Bridge School Benefit 2013

Tom Waits, the legendary lounge singer turned iconoclast bluesman Cookie Monster genius freak, made his first concert appearance in five years Sunday at Neil Young's…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2013 - 10:56 am
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Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now…
Liz Pelly | October 26, 2013 - 5:07 pm
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Watch The Rolling Stones & Tom Waits Cover Howlin’ Wolf In Oakland

I'm not sure what, exactly, people are expecting when they shell out to see the Rolling Stones arena-tour extravaganza, but they probably aren't counting on…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2013 - 10:18 am

Tom Waits & Keith Richards – “Shenandoah”

In 2006, the producer Hal Willner put together the compilation Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, on which big-name artists tried their hand…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2013 - 10:20 am
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The 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs

Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 21, 2012 - 3:55 pm
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Decemberists, Tom Waits To Appear On The Simpsons

According to a tweet from the Decemberists' Colin Meloy -- that tweet's attached image is up top -- his band will star in the upcoming…
Corban Goble | August 28, 2012 - 4:46 pm
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Tom Waits – “Hell Broke Luce” Video

For a little while now, Tom Waits has been sending out cryptic email missives hyping something that was coming today. Plenty were hoping for a…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 10:56 am
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Watch Tom Waits Play Fallon

Tom Waits is making the most of his week in NY, having played "Chicago" on Letterman Monday night and "Right Raised Men" on Fallon last…
Scott Lapatine | July 11, 2012 - 3:10 pm

Watch Tom Waits Play Letterman

Tom Waits stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman last night to perform and do an interview with Dave, a chat where Waits showcased…
Corban Goble | July 10, 2012 - 9:55 am
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10 Classic Albums Released 10 Years Into A Band’s Career

It's a new year, and every Thursday, we're going to be publishing a new list in this space. You guys like lists, right? Good! For…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2012 - 4:26 pm
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Not the most inspiring set of videos this week. Work harder, everyone! There were a few good ones, though, and we've got them listed below.
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 5:26 pm
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