Richard III with music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan is playing exclusively in Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam from 22 September to 12 October. For more info go here. Read More
More great footage of Tom Waits performing in 1979 at the Theatre le Palace in Paris. This second installment features “Annie’s Back in Town” from the Paradise Alley soundtrack and “I Wish I Was in New Orleans” from the pivotal 1976 album Small Change. Read More
Tom Waits performs at Theatre le Palace in Paris, France. This was recorded for French television and broadcast on the program “Palace One” back in 1980. The first part here features the songs “Heartattack and Vine” and “‘Til the Money Runs Out.” I will post the additional three segments shortly. Please enjoy. Read More
Just a reminder, there are still a few days left to bid on the Original Tom Waits‘ art at the Summerfield School Auction. Bidding closes on June 12th. This is an extremely rare, limited Tom Waits photographic set of two images, matted, framed and autographed by the artist. This is a collectible photo diptych that you cannot find anywhere. Unique and thought provoking, truly a collectible. To have a look and perhaps bid, just go here. Read More
It’s MOJO Magazine’s 200th issue and who better to celebrate this most auspicious occasion than eith the incomparable Tom Waits? So, from the mind of one of the planet’s true originals comes a special anniversary issue formed by the mind of the unique artist.
Along with the issue there is also a free CD featuring 15 tracks compiled and sequenced exclusively for MOJO by Tom Waits starring Bob Dylan, Howlin’ Wolf, Ray Charles, Harry Belafonte, Cliff Edwards, Big Mama Thornton, Prisonaires, Hank Williams and many more.
You can also find an interview with one of Waits’ lifelong heroes Harry Belafonte discussing marching with Dr King, being taught by Leadbelly and giving Bob Dylan his first break. “His contribution to the world of music has been like a great river,” says Waits. Superstar producer Joe Henry is granted a rare audience with Harry Belafonte.
Also included; an exclusive encounter between Waits and the guitar-slinging outlaw of country music’s first family Hank Williams III, a huge selection of the Waits’ essential songs, films and books featuring James Brown, Alex Chilton, Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski, James Dean, David Lynch and more! Waits’ favorite one-hit wonders and MOJO’s guide to all his albums! To find out more, just go here. Read More