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.