Tom Waits always sounded like he was getting ready for the end of the world, even when he was doing that jazzy beatnik thing in the '70s.
The third album in a trilogy, the songs on 'Franks Wild Years' were also written to be performed in a play Tom Waits created with his wife, Kathleen Brennan.
Quentin Tarantino said that Tom Waits auditioned for the role of Mr. Brown.
Tom Waits hung out on Los Angeles' skid row to write the songs on 'Small Change.'
Listen to Kensrue's take on Tom Waits' 'Down There By the Train' from the upcoming 'Thoughts That Float on a Different Blood.'
Tom Waits, Lorde and Bastille have been revealed as judges for this year’s International Songwriting Competition.
Tom Waits and David Letterman go back a long way -- longer than most, probably.
Mumford and Sons and Iron and Wine will be among David Letterman's final 'Late Show' musical guests.
Rock musicals are big business, but are they really rock and roll?
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