Tom Waits

Tom Waits (born Thomas Alan Waits, in Pomona, California, on December 7, 1949) is a prolific American singer, songwriter, composer, and actor. He started his career in the early 1970s as a singer in spit 'n' sawdust bars. Initially, he was deeply influenced by the beat generation, novelists like Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, and poets like Allen Ginsberg and Charles Bukowski. Waits is often compared to Charles Bukowski, being similar both in content and lifestyle Read more on
Mercy and Grand
Gypsy Tango
A Little Drop of Poison
The Threepenny Opera: Ballad of Sexual Dependency
Poor Edward
Whistle Down the Wind
A Little Rain
Innocent When You Dream
Johnsburg, Illinois
La Partida
What Keeps Mankind Alive
Georgia Lee
Broken Bicycles
Train Song
Pull Down Lads
Barbara Allen
The Briar and the Rose
Ain't Going Down to the Well
Bottom of the World
Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
Bend Down the Branches
What Keeps Mankind Alive
You Can Never Hold Back Spring
Children's Story
Heigh Ho
Fish in the Jailhouse
Widow's Grove
Army Ants
Books of Moses
Bone Chain
Ain't Goin' Down to the Well
Two Sisters
Lord I've Been Changed
Tell It to Me
First Kiss
Puttin' on the Dog
Dog Door
All the Time
Little Man
The Return of Jackie and Judy
It's Over
Poor Little Lamb
Altar Boy
The Fall of Troy
The Pontiac
Spidey's Wild Ride
King Kong
Danny Says
Jayne's Blue Wish
Dog Treat
Young at Heart
Missing My Son
Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra I (string quartet)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra II (low strings)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra III (no strings)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra IV (full strings)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp and Tom Waits With Full Orchestra
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Coda: Tom Waits With High Strings
Hold On
Buzz Fledderjon
Big in Japan
Big Face Money
Tom Waits
New Coat of Paint
Grapefruit Moon
Please Call Me, Baby
San Diego Serenade
Shiver Me Timbers
I Wish I Was in New Orleans
Semi Suite
The Piano Has Been Drinkin
I Never Talk to Strangers
Tom Traubert's Blues (Dancin Mathilda)
The Black Rider
Lucky Day (overture)
The Black Rider
Black Box Theme
'T 'Ain't No Sin
Flash Pan Hunter (intro)
That's the Way
Gospel Train (orchestra)
I'll Shoot the Moon
Flash Pan Hunter
Gospel Train
Oily Night
The Last Rose of Summer
Night on Earth
Back in the Good Old World (Gypsy)
Los Angeles Mood (Chromium Descensions)
Los Angeles Theme (Another Private Dick)
New York Theme (Hey, You Can Have That Heartattack Outside Buddy)
New York Mood (A New Haircut and a Busted Lip)
Baby I'm Not a Baby Anymore (Beatrice Theme)
Good Old World (Waltz)
Carnival (Brunello del Montalcino)
On the Other Side of the World
Good Old World (Gypsy Instrumental)
Paris Mood (Un de Fromage)
Dragging a Dead Priest
Helsinki Mood
Carnival Bob's Confession
Good Old World (waltz)
On the Other Side of the World (instrumental)
Shore Leave
Dave the Butcher
Johnsburg, Illinois
16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought-Six
Town With No Cheer
Just Another Sucker on the Vine
Frank's Wild Years
Down, Down, Down
Soldier's Things
Gin Soaked Boy
Trouble's Braids
One From the Heart
Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro / Once Upon a Town / The Wages of Love
Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?
Picking Up After You
Old Boyfriends
I Beg Your Pardon
Instrumental Montage: The Tango / Circus Girl
You Can't Unring a Bell
This One's From the Heart
Take Me Home
Foreign Affairs
Cinny's Waltz
I Never Talk to Strangers
Medley: Jack & Neal / California, Here I Come
Potter's Field
Barber Shop
Small Change
Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
Step Right Up
I Wish I Was in New Orleans (in the Ninth Ward)
The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening With Pete King)
Pasties and a G-String (at the Two O'Clock Club)
Bad Liver and a Broken Heart (in Lowell)
The One That Got Away
Small Change (Got Rained on With His Own .38)
I Can't Wait to Get Off Work (and See My Baby on Montgomery Avenue)
Nighthawks at the Diner
[opening intro]
Emotional Weather Report
On a Foggy Night
Eggs and Sausage (In a Cadillac With Susan Michelson)
Nighthawk Postcards (From Easy Street)
Putnam County
Spare Parts I (A Nocturnal Emission)
Big Joe and Phantom 309
Spare Parts II and Closing
The Heart of Saturday Night