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"Jersey Girl" is a song composed and originally sung by American singer-songwriter Tom Waits from his 1980 album Heartattack and Vine. It subsequently became best known in a live version by Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s.

Waits wrote the song with his future wife Kathleen Brennan, who had been living in New Jersey. It's one of Waits' most tender songs, and captures a feeling of romantic longing despite its somewhat gritty details:

Down the shore everything's alright, You with your… read more

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  • Avatar for TIGERSNAKEMAN
    Sounds like Jersey Girl to me. All of us tough guys have a passionate and yearning heart. Go figure,hey
  • Avatar for Vladislav-TrAsT
    sounds a little bit like Indian Summer
  • Avatar for Rezzo64
    Makes Heartattack and Vine that much more worth it.
  • Avatar for bohemian_chic
    ღ YES ღ
  • Avatar for johannez1
    His voice sounds so absolutely passionate and yearning on this one.
  • Avatar for danielanalq1
    love this song, so powerfull <3
  • Avatar for CidaDuarteF
    Nice!!
  • Avatar for JuniorMcCartney
    Sing sha la la la la la la.
  • Avatar for nightclubjitter
    my favourite song?
  • Avatar for crazedbard
    Ah, I guess I could forgive myself for thinking Springsteen originally wrote it... but after hearing the original... no words. That golden voice.

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