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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…

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  • LOVE YOU TOM! Myself and a friend are 5 episodes deep into our Tom Waits podcast if anyone wants to listen. We're reviewing the albums chronologically, #6 'Blue Valentine' is up next week: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxRst_jRx-V37voc3dOiQKQ/videos
  • Every time I am alone and drunk at 3am, I always play his first album.
  • Anywhere I Lay My Head is too damn good. Perfect ending to an incredibly well-crafted album.
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  • A genius.
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  • muito tesão nesse homem, socorro
  • <3
  • There is something about his songs that reminds of Bukowski's books.

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