Waits, Tom / Orphans, Brawlers & Bastards
Album:Orphans, Brawlers & Bastards Collection:General
Artist:Waits, Tom Added:Jan 2007

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-02-11 Pull Date:2007-04-15 
Week Ending:Apr 15Apr 8Apr 1Mar 25Mar 18Mar 11Mar 4Feb 25

Recent Airplay
1.Feb 18, 2023:Advanced Dungeons and Peppers
Heigh Ho
4.Apr 04, 2014:The Songsmith Show
Ain't Goin' Down To The Well
2.Oct 20, 2022:Traditions
Fish In The Jailhouse
5.Dec 07, 2012:The Songsmith Show
Army Ants, Puttin On The Dog
3.Dec 10, 2014:American Grandstand: DOGSONGS
Puttin On The Dog
6.Mar 29, 2012:The Songsmith Show
Army Ants

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2007-02-12 
Visionary songwriter and actor Tom Waits produces a Limited edition 3 CD set with 24 rare and 30 new songs with his full throated gravelly raspy squawking voice and cool instrumentation NO FCCs detected
BRAWLERS bluesy Gospel failed relationships juke joint stomp
1: Fast pounding beat, growly vocal, nice e-guitar.
2: mid tempo pounding beat-wailing/growl "my baby's lowdown"
***3: Bluesy Waits big rhythm, mini scourching e-fuzz guitar."my baby is leaving on the 219" ( train song)
4: mid tempo, big rhythm louder wail/growl, e-guitar & pounding beat.
5: slow Celtic waltz sound think the Pogues.
6: slow industrial foundry rhythm, squawking/wailing Waits + harmonica
7: mid tempo, softer whispering vocal bass+ harmonica
8: max gravelly Gospel Waits
9: softer hushed Waits, mellow instrumentation
***10: 3:slow to mid full throated gravel Waits on the horrors of war " along the road to peace"
11: mellow industrial foundry rhythm, softer gravel/squawk build to big instrumental rock/blues guitar
12: big instrument sound real gravel vocal almost screeching
13: almost Gospel sounding big vocal minimal instrumentation
14: max gravel vocal " the sea of love"
15: faint dog bark, low down blues.
16: max gravel vocal/wail " it rains on me"

BAWLERS downtrodden numbers, Celtic, country ballads waltz & classical
1: a lullaby
2: slow gravelly
3: mellow softer
4: slow Waltz Waits
5: a tango, hushed gravel Waits
6: slow vocal with banjo picking and clarinet.
7: slow piano & vocal.
8: soft slow dance slow bass plucking mellow Nashville country twangy guitar
9: loude mildly distorted vocal + squeeze box
**10: sad folkie ballad with gentle guitar picking.
11: sad with late night/last call piano & sax
12: sad with piano & sax + brushes on the snare.
13: crying in his beer vocal with piano.
14: too many beers " Good Night Irene" with chorus.
15: down in the dumps Irish Waits
16: Salvation Army sidewalk band Waits.
**17: slow piano raspy Waits "down there where the train goes slow"
18: full throated gravel/rasp Waits, acoustic guitar (slow)
19: real slow guitar&vocal + trumpet.
**20: cool "young at Heart" + whistling and twangy e-guitar

BASTARDS experimental styles
1: almost a Cabaret performance, big kick drum
2: storyteller intro., heavy breathing Waits
**3: industrial foundry soundscape, scratchy voice Waits + harmonica
***4: reminds me of William Burroughs, entomology lecture with plucking strings.
5: classic Waits, big beat plucked strings "Books of Moses"
*6: industrial foundry soundscape with his voice
7: almost a sea shanty
***8: storyteller Waits
***9: faster backup sound, distorted Waits ( sounds like through a megaphone)
10: feedback & distortion back up beeps & boops
11: storyteller Waits
12: slow song, sad with piano
13: old timey tune sound, howl at the moon Waits.
***14: tolling bells intro.,slow "I'am an old altar boy"
***15: history of Waits' cars, by the side of the road car talk.
16: industrial foundry soundscape with his voice, full raspy Waits.
17: industrial foundry soundscape with his voice, full raspy storyteller Waits. . . "King Kong"
18: Big full sound-very nice- full raspy gravel distorted Waits:,, D Farrell 02/2007

Track Listing
1.Lie To Me 28.Its Over
2.Lowdown 29.If I Hove To Go
3.2:19 30.Goodnight Irene
4.Fish In The Jailhouse 31.The Fall Of Troy
5.Bottom Of The World 32.Take Care Of All My Children
6.Lucinda 33.Down There By The Train
7.Ain't Goin' Down To The Well 34.Danny Says
8.Lord I've Been Changed 35.Jayne's Blue Wish
9.Puttin On The Dog 36.Young At Heart
10.Road To Peace 37.What Keeps Mankind Alive
11.All The Time 38.Children's Story
12.The Return Of Jackie And Judy 39.Heigh Ho
13.Walk Away 40.Army Ants
14.Sea Of Love 41.Books Of Moses
15.buzz fledderjohn 42.Bone Chain
16.Rains On Me 43.Two Sisters
17.Bend Down The Branches 44.Frist Kiss
18.You Can Never Hold Back Spring 45.dog door
19.Long Way Home 46.Redrum
20.Widow's Grove 47.Nirvana
21.Little Drop Of Poison 48.Home I'll Never Be
22.Shiny Things 49.Poor Little Lamb
23.World Keeps Turning 50.Altar Boy
24.Tell It To Me 51.The Pontiac
25.Never Let Go 52.Spidey's Wild Ride
26.Fannin Street 53.King Kong
27.Little Man 54.on the road