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Rain dogs / Tom Waits.

Waits, Tom, 1949- (Author). Ribot, Marc. (Added Author). Spedding, Chris. (Added Author). Smith, G. E. (George Edward), 1952- (Added Author). Richards, Keith, 1943- (Added Author). Garnier, Tony (Bassist) (Added Author). Cohen, Greg. (Added Author). Taylor, Larry, 1942- (Added Author). Levin, Tony. (Added Author). Previte, Bobby. (Added Author). Curry, Mickey. (Added Author). Schimmel, William. (Added Author). Brennan, Kathleen. (Added Author). Uptown Horns. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch MUSIC POP WAIT (Text) 39391006633463 Music CD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle CD ROCK WAIT (Text) 39231031346865 Display--Music Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Island Records, [1991]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Originally released on LP as Island 207 085 in 1985.
Lyrics ([4] p. : port.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Formatted Contents Note:
Singapore (2:46) -- Clap hands (3:47) -- Cemetery polka (1:51) -- Jockey full of bourbon (2:45) -- Tango till they're sore (2:49) -- Big black Mariah (2:44) -- Diamonds & gold (2:31) -- Hang down your head (2:32) -- Time (3:55) -- Rain dogs (2:56) -- Midtown (instrumental) (1:00) -- 9th & Hennepin (1:58) -- Gun Street girl (4:37) -- Union Square (2:24) -- Blind love (4:18) -- Walking Spanish (3:05) -- Downtown train (3:53) -- Bride of the rain dog (instrumental) (1:07) -- Anywhere I lay my head (2:48).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Written and produced by Tom Waits except Hang down your head, written by Kathleen Brennan and Tom Waits.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Waits, guitar, organ, banjo, vocals ; with, variously: Marc Ribot, Chris Spedding, G.E. Smith, guitar ; Keith Richards, guitar, vocals ; Tony Garnier, Greg Cohen, Larry Taylor, Tony Levine [i.e. Levin], bass ; Bobby Previte, drums, percussion ; Mickey Curry, drums ; William Schimmel, accordion ; The Uptown Horns ; additional assisting musicians.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at RCA Studios.
Summary, etc.:
With jarring rhythms and unusual instruments such as the marimba, accordion, and various percussion joined by his frequently surreal lyrics this album is full of funk.
Subject: Rock music > 1981-1990.
Popular music > 1981-1990.
Genre: Compact discs.
Avant-garde (Music)

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