Tom Waits - Used Songs (1973-1980)

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Release date: 23 October 2001

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Tom Waits - Used Songs (1973-1980): Wikipedia Album Entry

1. Heartattack and Vine 4:44
(from Heartattack and Vine (1980)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar
Larry Taylor bass, John Thomassie drums
Plas Johnson tenor and baritone saxes

2. Eggs and Sausage (In a Cadillac With Susan Michelson) 4:23
(from Nighthawks at the Diner (1975)
Tom Waits vocals, piano
Mike Melvoin electric piano, Jim Hughart bass
Bill Goodwin drums, Pete Christlieb tenor sax

3. A Sight for Sore Eyes 4:41
(from Foreign Affairs (1977)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Jim Hughart bass

4. Whistlin' Past the Graveyard 3:16
(from Blue Valentine (1978)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar
Alvin Shine Robinson electric guitar, Harold Battiste piano
Scott Edwards bass, Earl Palmer drums
Herbert Hardesty tenor sax

5. Burma Shave 6:33
(from Foreign Affairs (1977)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Jim Hughart bass
Jack Sheldon trumpet

6. Step Right Up 5:40
( from Small Change (1976)
Tom Waits vocals Jim Hughart bass
Shelly Manne drums, Lew Tabackin tenor sax

7. Ol' '55 3:58
( from Closing Time (1973)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Peter Klimes guitar
Bill Plummer bass, John Seiter drums, vocals

8. I Never Talk to Strangers (with Bette Midler) 3:38
( from Foreign Affairs (1977)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Bette Midler vocals
Jim Hughart bass, Frank Vicari tenor sax
Bob Alcivar arranger, conductor

9. Mr. Siegal 5:14
(from Heartattack and Vine (1980)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar, Roland Bautista electric lead guitar
Ronny Barron piano, Larry Taylor bass, John Thomassie drums

10. Jersey Girl 5:10
( from Heartattack and Vine (1980)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar, Roland Bautista 12-string guitar
Victor Feldman keyboard glock, percussion, Greg Cohen bass
John Thomassie drums, Jerry Yester arranger, conductor

11. Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis 4:32
( from Blue Valentine (1978)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, DaWillie Gonga Yamaha electric grand piano

12. Blue Valentine 5:51
(from Blue Valentine (1978)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar,Ray Crawford electric guitar solo

13. (Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night 3:51
(from The Heart of Saturday Night (1974)
Tom Waits vocals, acoustic guitar, Jim Hughart bass
Jim Gordon foot tap, knee slap, Selma & Cahuenga streets

14. Muriel 3:34
(from Foreign Affairs (1977)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Jim Hughart bass, Frank Vicari tenor sax

15. Wrong Side of the Road 5:14
(from Blue Valentine (1978)
Tom Waits vocals, electric guitar, Ray Crawford electric guitar
Charles Kynard organ, Jim Hughart bass
Chip White drums, Frank Vicari tenor sax

16. Tom Traubert's Blues
(Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen) 6:35
(from Small Change (1976)
Tom Waits vocals, piano, Jim Hughart bass
Violins Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Nathan Kaproff, George Kast, Marvin Limonick, Alfred Lustgarden, Nathan Ross, Sheldon Sanov, Violas Sam Boghossian, Allan Harshman, David Schwartz, Cellos Jesse Ehrlich, Ray Kelley, Ed Lustgarden, Kathleen Lustgarden, Jerry Yester arranger, conductor

Songs written by Tom Waits

Personnel

Vocals Tom Waits, Bette Midler, John Seiter
Acoustic Guitar Tom Waits, Roland Bautista, Peter Klimes
Electric Guitar Tom Waits, Ray Crawford, Roland Bautista, Alvin Shine Robinson Bass Jim Hughart, Larry Taylor, Greg Cohen, Scott Edwards, Bill Plummer Piano Tom Waits, Ronnie Barron, Harold Battiste
Electric Piano DaWillie Gonga, Mike Melvoin
Organ Charles Kynard Drums John Thomassie, Bill Goodwin, Shelly Manne, Earl Palmer, John Seiter, Chip White
Percussion Victor Feldman, Jim Gordon
Arranger Jerry Yester, Bob Alcivar
Conductor Jerry Yester, Bob Alcivar
Violin Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Nathan Kaproff, George Kast, Marvin Limonick, Alfred Lustgarden, Nathan Ross, Sheldon Sanov
Viola Sam Boghossian, Allan Harshman, David Schwartz
Cello Jesse Ehrlich, Ray Kelley, Ed Lustgarden, Kathleen Lustgarden
Trumpet Jack Sheldon
Tenor Saxophone Frank Vicari, Pete Christlieb, Herbert Hardesty, Plas Johnson, Lew Tabackin
Baritone Saxophone Plas Johnson

Released October 23, 2001.
Label Rhino Records
Producer Bones Howe

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