Listen to Phoebe Bridgers’ emotional cover of Tom Waits’ ‘Georgia Lee’

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The track comes from a new compilation of Tom Waits covers by female artists.

Rosanne Cash, Phoebe Bridgers, Corinne Bailey Rae and more unite for Tom Waits tribute album

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A Tom Waits tribute album, comprising covers recorded by an all-female roster of musicians, has been announced. Titled ‘Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits’, the 12-track record features artists like Rosanne Cash, Phoebe Bridgers, Patty Griffin, Aimee Mann, Corinne Bailey Rae and more. The album will be released November 22 via Dualtone Music Group, a few weeks...

Iggy Pop, Childish Gambino, Selena Gomez, Tom Waits, RZA, and more to star in Jim Jarmusch’s new zombie film

Jim Jarmusch's upcoming zombie movie, The Dead Don't Die, has revealed an all-star cast. The movie, released on June 14, stars Iggy Pop, RZA, Tom Waits, Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Sturgill Simpson, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Sara Driver, and Carol Kane. It's not the first time that the American director and screenwriter...

Watch Tom Waits and James Franco in the first trailer for the Coen Brothers’ new western movie ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

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The Coen Brothers have released the first trailer for their forthcoming western movie The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Read more: Hail, Coens! – The Indie Brothers’ Top 10 Films Originally created as a six-part anthology series for Netflix, the brothers changed the project into a film – although the story will still retain the anthology structure. It stars Tim Blake Nelson...

Tom Waits makes rare public appearance at Jack White concert

Tom Waits has made a rare public appearance, attending Jack White's gig in San Fransisco on Thursday (August 16). The 'Rain Dogs' singer attended White's 'Boarding House Reach' tour, his first public appearance since he duetted with Mavis Staples in September 2017. Prior to that, Waits appeared on David Letterman in 2015, shortly before the long-running talk show came to an end. In...

Tom Waits’ first seven albums will be remastered and reissued

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Tom Waits' first seven albums are set to be remastered and reissued later this year. The albums – released through Elektra Asylum Records in the 1970's – include 1973’s Closing Time; 1974’s Heart of Saturday Night; 1975’s Nighthawks at the Diner; 1976’s Small Change; 1977’s Foreign Affairs; 1978’s Blue Valentine; and 1980’s Heartattack & Vine. The reissues follow Waits' recently remastered...

‘Bojack Horseman’ and Tom Waits saxophonist Ralph Carney dies aged 61

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Saxophonist Ralph Carney had died aged 61 reports a spokesperson for his nephew, The Black Keys' Patrick Carney. Confirmed by Pitchfork, Carney passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in Portland. The saxophonist got his start in the mid '70s and went on to collaborate with the like of Tom Waits, the B-52s, St. Vincent, The Black Keys and perform the...

Tom Waits performs for the first time in two years, joins Mavis Staples for ‘Respect Yourself’

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Tom Waits gave his first live performance in two years when he joined Mavis Staples for the Staples Sisters classic 'Respect Yourself'. Waits' last public performance was on The David Letterman show in May 2015 just before the presenter retired from the show. The Waits/Staples collaboration took place at a Lagunitas Brewery in California and you can watch it below. Last week...

Tom Waits pens tribute to Merle Haggard

The singer-songwriter said the country star influenced him from a young age