Song Of The Day – 1/3/11

Song Of The Day – “I Can’t Wait To Get Off Work” by Tom Waits

If you grew up on the East Coast like me listening to New York rock station WNEW FM, you might remember this song as the song DJ Vin Scelsa used to end his overnight radio show every night. Waits’ voice became far more gruff by 1976 and the album “Small Change” where this song hails from, yet his music was still piano-based. All that would fall by the wayside by the early 1980s and the release of his album “Swordfishtrombones” where he adopted his junkyard approach to instrumentation.┬áThis song is for those of us who are dragging themselves back to work after a hopefully relaxing winter break.

Posted: January 3rd, 2011 under Music, Rock, Tom Waits.
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