Song by Song

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episode 1: 16 Shells From a 30.6, Big Time, Tom Waits [144]

Roving reporter Jo Neary returns to Song by Song to revisit this track from Swordfishtrombones… and to apologise for her own presence. Meanwhile back in the studio Sam and Martin look at the similarities between this live performance and the original, the lack of priority given to the lyrics, and the shift in recording quality in this album.

Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay; two musicians listening to and discussing every single Tom Waits track in chronological order.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include: 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought-Six, Big Time, Tom Waits (1988)

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 2018-08-29  6m