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episode 4: Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards), Closing Time, Tom Waits [004]

We finally get some real disagreement with this fourth track from Closing Time, Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards) - as the Dylan influence starts to show Sam rails against the pointlessness of the track while Martin defends the folk influences of Waits. Strong feelings and not-very-strong language feature.

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: Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards), Closing Time, Tom Waits (1973)

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 2015-09-17  7m