Song by Song

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episode 3: Virginia Avenue, Closing Time, Tom Waits [003]

Closing Time continues with Virginia Avenue, a wander through the late night streets of 1970s LA and through a song that both Martin and Sam seem to have forgotten about until today. Trumpet players, the voice as instrument and background storytelling all feature in the discussion.

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: Virginia Avenue, Closing Time, Tom Waits (1973) We think your Song by Song experience will be enhanced by hearing, in full, the songs featured in the show, which you can get hold of from your favourite record shop or online platform. Please support artists by buying their music, or using services which guarantee artists a revenue - listen responsibly. May cause irritability and scratchy throat.


 2015-09-16  11m