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episode 6: Rocking Chair, The Early Years vol 1, Tom Waits [234]

This week's sees Sam & Martin at odds and Alice forced to mediate over this country-style song about boredom and ageing. Returning to Waits's 70s writing brings us back to a discussion of appropriation, as well as unique voices and their contribution to songs' meaning and tone.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Rockin' Chair, The Early Years vol 1, Tom Waits (1991)
September Song, The Collection, Eartha Kitt (2002/195?)

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 2020-03-11  22m