Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

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Faber & Faber, 2009 - 609 стор.
Spanning Tom Waits' extraordinary 40-year career, from Closing Time to Orphans, Lowside of the Road is Barney Hoskyns' unique take on one of rock's great enigmas. Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Waits is a chameleonic survivor who has achieved long-term success while retaining cult credibility and outsider mystique. From his perilous 'jazzbo' years in '70s Los Angeles to the multiple-Grammy winner of recent years--by way of such shape-shifting '80s albums as Swordfishtrombones--this exhaustive biography charts Waits' life step-by-step and album-by-album.

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The further I read in Hoskyns biography, the more I was reminded of A.J. Weberman, the guy who spent years digging through Bob Dylan's trash and analyzing it. I was surprised when, a few pages before ... Читати огляд повністю

LOWSIDE OF THE ROAD: A Life of Tom Waits

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The bard of musical lowlife receives a sometimes ill-tempered biography.British music journalist Hoskyns has long been an astute chronicler of Los Angeles rock; Hotel California (2006) briefly ... Читати огляд повністю


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