A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 3

A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 3

Are You Still Jumping Out of Windows in Expensive Clothes? The song that popular culture may recognize most from Bone Machine (1992) is “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up.” It –along with Mule Variations‘ “Hold On”– was sung by Beth Greene (Emily Kinney) in AMC’s The Walking Dead. The selection of “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up” may have just been contingent on … Continue reading

A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 1

A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 1

Looking For the Heart of Saturday Night I’m driving down War Memorial Drive in Peoria, IL, my home, towards the library. The sun glistening off the abhorrent crack stretching the length of my windshield, getting worse by the week. I stop at a red light and the front brakes on my silver 2008 Hyundai Elantra squeal –something … Continue reading