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Hang On St Christopher - Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years (1987)/ Swordfishtrombones (1983) (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Tom Waits wrote a song called "Frank's Wild Years" for his Swordfishtrombones album, then used the title (minus its apostrophe) for a musical play he wrote with his wife, Kathleen Brennan, and toured with in The Franks Wild Years album, drawn from the show, is subtitled, "un operachi romantico in two acts," though the songs themselves.
  2. Franks Wild Years is the ninth studio album by Tom Waits, released on Island Records. Subtitled "Un Operachi Romantico in Two Acts", the album contains songs written by Waits and collaborators /5(27).
  3. Franks Wild Years, an Album by Tom Waits. Released in August on Island (catalog no. IMCD 50 / ; CD). Genres: Singer/Songwriter. Rated #15 in the best albums of , and # in the greatest all-time album chart (according to RYM users).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Franks Wild Years on Discogs. Label: Jugoton - CAI ,Island Records - CAI • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Yugoslavia • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Lounge, Avantgarde, Contemporary Jazz.
  5. Opening Act I, and side one, of Franks' Wild Years (), Tom Waits' horn-driven "Hang on St. Christopher" has the record's protagonist leaving town in a blaze of glory: "Hang on St. Christopher now don't let me go/Get me to Reno and bring it in low/Yeah hang on St. Christopher with the hammer to the floor/Put a hi ball in the crank case/Nail a crow to the door/Get a bottle for the jockey.
  6. Franks Wild Years Wikipedia article Album by Tom Waits. Hang on St. Christopher Straight to the Top (Rhumba) Blow Wind Blow Temptation Innocent When You Dream (Barroom) I'll Be Gone Yesterday Is Here Please Wake Me Up Frank's Theme More Than Rain Way Down in the Hole Straight to the Top (Vegas) I'll Take New York Telephone Call from Istanbul Cold, Cold Ground Train Song Innocent .
  7. Tom Waits: Tom Waits singles chronology "Hang on St. Christopher" () "16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought-Six" () "Goin' Out West" () 16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought-Six is a song by Tom Waits appearing on his album Swordfishtrombones. In , it was released as a single in support of his live performance album Big Time.
  8. While Waits’ career took a left turn with ’s Swordfishtrombones and its ragged junkyard clang, with ’s Franks Wild Years Waits immersed himself in decadent cabaret where pump organs, marimbas and freaky vocal effects make him sound even more demented than usual.
  9. AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann [+] Tom Waits wrote a song called "Frank's Wild Years" for his Swordfishtrombones album, then used the title (minus its apostrophe) for a musical play he wrote with his wife, Kathleen Brennan, and toured with in /

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