Some bleak facts presented this week on the show, but regardless Martin, Sam and Alice continue their journey through the second half of The Heart of Saturday Night, discussing issues of authenticity and honesty in Waits's voice, as well as touching on one of his greatest influences.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Fumblin With The Blues, The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits (1974)
St Louis Blues, Live At The 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival, Louis Armstrong (1958/2007)
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