Changing tempo and style somewhat, we rejoin Tom Waits as he winds down Nighthawks at the Diner for these last few numbers. There’s some disagreement between our hosts over Joni Mitchell’s vocal chops, a few comparisons (and anticipations) regarding the kinds of musical reinvention Waits could go through, and we even have Martin saying he likes a song from the album; all part of another offering from the somebodies of Song by Song.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Nobody, Nighthawks At The Diner, Tom Waits (1975)
Car On A Hill, Court And Spark, Joni Mitchell (1974)
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