Sam and Martin welcome Jon Ronson to the show to discuss the way Waits inspires the image of a possible world beyond Cardiff, Wales. With the division between the heart and the head (as related to Waits vs. Springsteen) as well as a possible dairy-based spin-off show, Song by Song continues its meander through Rain Dogs.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Hang Down Your Head, Rain Dogs, Tom Waits (1985)
Thundercrack, Live Version (via YouTube), Bruce Springsteen (1973)
Jersey Girl, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Live 1975-85, Bruce Springsteen/Tom Waits (1986)
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