Truckin' further through Saturday Night's heart, Sam, Martin and Anna enter a tale of broken relationships on the roads of America. As Waits begins to speak about characters other than himself, the beginnings of a broader style of writing starts to make its presence felt.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Semi Suite, The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits (1974)
Working for the Man, More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits, Roy Orbison (1964)
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