Looking back to the Rhumba version of this track from Franks Wild Years, Sam and Martin feel their way through an excellent version of a song that has little appeal for either of them. We also discuss some of the physicality of Waits's live performance, and how that informs the performance.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Straight To The Top, Big Time, Tom Waits (1988)

Straight To The Top (Rhumba), Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)

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