Biography: Birth Name: Thomas Alan Waits
Birth Place: Pomona, California, United States
Years Active: 1972–present
Genres: Rock, Experimental Music
Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and actor. With this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music, Waits has built up a distinctive musical persona. He has worked as a composer for movies and musical plays and as a supporting actor in films, including “Down By Law” and “Bram Stoker's Dracula.” He was nominated for an Academy Award for his soundtrack work on the film “One from the Heart.” Lyrically, Waits' songs frequently present atmospheric portrayals of grotesque, often seedy characters and places – although he ...
Tom Waits Tom Waits donated his left boot and Nixon made 3 exclusive watches for their LTD Rock Collection to benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund, which helps people in the music industry struggling with addiction. "I believe so strongly in the assistance MusiCares MAP Fund provides to folks who are struggling with addiction recovery that I now walk around with one boot on, having donated my other boot to this RockLTD Collection. I will continue to wear just one boot until everyone is clean and sober just like me!” - Tom Waits.
The watch can be purchased at Westime on Rodeo, Barneys in Beverly Hills or Selfridges in London.
How Keith Richards' jacket and Tom Waits' left boot are helping fight addiction This holiday shopping season, a handful of the most high-profile rockers on the planet (including Keith Richards, Ozzy Osbourne and Steven Tyler) are giving the shirts off their backs — make that the leather jackets out of their closets — to help fellow musicians fight addiction. Thursday 17th of December 2015 02:46:39 PM
Tom Waits Watch Tom Waits' 1988 interview reimagined by the animation team for PBS Blank on Blank series.
Tom Waits on Everything & Nothing Rare interview with Tom Waits from 1988. He talks moles under stonehenge, 24-karat transvestites, and laughing at church. Vintage troubadour. Wednesday 30th of September 2015 04:34:05 PM