Tom Waits – Under the Covers [The Songs He Didn’t Write] (2018)

Posted by Green on July 5, 2023as


While Tom Waits has been responsible for some of the finest compositions of the past 40 years, his regular interpretations – particularly when performing live – of songs written by others often remain as enticing and delightful as his delivery of his self-penned numbers. This splendid collection includes 24 such renditions, recorded live in concert for FM broadcast at various points in his career thus far. Including songs originally, or most famously, performed by artists and groups as eclectic and diverse as The Doors, James Brown, Peggy Lee, Ewan MacColl, Elvis Presley and many others, this CD will delight Tom Waits enormous fan base as it catalogues the very best of this skilled translator s readings of many great compositions.


1. Standing On The Corner 5:55
2. Friday’s Blues 3:29
3. Since I Fell For You 2:32
4. Big Joe And Phantom 309 4:02
5. Spanish Is The Loving Tongue 3:22
6. The Goodnight – Loving Trail 4:46
7. Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You? 3:24
8. I Got You (I Feel Good) 6:07
9. I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know (with Elvis Costello and Lou Reed) 3:28
10. I Like To Sleep Late In The Morning 3:52
11. Saturday Night Fish Fry 2:33
12. It Ain’t Gonna Rain No Mo’ 0:29
13. Take It As It Comes 2:56
14. I Left My Heart In San Francisco 3:42
15. Fever 4:17
16. Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag 2:50
17. Dirty Old Town 3:43
18. Heigh Ho 4:17
19. Pennies From Heaven 3:24
20. Hound Dog 2:35
21. What Keeps Mankind Alive? 2:22
22. Auld Lang Syne 2:36
23. When The Saints Go Marching In 2:05
24. Ramblin’ Man 3:48

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