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Swordfishtrombone, Swordfishtrombones, Tom Waits [101]

Swordfishtrombone, Swordfishtrombones, Tom Waits [101]

Some genuine detailed discussion this week (instead of the usual tangential nonsense) as Sam and Martin question the divide between the political and the personal.

Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay; two musicians listening to and discussing every single Tom Waits track in chronological order.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Swordfishtrombone, Swordfishtrombones, Tom Waits (1983)
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan (1963)

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Lyrics - Swordfishtrombone

Well, he came home from the war
with a party in his head
and modifie