Today: Tom Waits is 64 Happy Birthday

 [He's got a voice sounding] “like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car.”~Daniel Durchholz  “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” ― Tom Waits

Today: Elvis Presley recorded “Long Black Limousine” in 1969 – 44 years ago

 ..But it is “Long Black Limousine” and “I’ll Hold You in My Heart” which mark the high point of the album and indeed may mark the high point of Elvis’ career to date. “Long Black Limousine” is the almost quintessential C&W ballad, whose melody bears traces of such mournful standards as “Old Shep” and “Green, Green Grass of Home”. ~Peter …

Today: Tom Waits is 63

[He's got a voice sounding] “like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car.” ~Daniel Durchholz “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” ― Tom Waits “We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity …

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