On this Cassette Tuesday we go back to
1974, Tom Waits "The Heart of Saturday Night", cassette.
This is Wait's second studio record. Tom being a fan
of The Beat writers was inspired by Jack Kerouac in the title song.
Waits like Kerouac comes across as one of those boxcar riders
who stop off in those sleazy cocktail bars and eats at diners.
Always w/ a tall tale to tell.
This whole tape is good. I like this much better than his debut.
"New Coat of Paint" "San Diego Serenade" and "Fumbling' With The Blues"
are my favorites. "New Coat of Paint" is at end of this page from Youtube.
This was the first Waits album produced by Bones Howe who produced
Waits five consecutive albums from 1974 to 1980 "Heartattack And Vine".
1974, Tom Waits "The Heart of Saturday Night", cassette
Not much on credits just song titles and Producer Bone Howe is really
(blank on the other side)
"New Coat of Paint"