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Format: CD
Sku: 60142885
UPC: 767004060125
UPC 14: 00767004060125
Release Date: 6/6/1995
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Goin' Down Slow ~ Tom Waits
2. Poncho's Lament ~ Tom Waits
3. I'm Your Late Night Evening Prostitute ~ Tom Waits
4. Had Me A Girl ~ Tom Waits
5. Ice Cream Man ~ Tom Waits
6. Rockin' Chair ~ Tom Waits
7. Virginia Ave. ~ Tom Waits
8. Midnight Lullaby ~ Tom Waits
9. When You Ain't Got Nobody ~ Tom Waits
10. Little Trip To Heaven ~ Tom Waits
11. Frank's Song ~ Tom Waits
12. Look's Like I'm Up Shit Creek Again ~ Tom Waits
13. So Long I'll See Ya ~ Tom Waits
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Recorded in Los Angeles, California between July & December 1971.
Muze PNote Personnel: Tom Waits (vocals, guitar, piano).
Muze PNote Recording information: Los Angeles, CA (08/1971-12/1971).
Muze PNote While it's a fascinating, ultimately satisfying listen, THE EARLY YEARS provides reassuring proof that Waits didn't start out as a genius. These 1971 demos of a 21-year-old Waits show a huge talent still in an embryonic state. All the elements of his artistry were solidly in place; the blues, jazz and beat poetry influences, the Hoagy Carmichael/Irving Berlin compositional sensibility, but they were only just beginning to gel. A couple of these tunes would turn up in revamped versions on Waits' 1973 debut, but most are transitional pieces that never would have seen the light of day, had Bizarre/Straight not delved into its archives. Waits neophytes should probably start with the official releases, but hardcore fans will be fascinating by this opportunity to see a world-class artist in a developmental stage.

Producer: Bob Duffey

Engineer: Robert DeMars

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music From Vintage Disney Films
Muze Music Compilations Basquiat
Muze Music Compilations Friends Of Mine
Muze Music Compilations Anti Pop
Muze Music Compilations Free The West Memphis 3-Benefi
Muze Music Compilations Shrek 2
Muze Music Compilations American Music:hightone Records Story
Muze Music Compilations Late Great Daniel Johnston:discovered
Muze Music Compilations Wire:and All The Pieces Matter (ost)(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Son Of Rogues Gallery:pirate Ballads
Muze Music Compilations High Tone Years
Muze Music Compilations When Life Gives You Lemons You Paint(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations For the Kids
Muze Music Compilations An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program (Deluxe Edition)
Muze Music Compilations An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program (Deluxe Edition)
Muze Music Compilations Red Hot & Blue

Associated Artists and Works

Temptation ~ Cole, Holly
Gayle, Crystal
Original Soundtrack
Big Time ~ Original Soundtrack
Mercy and Grand: The Music of Tom Waits & Kathleen ~ Walker, Jess

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 04/13/2010
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1991
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : MFO 40601CD
Music Label Name Label : Manifesto Records
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : AAD
Music UPC UPC : 00767004060125

Professional Reviews

Q (9/91)
- 3 Stars - Good - "..offers..a fascinating glimpse of a now well-known character and style at a more sketchy, amorphous stage of development..."

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