Category: Rock

Christmas Card From A Hooker - Tom Waits - Blue Valentine (Cassette, Album)

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Blue Valentine on Discogs.
  2. Two welcome changes in style made Blue Valentine a fresh listening experience for Tom Waits fans. First, Waits alters the instrumentation, bringing in electric guitar and keyboards and largely dispensing with the strings for a more blues-oriented, hard-edged sound. Second, though his world view remains fixed on the lowlifes of the late night, he expands beyond the musings of the barstool.
  3. Tom Waits originally released Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis written by Tom Waits and Tom Waits released it on the album Blue Valentine in It was also covered by Megan Dooley, Erin McNamee, Carmel McCreagh, Clever Girls and other artists.
  4. Blue Valentine is a album by Tom Waits, released by Asylum Records, his sixth album since his debut Closing Time in It was recorded over the course of six sessions from July to August with producer Bones Howe. Rickie Lee Jones is pictured with Waits on the back cover.
  5. In this song, Tom Waits narrates a Christmas card written by a hooker and sent to a former boyfriend of hers named Charlie. For most of the song, she tells Charlie that she's pregnant and has cleaned up her life. She's got an "old man" who plays trombone and stays in shape working out at the track.
  6. And the LP’s best cuts — “Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis,” the title track, “$” — rank high among the sentimental sagas that contain Tom Waits’ strongest writing.
  7. "Christmas Card from A Hooker in Minneapolis", "$" and "A Sweet Little Bullet from A Pretty Blue Gun" Overall /5- Aside from small imperfections, this is an amazing album. One of Tom .
  8. Label: Asylum Records - TC • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Alternative Rock, Lo-Fi Tom Waits - Blue Valentine (, Cassette) | Discogs Explore5/5(1).