1. Tom Waits thought that Waits was, along with the painter Edward Hopper, "one of the two great depicters of American isolation".
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9. In 2018, Tom Waits played a feature role in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a western anthology film by the Coen Brothers released on Netflix.
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10. Tom Waits was accompanied by Larry Taylor on upright bass and Gabriel Donohue on piano accordion, with the horn section of the CBS Orchestra.
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11. On May 19, 2015, Tom Waits appeared on one of the final broadcasts of Late Show with David Letterman to sing a song called "Take One Last Look".
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13. Tom Waits is working on a new stage musical with director and long-time collaborator Robert Wilson and playwright Martin McDonagh.
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19. On January 22, 2008, Tom Waits made a rare live appearance in Los Angeles, performing at a benefit for Bet Tzedek Legal Services—The House of Justice, a nonprofit poverty law center.
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21. Tom Waits provided guest vocals on the song "Pray" by fellow ANTI—artists the Book of Knots on their album Traineater.
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23. On May 4, 2007, Tom Waits performed "Lucinda" and "Ain't Goin' Down to the Well" from Orphans on the last show of a week Late Night with Conan O'Brien spent in San Francisco.
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28. Tom Waits contributed a version of "The Return of Jackie and Judy" by the Ramones to the compilation album We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to Ramones, which was released in 2003 on Columbia Records.
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29. In 2002, Tom Waits simultaneously released two albums, Alice and Blood Money.
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37. Tom Waits initially considered a run in New York City, but decided against it.
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42. Tom Waits befriended John Lurie of The Lounge Lizards, and the duo began sharing a music studio in the Westbeth artist-community building in Greenwich Village.
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43. Tom Waits found New York City life frustrating, although it allowed him to meet many new musicians and artists.
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47. Tom Waits still contractually owed Elektra-Asylum a further album, so took a break from Coppola's project to write an album that he initially called White Spades.
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48. Tom Waits initially lived in the Chelsea Hotel before renting an apartment on West 26th Street.
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50. Tom Waits was unsatisfied with Elektra-Asylum, whom he felt had lost interest in him as an artist in favor of their more commercially successful acts like the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Carly Simon, and Queen.
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55. Tom Waits moved from Silver Lake to Echo Park, spending much of his time in downtown Los Angeles.
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60. Tom Waits enrolled at Chula Vista's Southwestern Community College to study photography, for a time considering a career in the field.
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61. Tom Waits worked at Napoleone's pizza restaurant in National City, California, and both there and at a local diner developed an interest in the lives of the patrons, writing down phrases and snippets of dialogue he overheard.
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