TALES FROM THE UNDERGROUND


VOLUME THREE


LITTLE DROP OF POISON (Tom Waits / Kathleen Brennan)
Taken from the ’End of Violence’ soundtrack 1997.
Produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan.
The intro here is taken from the film ’Bram Stoker’s Dracula’.

WHAT ELSE IS NEW (I) (Tom Waits)
From the Small Change sessions, July 15, 1976.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.
This track was damaged on the original 'Tales 3' release. The song is interrupted by a snippet from 'Big Rock Candy Mountain'. The track was therefore included (undamaged) on Volume 4 too.

POOR LITTLE LAMB (Tom Waits)
Demo recording.

JERSEY GIRL (Tom Waits)
From a Bruce Springsteen concert at LA Sports Arena on August 24, 1981.
Tom Waits: Vocals (duet with Bruce Springsteen).

WITH A SUITCASE # 1 (Tom Waits)
Rhythm section version.
From the ’Paradise Alley’ sessions, September 7, 1978.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

(MEET ME IN) PARADISE ALLEY (Tom Waits)
Recorded September 7, 1978.
Taken from the soundtrack album 'Paradise Alley' 1978.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

ANNIE’S BACK IN TOWN (Tom Waits)
Recorded September 7, 1978.
Taken from the soundtrack album 'Paradise Alley' 1978.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

WITH A SUITCASE # 2 (Tom Waits)
Street band version.
From the ’Paradise Alley’ sessions, September 7, 1978.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

STRANGE WEATHER (Tom Waits)
Demo version.

STANDING ON THE CORNER (Frank Loesser)
Recorded live at the Agora Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio, August 25, 1976.
Available on the bootleg ’One Night Stand’.
Original performance by Shorty Long, Alan Gilbert, John Henson and Roy Lazarus in the musical ’The Most Happy Fella’ 1956. A minor hit for The Four Lads in 1960.

MOVIE (Ken Nordine / Tom Waits)
Taken from Ken Nordine’s album ’Devout Catalyst’ 1991.
Ken Nordine: Voice
Tom Waits: Voice
Jerry Garcia: Acoustic guitar
Produced by Dan Healy


NO ONE CAN FORGIVE ME BUT MY BABY (Tom Waits)
Taken from John Hammond’s album ’Got Love If You Want It’ 1992.
Tom Waits does not perform on this recording.

John Hammond: Vocals, guitar and harmonica
Produced by J J Cale


PLAYIN’ HOOKY
From the ’Foreign Affairs’ sessions, July – August 1977.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

A NICKLE’S WORTH OF DREAMS (Tom Waits)
From the ’Foreign Affairs’ sessions, July – August 1977.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

MR HENRY (Early version, aka TIE UNDONE) (Tom Waits)
From the ’Foreign Affairs’ sessions, July – August 1977.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

BRONX LULLABY (aka SMUGGLER’S WALTZ) (Tom Waits)
Taken from the TV documentary ’Poetry in Motion’ 1982.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

ONCE MORE BEFORE I GO (Tom Waits)
From the film ’Candy Mountain’ 1987. No soundtrack album available.
Tom Waits: Vocals (in character).

STRAY DOG (Tom Waits)
From the ’Small Change’ sessions, July 15, 1976.
Available on the bootleg ’A Nickel’s Worth of Dreams’.

BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN (Traditional)
A hobo ballad from around 1885, attributed to Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock.
From the film ’Ironweed’ 1987.
Tom Waits: A capella vocals (in character).

RAINBOW SLEEVES (Tom Waits)
Taken from Rickie Lee Jones’ album ’Girl at Her Volcano’ 1983.
Also available on the ’King of Comedy’ soundtrack 1983.
Produced by Rickie Lee Jones.
Tom Waits does not perform on this recording.