Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
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Tom Waits...FOR NO MAN

Inspired by Calamity Jon's Elvis Costello poll...

Poll #1191765 Let's get real gone, fellas

What is Tom Waits' best album of his "Pre-batshit-crazy" period?

Closing Time
6(13.6%)
The Heart of Saturday Night
9(20.5%)
Small Change
14(31.8%)
Foreign Affairs
1(2.3%)
Blue Valentine
4(9.1%)
Heartattack and Vine
10(22.7%)

What is Tom Waits' best album of his "Post-batshit-crazy" period?

Swordfishtrombones
5(11.4%)
Rain Dogs
16(36.4%)
Bone Machine
9(20.5%)
Mule Variations
12(27.3%)
Real Gone
2(4.5%)

What is Tom Waits' best collaborative album, pre- or post-batshit?

One from the Heart
2(4.7%)
Franks Wild Years
17(39.5%)
The Black Rider
7(16.3%)
Blood Money
7(16.3%)
Alice
10(23.3%)

What is Tom Waits' Best one-off/live/collection album?

Nighthawks at the Diner
12(27.9%)
Big Time
4(9.3%)
Night on Earth
0(0.0%)
Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
12(27.9%)
The Asylum Years
2(4.7%)
Beautiful Maladies
6(14.0%)
Used Songs
4(9.3%)
The Early Years
3(7.0%)

If you have not answered this poll because you don't like Tom Waits, explain why.

Ignorance
7(31.8%)
Stupidity
1(4.5%)
Only know him as an actor
2(9.1%)
Mistook him for Thomas Waite, Under-Secretary for Ireland from 1747-1777
7(31.8%)
Other (see Comments)
5(22.7%)
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