I loved Max’s Top 10 slow punkers  and was left wondering what mine would be…

Well, I probably can’t better it. A few changes here and there but it’s just quibbling. Then I started thinking more generally about the maudlin tearjerker that goes well with a bottle of something good for the drinking man. And you know what? What? (Joe Jackson or the Stranglers) they were all Tom Waits songs! In order, they go…

Kentucky Avenue

Johnsburg, Illinois

Take me home

Tom Traubert’s Blues

I don’t wanna grow up (!!!)


Invitation to the Blues

Ol’ 55

On the Nickel

Ruby’s Arms