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Tom Waits: Would you say this man was attempting to convey an impression of sordid Bohemianism?

Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 5 June 1976

I CAME IN on the southbound flyer, then hoofed it halfway across town to see Tom. From a nearby window drifted the sound of Billie aqua-freshing ‘The Man I Love’, Prez singing long, thoughtful phrases and making it, really making it.

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