Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Happy Tom Waits Day!

1941: Pearl Harbor attack
1946: deadliest hotel fire in US history (Atlanta, GA)
1970: Rube Goldberg dies
1980: Darby Crash o.d.'s
1982: first lethal injection in the US
1993: maniac Colin Ferguson opens fire on a crowded Long Island train.

Tom Waits' birthday might be the least depressing thing that has happened on Dec. 7th in the 20th century. Here are 16 live tracks from various international locations, various years and varying audio quality.