October 19, 2022 – 6:01 am

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Chicago 1976 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the
Ivanhoe Theater, Chicago, IL (late show); November 21, 1976. Very good WXRT FM broadcast.

Thanks to Mallory for sharing the show at Dime.

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Track 01. Emotional Weather Report 6:12
Track 02. Invitation to the Blues 6:17
Track 03. Virginia Avenue 3:22
Track 04. Jitterbug Boy 5:51
Track 05. I Can’t Wait to Get Off Work 3:23
Track 06. Fumblin’ With the Blues 3:05
Track 07. Pasties & a G-String 5:45
Track 08. Small Change 5:24
Track 09. Eggs & Sausage 5:28
Track 10. The Piano Has Been Drinking 5:06
Track 11. Tom Traubert’s Blues 7:42
58 mins

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  1. 14 Responses to “TOM WAITS - CHICAGO 1976”

  2. Rumor has it Tom gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Oct 19, 2022

  3. Tom Waits is Jewish , his real last name is Waitiwitz

    By T J on Oct 19, 2022

  4. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Oct 19, 2022

  5. What’s that in my Jocko strap? Oh it’s just P

    By Derrick on Oct 19, 2022

  6. THANX ! Tom is always wellcome to Helmethill residence. It is in Finland, Jyväskylä ! Me , Myself, I , wife and cat ! Looks and sounds like old drunkard, but master in his genre !!!!!!

    By Arto Parviainen on Oct 19, 2022

  7. I gots jizz.

    By The Jizzmeister on Oct 19, 2022

  8. Im waiting with my mouth opened wide.

    By Rightup Dias on Oct 20, 2022

  9. Don’t swallow it RD, I’ll tongue kiss you to get a taste.

    If you swallow it, I’ll wrap my tongue around your tonsils anyway.

    And your ball sack.

    And your prostate.

    By Derrick on Oct 20, 2022

  10. Derrick you flame so you wanna snowball kiss with RD

    By U L E on Oct 20, 2022

  11. You can join in too, U it’s not like you haven’t done it before sweety

    By Derrick on Oct 20, 2022

  12. These are all fakes trying to make me look gay

    By U L E on Oct 20, 2022

  13. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 20, 2022

  14. I am gay but those were fakes

    By U L E on Oct 20, 2022

  15. I wanna suck Tom’s coсk .I heard he has a big fat lumpy coсk . I would lick his asshole and nibble off the little pieces of shit stuck in his hair .This would be so good . Covfefe .

    By Nelson on Oct 27, 2022

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