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Tom Waits is Flying Upside Down (On Purpose)

Mark Rowland, Musician, October 1987

"IT'S ALWAYS the mistakes," Tom Waits is saying. "Most things begin as a mistake. Most breakthroughs in music come out of a revolution of the form. Someone revolted, and was probably not well-liked. But he ultimately started his own country."

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