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Tom Waits: Reno Sweeney's, New York City NY

Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 23 October 1975

AS A PERFORMER, Tom Waits seems closer to Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen than to anyone else currently working in rock; unlike them, however, Waits draws not so much on rock & roll references to achieve his effects as on cool jazz and the beatnik idiom of the Fifties.

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