Tom Waits | Small Change | Vinyl LP

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Small Change is an album by Tom Waits, originally released in 1976 on Asylum Records.

The album featured famed drummer Shelly Manne, and was, like Waits' previous albums, heavily jazz-influenced, with a lyrical style that owed influence to Raymond Chandler and Charles Bukowski as well as a vocal delivery influenced by Louis Armstrong. The music for the most part consists of Waits' hoarse, rough voice, set against a backdrop of piano, upright bass, drums and saxophone.

Track listing:

1. Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
2. Step Right Up
3. Jitterbug Boy (Sharing a Curbstone with Chuck E. Weiss, Robert Marchese, Paul Body and The Mug and Artie)
4. I Wish I Was in New Orleans
5. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening with Pete King)
6. Invitation to the Blues
7. Pasties and a G-String (At the Two O'Clock Club)
8. Bad Liver and a Broken Heart (In Lowell)
9. The One That Got Away
10. Small Change (Got Rained on with His Own .38)
11. I Can't Wait to Get Off Work (And See My Baby on Montgomery Avenue)