Tom Waits

Tom Waits

Official Website
tomwaits.com
Birthday1949-12-07
AgeHe is 68 years old
Birth Sign Sagittarius (nov. 22 - déc. 21)
GenderMale
Height1.803 m
His Parents
Tom Waits's mother's and father's name are Alma Fern McMurray and Jesse Frank Waits
Tom Waits's Children
He has 3 Children. Their names are Kellesimone Waits and Casey Xavier Waits and Sullivan Waits.
Alias for Tom Waits
known other names for Tom Waits
Who is Tom Waits?
Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car." With this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music, Waits has built up a distinctive musical persona. He has worked as a composer for movies and musical plays and has acted in supporting roles in films, including Paradise Alley and Bram Stoker's Dracula; he also starred in Jim Jarmusch's 1986 film Down by Law. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his soundtrack work on One from the Heart. Waits' lyrics frequently present atmospheric portraits of grotesque, often seedy characters and places—although he has also shown a penchant for more conventional ballads. He has a cult following and has influenced subsequent songwriters despite having little radio or music video support.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • Hilltop High School
Receives Awards
  • Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album - 35th Annual Grammy Awards
  • Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album - 42nd Annual Grammy Awards
Tom Waits's Books
  • Tom Waits
  • The Early Years
Tom Waits's Albums
  • Closing Time
  • The Heart of Saturday Night
  • Nighthawks at the Diner
  • Small Change
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Blue Valentine
  • Time Waits for No One!
  • Heartattack and Vine
  • One From the Heart
  • Swordfishtrombones
His Compositions
  • Get Behind the Mule
  • Hang Down Your Head
  • You Can Never Hold Back Spring
  • Time
  • Bad as Me
  • Jockey Full of Bourbon
  • Back in the Crowd
  • Union Square
  • Broken Bicycles
  • Grapefruit Moon
Tom Waits's Tracks
  • Sarongi Spring
  • More Than Rain
  • Little Man
  • Please Call Me Baby
  • Innocent When You Dream (Bar Room)
  • The World Keeps Turning
  • The Black Rider
  • What Keeps Mankind Alive
  • In the Neighborhood
  • Rain on Me
Films
  • Kneller Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • Rudy Ironweed
  • Kenny Cold Feet
  • Radio DJ Mystery Train
  • Plainclothes policeman The Two Jakes
  • Monte Queens Logic
  • Disabled Veteran The Fisher King
  • Wolf At Play in the Fields of the Lord
  • Renfield Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • Dr. A. Heller Mystery Men