“Stories for Ways and Means” is a collaborative book of short stories put together by musicians and illustrators to benefit schools and educate children around the world. Proceeds primarily benefit Room to Read, Pencils Of Promise, 826 National and other non-profits.
Live dangerously… support literacy and art. Pre-order the limited edition, groundbreaking, illustrated storybook collaboration that features Tom Waits, Joe Coleman, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Jim James et al. to benefit community literacy non-profit groups. See and hear Waits, Coleman & Ken Nordine's collaboration entitled "Circus" at the link below.
Congrats from Tom and Kathleen to Bob Dylan on Winning the Nobel Prize:
It’s a great day for Literature and for Bob when a Master of its original form is celebrated. Before epic tales and poems were ever written down, they migrated on the winds of the human voice and no voice is greater than Dylan’s.
Bid on rare t-shirt for Summerfield School & Farm Fundraiser.
Jim Jarmusch, iconic independent film director, designed a series of limited edition t-shirts for his films in collaboration with Japanese clothing company, WACKO MARIA. Most notably he created a series of shirts for his classic film DOWN BY LAW, starring Tom Waits, John Lurie and Roberto Benigni. This medium size 100% cotton shirt... View details ⇨
Anti Records, home to distinctive artists of wayward leanings, launched Apple Music playlists to feature music from all spectrums, including its artists. President of ANTI, Andy Kaulkin, has put together a diverse Tom Waits playlist that spans Waits' 15 plus years of recordings at the label. Enjoy at the link here: bit.ly/TomWaits1
In addition, ANTI has also included a playlist of classical... View details ⇨
Alligator Records has released a Blind Willie Johnson tribute album, on which Tom Waits has recorded two powerful covers. Hear his take on the classic “John the Revelator” at the link below, and purchase the album here: [ Lnk.to Link ]
Tom Waits lent his voice and soul to this stunning collection of performances celebrating legendary gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson. Hear his take on two classics, “The Soul of a Man” and “John The Revelator,” both originally recorded by Johnson in 1930.
Tom Waits donated his left boot and Nixon made 3 exclusive watches for their LTD Rock Collection to benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund, which helps people in the music industry struggling with addiction. "I believe so strongly in the assistance MusiCares MAP Fund provides to folks who are struggling with addiction recovery that I now walk around with one boot on, having donated my other boot to... View details ⇨
Last week to bid on rare souvenir - Tom Waits signed and framed 2013 Bridge School Benefit t-shirt for the Summerfield School & Farm fundraiser. Also, signed by 23 other performers, including Neil Young, from the weekend.