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The Weekend Waits – Still Looking for the Heart of Saturday Night

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There are still five days left to listen here. Thanks to Lenin the Parakeet for the heads up.

Tom Waits v. The Blue Nile

Aw naw! I hear you say! Has he no’ gone on aboot this enough? Please gentle reader bear with me! I am pure dead excited so ah um about these two gigs coming up. As is my habit I was having a wee strum on the guitar tonight and a wee tootle on the moothie too and I came up with the following (familiarity with The Blue Nile and Tom Waits back catalogue required) and grabbed the BR8 (idiot proof home recording device)

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http://boxstr.com/files/2205970_yl0f8/tomvpaul.mp3