The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62890   Message #1017832
Posted By: GUEST,
12-Sep-03 - 05:45 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: On the Nickel (Tom Waits)
Subject: Tom Waits' 'On the Nickel
After ten years, I heard it again on the radio. A wonderful view of chaos. And the variations in voice are just astounding.
WHAT THE HECK IS THE SONG ABOUT? "On the Nickel" -- nickel bags of drugs? How about this line: "what's become of the little boys,