The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62890   Message #1018144
Posted By: Gern
13-Sep-03 - 11:35 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: On the Nickel (Tom Waits)
Subject: RE: Tom Waits' 'On the Nickel
It seems I heard Waits saying in an interview somewhere that this all concerned the threatened closing of an orphanage somewhere. This recollection is vague, but might explain all the childhood images and Waits' own exceptionally emotional vocals. Anyone know anything about this?