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On January 22, 2017.


On January 22, 2017, Jaki Liebezeit died aged 78. He was multi-instrumentalist, playing drums, percussion, double bass, saxophone and piano, best known as drummer and co-founder of the band Can. He also recorded and performed with many famous musician and bands including Manfred Schoof, Brian Eno,  Phantomband, Jah Wobble, Phew, Philip Jeck, Depeche Mode,Eurythmics,  Cyclopean and Bernd Friedmann.


On September 30, 1985.

Rain Dogs

On September 30, 1985, “Island Records” released “Rain Dogs” , the eighth Tom Waits album. The middle album of the trilogy that includes “Swordfishtrombones” and “Franks Wild Years”, was recorded at the “RCA Studios” and was produced by Tom Waits. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Rain Dogs” at  number 397 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Tom Waits– vocals , guitar, organ, piano ,pump organ, harmonium, banjo
  • Michael Blair – percussion, marimba, drums, congas, bowed saw, parade drum
  • Stephen Hodges– drums , parade drum
  • Larry Taylor– double bass , bass
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • “Hollywood” Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Bobby Previte– percussion, marimba
  • William Schimmel– accordion
  • Bob Funk – trombone
  • Ralph Carney– baritone saxophone, saxophone, clarinet
  • Greg Cohen– double bass
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Tony Garnier– double bass
  • Keith Richards– guitar, backing vocals
  • Robert Musso – banjo
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Crispin Cioe – saxophone
  • Robert Quine– guitar
  • Ross Levinson – violin
  • John Lurie– alto saxophone
  • Smith– guitar
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Robby Kilgore – organ

Track listing

All tracks by Tom Waits except where noted.

  1. Singapore
  2. Clap Hands
  3. Cemetery Polka
  4. Jockey Full of Bourbon
  5. Tango Till They’re Sore
  6. Big Black Mariah
  7. Diamonds & Gold
  8. Hang Down Your Head – Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits
  9. Time
  10. Rain Dogs
  11. Midtown
  12. 9th& Hennepin
  13. Gun Street Girl
  14. Union Square
  15. Blind Love
  16. Walking Spanish
  17. Downtown Train
  18. Bride of Rain Dog
  19. Anywhere I Lay My Head