[LMB] A day late and a dollar short

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Dec 22 13:46:53 GMT 2014


> On Dec 22, 2014, at 03:11, John Lennard <john.c.lennard at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I don't know how commonly used this phrase really is (I've never heard
> anyone actually say it), but listening the other day to Tom Waits's album
> *Nighthawks at the Diner* (1975) it leaped out at me from the lyrics to
> 'Nighthawk Postcards (from Easy Street)'. Lois having said often that music
> is a significant ... not source as such, but prompt, or cue, or inspiration
> -- was Tom Waits perhaps on her turntable in the late 70s and early 80s?

I don't know about her, but he was on my cassette deck then.  (Now everything is digitized).


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