Small Change – Tom Waits


1976 – Asylum Blues/ Jazz/ Rock Tom Waits’ record Small Change fits nicely in with the chronology of the Asylum years in its drunken wanderings through the darkened American streets of a fictional noir world created by Waits. This may sound predictable and cliché after so many albums, and in some ways it is, but…

So Damn Bad – Rosie Ledet


2002 – Mambito Records Zydeco/ Folk Now, I’ve been having a bit of trouble figuring out whether So Damn Bad is actually an original album from Rosie Ledet, or if it is just a compilation put together to sell to tourists in New Orleans’ gift shops (read ‘me’). Either way, I’ve decided to turn my…