Anniversary Albums: Tom Waits “Franks Wild Years” (1987)


Episode Info:

This week we take a look at singer-songwriter Tom Waits 8th studio album “Franks Wild Years.” Released in 1987, this album forms part of a trilogy of albums that includes “Swordfishtrombones” and “Rain Dogs” during a period in the mid-80’s that is considered by many to be Waits creative peak.

Podcast Link:

Tom Waits – Franks Wild Years

Tracks Played:

  • Hang on St. Christopher
  • Temptation
  • Innocent When You Dream (Barroom)
  • Way Down in the Hole
  • Straight to the Top (Vegas)
  • Train Song


  • Sam

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