TOM WAITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

"Foreign Affairs" is the album by Tom Waits, released in 1977 on Elektra Entertainment. It was produced by Bones Howe, and features Bette Midler singing a duet with Waits on "I Never Talk to Strangers"

Every performance on this album was recorded simulteanously with the orchestra in the studio with no overdubbing or multi-tracking and was mixed directly to the 2-track master tape as it was being performed

This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

Collectors information & Description:

 This album "TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

Music Genre:

 
Jazz 

Album Production Information:

 

The album: "TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs" was produced by: Bones Howe

Sound/Recording Engineer(s):

This album was recorded : July, August 1977 at Filmway/Heider Recording, Hollywood

Album cover design: Glen Christensen

Album cover photography: George Hurrell

Label Information:

 
Asylum Records AS 54 068

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1977 Made in Germany

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Inner Sleeve   of "TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs" Album

TOM WAITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS 12" LP VINYL  

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TOM WAITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS 12" LP VINYL  

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TOM WAITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS 12" LP VINYL  

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TOM WAITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS 12" LP VINYL  

Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Gene Cipriano – clarinet solos on "Potter's Field"
  • Jim Hughart – bass
  • Shelly Manne – drums
  • Bette Midler – vocals on "I Never Talk to Strangers"
  • Jack Sheldon – trumpet solos
  • Frank Vicari – tenor saxophone solos
  • Tom Waits – piano, vocals

Complete Track-listing of the album "TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs"

The detailed tracklist of this record "TOM WAITS - Foreign Affairs" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. 1. "Cinny's Waltz" (Instrumental) 2:17
  2. 2. "Muriel" 3:33
  3. 3. "I Never Talk to Strangers" 3:38
  4. 4. "Medley: Jack & Neal/California, Here I Come" "California, Here I Come" by Joseph Meyer, Al Jolson and Buddy De Sylva 5:01
  5. 5. "A Sight for Sore Eyes" 4:40
    Side Two:
  1. 1. "Potter's Field" Words: Waits - Music: Bob Alcivar 8:40
  2. 2. "Burma-Shave" 6:34
  3. 3. "Barber Shop" 3:54
  4. 4. "Foreign Affair" 3:46