Tom Waits Did His Tom Waits Thing On 'Letterman' Last Night

By: 07.10.12

Overheard inside the Ed Sullivan theater last night…

“Yes, dear, I remembered to take my arthritis medication this morning. Now, who’s this musical performer about to play? Tom Wakes? I don’t think I’ve ever heard of him, but he certainly looks like he’s been around the block. I just don’t OH MY GOD WHAT’S WRONG WITH HIS VOICE IT SOUNDS LIKE HE’S GOT ROCKS IN HIS THROAT?!”

Not sure how I forgot to post this clip this morning of the somewhat reclusive Waits doing his thing last night. Please forgive me. Anyway, enjoy.

Oh, and here’s Tom telling Dave about his idea for a better mousetrap…

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