Tom Waits ‎– Swordfishtrombones

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Island Records ‎– 205 774
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A1 Underground
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorDrums – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesElectric Guitar – Fred TackettHorn [Baritone] – Randy AldcroftMarimba [Bass] – Victor FeldmanVocals – Tom Waits
1:58
A2 Shore Leave
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorAngklung [Metal Aunglongs] – Francis ThummBanjo, Guitar – Fred TackettDrums – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesMarimba, Marimba [Bass], Shaker, Bass Drum [With Rice] – Victor FeldmanPerformer [Chair], Vocals – Tom WaitsTrombone – Randy Aldcroft
4:12
A3 Dave The Butcher
Organ [Hammond B-3] – Tom WaitsPercussion [Bass Boo Bams] – Victor Feldman
2:15
A4 Johnsburg, Illinois
Bass – Greg CohenVocals, Piano – Tom Waits
1:30
A5 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought-Six
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorDrum [Break Drum], Bells [Bell Plate], Snare – Victor FeldmanDrums – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesElectric Guitar – Fred TackettTrombone – Joe Romano (4)Vocals – Tom Waits
4:30
A6 Town With No Cheer
Bagpipes – Anthony Clark StewartHarmonium [Vocal Harmonium], Synthesizer, Bells [Freedom Bell] – Tom WaitsProgrammed By [Synthesizer Program] – Clark Spangler
4:22
A7 In The Neighborhood
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorDrum [Parade Drum], Cymbal [Cymbals] – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesHorn [Baritone] – Randy AldcroftOrgan [Hammond B-3], Snare [Snaredrum], Bells – Victor FeldmanTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2), Dick (Slyde) Hyde*Vocals – Tom Waits
3:04
B1 Just Another Sucker On The Vine
Harmonium – Tom WaitsTrumpet – Joe Romano (4)
1:42
B2 Frank's Wild Years
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorOrgan [Hammond Organ] – Ronnie BarronVocals – Tom Waits
1:50
B3 Swordfishtrombone
Acoustic Bass – Greg CohenElectric Bass – Larry TaylorMarimba, Congas, Bass Drum, Drum [Dabuki Drum] – Victor FeldmanVocals – Tom Waits
3:00
B4 Down, Down, Down
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorDrums – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesElectric Guitar – Carlos GuitarlosOrgan – Eric BikalesSnare, Tambourine – Victor FeldmanVocals – Tom Waits
2:10
B5 Soldier's Things
Acoustic Bass – Greg CohenVocals – Tom Waits
3:15
B6 Gin Soaked Boy
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorDrums – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesElectric Guitar – Fred TackettVocals – Tom Waits
2:20
B7 Trouble's Braids
Acoustic Bass – Larry TaylorBass Drum [Parade Bass Drum] – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesTalking Drum [African Talking Drum] – Victor FeldmanVocals – Tom Waits
1:18
B8 Rainbirds
Acoustic Bass – Greg CohenGlass Harmonica – Francis Thumm, Richard Gibbs, Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesPiano – Tom Waits
3:05

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Direct mastering 1986 reissue.

From labels:
℗ 1983 Original Sound Recording made by Island Records Inc.
"Ariola-Eurodisc GmbH, München" along center label edge with rights info.
A bass clef is embossed on B side.

From back sleeve:
Distributed in Europe by RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA
Printed in Germany

From inner sleeve:
All lyrics © 1982 Jalma Music
All songs recorded at Sunset Sound August 1982 except "Dave The Butcher" was recorded at Leeds Instrument Rental.
Mastered at Kendun Recorders.

Album title misspelled "Swordfishtrombone" on labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA
  • Barcode (Text): 4 007192 057740
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4007192057740
  • Other (Inner Sleeve): 205 774/97 548
  • Distribution Code (Germany D): 270
  • Distribution Code (France F): RC330
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): S 205 774 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): S 205 774 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: Side A): S DM 205774 A - 2/9 - 86 Ⅲ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: Side B): DMS205774 B - 2/9 - 86 Ⅱ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: Side A): DMS205774 A - 2 / 9 - 86 Ⅱ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: Side B): DMS205774 B - 2 / 9 - 86 Ⅱ

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7 90095-2, 90095-2 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones(CD, Album) Island Records, Island Records 7 90095-2, 90095-2 US 1983 Sell This Version
842 469-4 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones(Cass, Album) PolyGram 842 469-4 France 1983 Sell This Version
90095 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones (LP, Album) Island Records 90095 US 1983 Sell This Version
842 469-2, IMCD 48 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones(CD, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Masters 842 469-2, IMCD 48 UK & Europe 1989 Sell This Version
ILPS 9762 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS 9762 UK 1983 Sell This Version

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