Tom Waits ‎– Swordfishtrombones

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1 Underground
Electric Guitar – Fred TackettHorn [Baritone] – Randy AldcroftMarimba [Bass] – Victor Feldman
1:58
2 Shore Leave
Banjo, Guitar – Fred TackettMarimba, Marimba [Bass], Shaker, Bass Drum [With Rice] – Victor FeldmanPercussion [Metal Aunglongs] – Francis ThummPerformer [Chair] – Tom WaitsTrombone – Randy Aldcroft
4:12
3 Dave The Butcher (Instrumental)
Drums [Bass Boo Bams] – Victor FeldmanOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Tom Waits
2:15
4 Johnsburg, Illinois
Bass – Greg CohenPiano – Tom Waits
1:30
5 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six
Drums [Brake], Snare, Bells [Bell Plate] – Victor FeldmanTrombone – Joe Romano (2)
4:30
6 Town With No Cheer
Bagpipes – Anthony Clark StewartHarmonium [Vocal], Synthesizer, Bells [Freedom Bell] – Tom WaitsProgrammed By [Synthesizer Program] – Clark Spangler
4:22
7 In The Neighborhood
Drum [Parade], Cymbal – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesHorn [Baritone] – Randy AldcroftOrgan [Hammond B-3], Snare [Snaredrum], Bells – Victor FeldmanTrombone – Bill Reichenback*, Dick (Slyde) Hyde*
3:04
8 Just Another Sucker On The Vine (Instrumental)
Harmonium – Tom WaitsTrumpet – Joe Romano (2)
1:42
9 Frank's Wild Years
Organ [Hammond] – Ronnie Barron
1:50
10 Swordfishtrombone
Electric Bass – Larry TaylorMarimba, Congas, Bass Drum, Drums [Dabuki Drum] – Victor Feldman
3:00
11 Down, Down, Down
Organ – Eric BikalesSnare, Tambourine – Victor Feldman
2:10
12 Soldier's Things 3:15
13 Gin Soaked Boy 2:20
14 Trouble's Braids
Bass Drum [Parade] – Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesTalking Drum [African] – Victor Feldman
1:18
15 Rainbirds (Instrumental)
Glass Harmonica – Francis Thumm, Richard Gibbs, Stephen Taylor Arvizu HodgesPiano – Tom Waits
3:05

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All songs recorded at Sunset Sound in August 1982. Except track 3, which was recorded at Leeds Instrument Rental.
Original vinyl released in 1983.

Island reissue with Polygram cat#
1994 or later pressing based on SID codes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 422-842469-2 7
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L005
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI O369
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 422 842 4692 39%
  • Other: Made In USA
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L007
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0388
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 422 842 4692 39% J
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0399
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 422 842 4692 41!! N

Other Versions (5 of 117) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
90095-1 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones(LP, Album) Island Records 90095-1 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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