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You hope people are going to be listening to you after you're gone. And they like you better after you're gone.

 
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Tom Waits
Tom Waits
  • Born: December 7, 1949
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer, Actor

Thomas Alan Waits is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. Waits' music is characterized by his distinctive deep, gravelly singing voice and lyrics focusing on the underside of U.S. society. During the 1970s, he worked primarily in jazz, but since the 1980s his music has reflected greater influence from blues, vaudeville, and experimental genres.

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