For those of you who purchased the Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers, and Bastards collection on vinyl, upon its 2009 release, the following is old news. But if you, like me, have the set on compact disc, keep reading. The vinyl release of Waits’ odds and sods compilation came with an additional six bonus tracks: “Crazy Bout My Baby,” “Diamond In Your Mind,” “Canon Song,” “Pray,” “No One Can Forgive Me,” and “Mathie Grove.” Thanks to Willard you can download mp3 rips of the tracks here.

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13 Responses to “Tom Waits :: Orphans: Vinyl Edition Tracks”

  1. “Diamond in Your Mind” is a great song. The only place I’d heard it before was a live performance by Tom and the Kronos Quartet at a concert for the Dalai Lama. (There are four songs total on that live record called Healing the Divide: A Concert for Peace and Reconciliation.) Awesome to get these. The Orphans set was one of the best things to be released in music in the past decade.

  2. Aquarium drunkard ….have i told you lately how much i love you?

  3. “Diamond in Your Mind” was covered by Solomon Burke back in his “Don’t Give Up On Me” album back in ’02 or 03. Great tune, great record.

  4. what a wonderful afternoon treat, orphans of the orphans. long live AD!

  5. Appreciate the shout out. Keep up the good work.

  6. The last song is called “Mathie Grove” not “Waits”.

  7. Wow!!! Thanks AD!!!

  8. this lp has been on constant rotation since that gigantic boxset was released. so great to (finally) hear kathleen’s voice, too.

  9. Thanks AD – this is an incredible find. Great stuff.

  10. “Now, your aunt Evelyn…she ruined it….drove it up to Indiana wit no gear oil….that was the END OF THAT!”

  11. Many thanks for the link. Internet hi-five!

  12. Allow me to echo Mr. Carver, I love you.

  13. Thanks for posting this on my birthday, AD!

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