Used Songs 1973–1980

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Used Songs 1973–1980
Compilation album by Tom Waits
Released October 23, 2001.
Label Rhino Records
Producer Bones Howe

Used Songs 1973–1980 is a compilation of songs from Tom Waits's Asylum Records years.

Track listing[edit]

Songs written by Tom Waits

  1. "Heartattack and Vine" - 4:44
  2. "Eggs and Sausage (In a Cadillac With Susan Michelson)" - 4:23
  3. "A Sight for Sore Eyes" - 4:41
  4. "Whistlin' Past the Graveyard" - 3:16
    • from Blue Valentine (1978)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, electric guitar
    • Alvin "Shine" Robinson - electric guitar
    • Harold Battiste - piano
    • Scott Edwards - bass
    • Earl Palmer - drums
    • Herbert Hardesty - tenor sax
  5. "Burma Shave" - 6:33
    • from Foreign Affairs (1977)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, piano
    • Jim Hughart - bass
    • Jack Sheldon - trumpet
  6. "Step Right Up" - 5:40
  7. "Ol' '55" - 3:58
    • from Closing Time (1973)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, piano
    • Peter Klimes - guitar
    • Bill Plummer - bass
    • John Seiter - drums, vocals
  8. "I Never Talk to Strangers (with Bette Midler)" - 3:38
  9. "Mr. Siegal" - 5:14
    • from Heartattack and Vine (1980)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, electric guitar
    • Roland Bautista - electric lead guitar
    • Ronny Barron - piano
    • Larry Taylor - bass
    • John Thomassie - drums
  10. "Jersey Girl" - 5:10
  11. "Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis" - 4:32
    • from Blue Valentine (1978)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, piano
    • DaWillie Gonga - Yamaha electric grand piano
  12. "Blue Valentine" - 5:51
    • from Blue Valentine (1978)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, electric guitar
    • Ray Crawford - electric guitar solo
  13. "(Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night" - 3:51
    • from The Heart of Saturday Night (1974)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, acoustic guitar
    • Jim Hughart - bass
    • Jim Gordon - foot tap, knee slap
    • Selma & Cahuenga - streets
  14. "Muriel" - 3:34
    • from Foreign Affairs (1977)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, piano
    • Jim Hughart - bass
    • Frank Vicari - tenor sax
  15. "Wrong Side of the Road" - 5:14
    • from Blue Valentine (1978)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, electric guitar
    • Ray Crawford - electric guitar
    • Charles Kynard - organ
    • Jim Hughart - bass
    • Chip White - drums
    • Frank Vicari - tenor sax
  16. "Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)" - 6:35
    • from Small Change (1976)
    • Tom Waits - vocals, piano
    • Jim Hughart - bass
    • Violins - Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Nathan Kaproff, George Kast, Marvin Limonick, Alfred Lustgarden, Nathan Ross, Sheldon Sanov
    • Violas - Sam Boghossian, Allan Harshman, David Schwartz
    • Cellos - Jesse Ehrlich, Ray Kelley, Ed Lustgarden, Kathleen Lustgarden
    • Jerry Yester - arranger, conductor

Personnel[edit]