Read time: 1 minute

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tom Waits

A couple days ago John did a short piece here on Bruce Springsteen and a song he wrote called "Living in the Future." If you missed it, it's worth goi

A couple days ago John did a short piece here on Bruce Springsteen and a song he wrote called "Living in the Future." If you missed it, it's worth going back and checking out. Springsteen's written a lot of great songs. The first time I heard him do "Jersey Girl" I assumed he had written that too. After all, he's a Jersey boy. I liked the song well enough but the version that I absolutely love wasn't written by Springsteen or by the other Jersey boy (Bon Jovi) who covers it.

No, the version I listen to all the time is the original version by a California boy, who wrote it for his Jersey born wife, Tom Waits. And what a version it is:

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team