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  •  I saw Tom in Boston sometime in the 70's (0+ / 0-)

    as the opening act for Leo Kottke- i think it was at Symphony Hall but i could be wrong.

    He came out on stage wearing a fugly wrinkled brown suit that looked like something pulled out of the bowels of a Goodwill donation box.

    In one front pocket was a bottle of beer, which pulled the jacket crooked, only adding to the general dishevelment.

    Of course, he was mesmerizing and fabulous.

    His later work is so hard and raw but i still listen to 'Heart of Saturday Night'.

    'A scarlet tanager broke the silence with his song. She thought of the bird hidden in the leaves somewhere, unseen but nevertheless brilliant red. Nevertheless beautiful.' Barbara Kingsolver/ Prodigal Summer

    by flowerfarmer on Tue May 07, 2013 at 02:35:25 AM PDT

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