Tom Waits Interview with Stephen K. Peeples, 9-4-80

With the appointment made to conduct a Tom Waits interview on the Zoetrope Studios lot in Hollywood on Sept. 4, 1980, I listened to my advance pressing of Waits’ “Heartattack and Vine” a few times at my Elektra/Asylum office on La Cienega, and focused my questions. Ironically, I had left Capitol Records at Hollywood and Vine Read More

Tom Waits Q&A: ‘Heartattack & Vine,’ 09-04-80

Tom Waits Q&A about ‘Heartattack & Vine’ Elektra Records Promo Interview September 4, 1980 Stephen K. Peeples The interview that follows took place Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4, 1980, in songwriter-singer-actor Tom Waits’ two-room office on the old Hollywood General movie lot, then part of Francis Ford Coppola’s Zoetrope empire. Waits was ensconced there while working Read More