Musik & Mythos Giveaway!

Update: Contest closed! Winners to be announced shortly — stay tuned…

Now that the book is finally up for sale, Sharl and I are giving away:

A/ one copy of Tom Waits: Musik & Mythos, the book, along with one set of twelve postcards, and
B/ six sets of twelve postcards.

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Tom Waits - Musik & Mythos

To enter the competition, simply post a comment answering the following three questions:

1. Name an artist who covered a Tom Waits song, and name the title of the song itself.
2. Mention your favorite Tom Waits song.
3. How does one say Good Morning in German?

The contest starts now and remains open until Wednesday April 1st, 6pm Western European Time, upon which an innocent hand will draw the winners — not to worry: there will be video! Ladies and gentlemen: start your engines…

29 Responses to “Musik & Mythos Giveaway!”

  1. Ted Gillis says:

    1) Rickie Lee Jones – Rainbow Sleeves

    2) What’s He Building?

    3) Guten Morgen

  2. SOFA - Philostopher/Chef says:

    1 – (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night – Jerry Jeff Walker
    First TW cover I ever heard, and still my fav…

    2 – “Romeo’s Bleeding”, from Blue Valentine
    The rendition I enjoy most is from a boot recorded in Australia.

    3 – Guten Morgen
    Why do I feel that this is somehow a trick question?

  3. Sharleena says:

    A quote from SOFA – Philostopher/Chef:

    3 – Guten Morgen
    Why do I feel that this is somehow a trick question?

    A basic knowledge of German is required!

  4. MM7 says:

    1. “Down Town Train”-Rod Stewart

    2. “The Piano Has Been Drinking”

    3. Guten Morgen

  5. Clenn says:

    1. Les Claypool with Gogol Bordello – That’s The Way (Bonnaroo 2008)
    2. Come On Up to the House
    3. Guten Morgen..

  6. jerk says:

    1. The Ramones – I Don’t Want To Grow Up
    2. 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought-Six
    3. Guten Morgen (almost said “Kommienezuspadt” for kicks)

  7. fabrizio26265 says:

    1. Suede – New coat of paint
    2. San Diego Serenade
    3. Guten Morgen

  8. Andrew says:

    1. The Eagles, Ol’ 55
    2. In The Neighborhood
    3. Guten Morgen

  9. Dirk Laforce says:

    1. Southside Johnny with La Bamba: Grapefruit Moon
    2. Tom Traubert’s Blues
    3. Guten Morgen

  10. Plooker says:

    1. Holly Cole did a whole album, my favorite was “Jersey Girl”, killer bass.

    2. “I Hope That I Don’t Fall In Love With You”

    3. Buenos Dias or is it Morgan Argen?

  11. Plooker says:

    1. Holly Cole did a whole album, my favorite was “Jersey Girl”, killer bass.

    2. “I Hope That I Don’t Fall In Love With You”

    3. Buenos Dias or is it Morgan Argen?

    (Wrong email on the first one Barry)

  12. urbangraffito says:

    1. Downtown Train from Rain Dogs (1985). Covered by Rod Stewart.

    2. Emotional Weather Report.

    3. Guten Morgen – since everyone including myself copy and pasted this answer, I’ll add an addendum:

    3a. gutenmorgen auf Deutsch

    Note: since I post for KUR, I really should be disqualified, I had fun entering anyway…good luck

  13. Hugh says:

    1. Claudia Bettinaglio did a whole tribute album as well. So I’ll go with the popular cut, “Swordfishtrombones”.
    2. “Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minnepolis”
    And not just because it’s a great title.
    3. Guten Morgen (obligatory YouTube clip to highlight answer!)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4aE7E8bzd0
    Mmm, Nana Mouskouri! . . . What? She can’t be more than 65?!

    This is so cool guys! I feel like I’m on a game show!
    Pick me, Barry/Monte! Pick me! Pick me! Pick me! (he swoons, overcome by excitement)
    Quick, someone get Bob’s Nurse!

  14. Sharleena says:

    A quote from urbangraffito:

    Note: since I post for KUR, I really should be disqualified, I had fun entering anyway…good luck

    No, no, no, this is a side job so no one is disqualified. Except for Tommi: he already read the book! In German! So no books for you Tommi!

  15. Sharleena says:

    A quote from Hugh:

    3. Guten Morgen (obligatory YouTube clip to highlight answer!)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4aE7E8bzd0
    Mmm, Nana Mouskouri! . . . What? She can’t be more than 65?!

    This is so cool guys! I feel like I’m on a game show!
    Pick me, Barry/Monte! Pick me! Pick me! Pick me! (he swoons, overcome by excitement)
    Quick, someone get Bob’s Nurse!

    We forgot to tell the winners are to be broadcast in the Deutsche Welle, wearing leaderhosen and a wet t-shirt. We’ll only pick contestants that are clean!

  16. Hugh says:

    A quote from Sharleena:

    A quote from Hugh:

    3. Guten Morgen (obligatory YouTube clip to highlight answer!)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4aE7E8bzd0
    Mmm, Nana Mouskouri! . . . What? She can’t be more than 65?!

    We forgot to tell the winners are to be broadcast in the Deutsche Welle, wearing leaderhosen and a wet t-shirt. We’ll only pick contestants that are clean!

    Bring it on! I happen to look great in leaderhosen (been there, done that), I’ve been working on my man-boobs all winter, so count me in for a wet t-shirt and as far as clean . . . check out my band-aid!

    I had to look. Nana is 74 ( . . . baby, take your teeth out). :)

  17. A F Harrold says:

    1. Rod Sewart also ruined… I mean sang, Tom Traubert’s Blues.

    2. Naturally there are too many songs to pick just one favourite, but today I’ll plump for the wonderful Step Right Up from ‘Early Tom Waits’ and from ‘Late Tom’ I’ll take T’Aint No Sin, with William Burroughs on vocals from The Black Rider.

    3. I believe it’s either ‘GOOD MOR-NING’ said very slowly and well enunciated, or ‘Guten Morgen’.

    Jolly good, and may I say what a lovely gesture it is giving prizes away…

    Ashley

  18. tombo says:

    Quite off the topic, but since I’m like the only one who can’t win in this one:

    A quote from tombo:

    T’Aint No Sin, with William Burroughs on vocals from The Black Rider.

    G, is this the connection from Frank Zappa to Take That?
    Zappa – (Waits – Burroughs) – Robbie Williams – Take That

    “T Ain’t no sin, to take off your skin, and dance around in your bones.”

    Scary. Now back to the raffle …

  19. Plooker says:

    AF Harold, the smoke damaged furniture line always cracks me up. Good call.

  20. mindy says:

    “Down Town Train”-Rod Stewart
    Romeos Bleeding
    Guten Morgen

  21. mike says:

    1. Johnny Cash – Down There By The Train

    2. A Little Rain

    3. Guten Morgen

  22. sean says:

    1. Gov’t Mule- Going out West

    2. Cold Water

    3. Guten Morgan

  23. Hans says:

    1. Les Claypool, Gogol Bordello & Kirk Hammett – Big In Japan
    (MP3 here: http://blogger.xs4all.nl/werksman/archive/2008/06/23/398030.aspx)

    2. Clap Hands

    3. Guten Morgen

  24. tim says:

    jersey girl, bruce springsteen

    pasties and a g- string (at the two o’clock club)

    German (Central Europe) Guten Morgen
    German (Vienna Austria) [in spoken language] Gun moang
    German (Bavarian Alps) [in spoken language] Guatn Moagn
    German (Switzerland) [in spoken language] Guetä Morgä
    German (Bern Switzerland) [spoken language] Gu-ete Morge
    German [Südhessisch] (Germany) Moin
    German (Zurich Switzerland) [spoken lang.] Gu-ëte Morgë
    German (Zurich Switzerland) [spoken lang.] Gu-etä Morge
    German (Zurich Switzerland) [old] Morgë

  25. jane23 says:

    The Part You Throw Away: Ute Lemper
    Step Right Up
    Guten Tag

  26. Andrew says:

    Can I just mention Scarlett Johansson…?

  27. Barry's Imaginary Publisher says:

    A quote from Andrew:

    Can I just mention Scarlett Johansson…?

    You may mention Scarlett Johansson any time, any place, for no reason at all :)

  28. Meaty Ramone says:

    Booker T. Jones – Get Behind The Mule

    I Hope That I Don’t Fall In Love With You

    “Guten Morgen”, but where I come from it’s the way cooler “Moin” or “Moinmoin”, depending on your mood, age, and distance to the coasts…lol

    Cheers,
    Goerth

  29. abe says:

    1. “time” covered by tori amos on “strange little girls”
    2. oh so many, “cold cold ground”
    (i want you, way down in the hole, bad liver and a broken heart…..)

    3. Guten Morgen, though i find Fick mich, du
    Miserabler hurensohn works just as well to those that don’t speak German. (i don’t by the way.)

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