Are You Listener Of Tom Waits?

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Tom Waits Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In what U.S. state was Tom Waits born?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 2. 
    What Tom Waits song is Scarlett Johansson's debut album named for?
    • A. 

      Closing Time

    • B. 

      Anywhere I Lay My Head

    • C. 

      Blind Love

    • D. 

      Time

  • 3. 
    What is Tom Waits' middle name?
    • A. 

      Daniel

    • B. 

      Alex

    • C. 

      Johnson

    • D. 

      Alan

  • 4. 
    Which is not a film featuring Tom Waits' acting or music?
    • A. 

      Rumblefish

    • B. 

      Paradise Alley

    • C. 

      The Elephant Man

    • D. 

      Bram Stoker's Dracula

  • 5. 
    What is the title of Tom Waits' debut album?
    • A. 

      Blood Money

    • B. 

      Alice

    • C. 

      Closing Time

    • D. 

      The Heart Of Saturday Night

  • 6. 
    Which of Tom Waits' songs was covered by The Eagles in 1974?
    • A. 

      Martha

    • B. 

      Rosie

    • C. 

      Ol' '55

    • D. 

      Virginia Avenue

  • 7. 
    Which English nursery rhyme is referenced in Tom Waits' "Midnight Lullaby"?
    • A. 

      Over In The Meadow

    • B. 

      Sing A Song Of Sixpence

    • C. 

      Oranges And Lemons

    • D. 

      Goosey Goosey Gander

  • 8. 
    Who was the first artist to record the cover of a Tom Waits song?
    • A. 

      Beck

    • B. 

      Josh Caterer

    • C. 

      Tim Buckley

    • D. 

      The Eagles

  • 9. 
    Who sings a duet with Tom Waits in the song "I Never Talk to Strangers"?
    • A. 

      Toni Arden

    • B. 

      Fiona Apple

    • C. 

      Madonna

    • D. 

      Bette Midler

  • 10. 
    Which song from "West Side Story" did Tom Waits cover on his album "Blue Valentine"?
    • A. 

      Somewhere

    • B. 

      One Hand, One Heart

    • C. 

      Cool

    • D. 

      America

  • 11. 
    What was the title of Tom Waits' last album released with Asylum Records?
    • A. 

      Heartattack And Vine

    • B. 

      Blue Valentine

    • C. 

      Closing Time

    • D. 

      Small Change

  • 12. 
    Who did Tom Waits marry in 1980?
    • A. 

      Crystal Gayle

    • B. 

      Kathleen Brennan

    • C. 

      Fiona Apple

    • D. 

      Bette Midler

  • 13. 
    Which Tom Waits song was covered by Tori Amos on her 2001 album "Strange Little Girls"?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Blind Love

    • C. 

      Anywhere I Lay My Head

    • D. 

      Singapore

  • 14. 
    Tom Waits recieved an Academy Award nomination for his soundtrack work on what 1982 movie?
    • A. 

      Annie

    • B. 

      One From The Heart

    • C. 

      E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

    • D. 

      Gandhi

  • 15. 
    Which record label did Tom Waits first sign with?
    • A. 

      Maverick Records

    • B. 

      Asylum Records

    • C. 

      Nonesuch Records

    • D. 

      Bizarre Records

  • 16. 
    Which talent manager did Tom Waits sign with in 1971?
    • A. 

      Alexis Rivera

    • B. 

      Scott Siman

    • C. 

      Herb Cohen

    • D. 

      Glenn Wheatley

  • 17. 
    Which Tom Waits song was covered by Tim Buckley in 1973?
    • A. 

      Lonely

    • B. 

      Martha

    • C. 

      Closing Time

    • D. 

      Virginia Avenue

  • 18. 
    What California city was Tom Waits' "The Heart of Saturday Night" recorded in?
    • A. 

      Hollywood

    • B. 

      San Francisco

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      San Diego

  • 19. 
    Which artist's painting inspired the title of Tom Waits' "Nighthawks at the Diner"?
    • A. 

      Mary Cassatt's

    • B. 

      Edgar Degas'

    • C. 

      Edward Hopper's

    • D. 

      Robert Henri's

  • 20. 
    Who is pictured with Tom Waits on the cover of "Foreign Affairs"?
    • A. 

      Fiona Apple

    • B. 

      Bette Midler

    • C. 

      Rickie Lee Jones

    • D. 

      Madonna

  • 21. 
    Which Tom Waits album was named the second greatest of all time by "Spin" magazine in 1989?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      One From The Heart

    • C. 

      Closing Time

    • D. 

      Swordfishtrombones

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