Tag Archives: Tom Waits

Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Merritt Bankes

What follows is our official exit interview with Merritt Bankes, who just recently left Ypsilanti, headed for Tecumseh. MARK: Can you please state your full name for the record? MERRITT: Merritt Bankes. MARK: OK, let’s start at the beginning… What kind of kid were you? MERRITT: Feral! A free-range chicken! [Laughs.] I didn’t even wear […]

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Stanford student radio interviews the Monkey Power Trio

A few nights ago, four out of five members of the band, The Monkey Power Trio, were interviewed by a fellow named Diego Aguilar on Stanford University’s student radio station, KZSU. The interview is, by all accounts, unremarkable. I have heard, however, that some young people on the Stanford campus have turned it into a […]

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King Kong

I was wondering whether or not the original King Kong was available online, and, in the process of searching, stumbled across this cover of the Daniel Johnston song “King Kong” by Tom Waits… If you’re interested, you can hear 30 seconds of the original here.

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