Tom Waits Hitchhikes to L.A. at 19

For someone who wanted to be in music, [L.A.] was Oz.

I was picked up hitchhiking—I had a guitar, I was on the side of the freeway—I was picked up by a guy named Eden Ahbez. You know who that is?

He wrote a song called “Nature Boy.”

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ripstop on July 28, 2011