Apropos of nothing whatsoever... a helter-skelter smattering of TOM WAITS, whose rusty croak of a voice all-but-implores me to drink whiskey and smoke. Except I'm not a smoker. And I haven't had a drink since August. (Let me assure you: Diet Coke and sugarless gum are pale, pale substitutes....)
[MP3] "I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You" 
[MP3] "Little Drop of Poison" 
[MP3] "Georgia Lee" 
[MP3] "Hold On"