Coffee Break: Unusual/distinctive voices

Tom Waits
Tom Waits performs live at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Ga., on July 5, 2008. (Bob Butler for Public Image Photography, via NPR)

Tom Waits, known for his his trademark growl, is 68 today.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from singers who have unusual or distinctive voices?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
Cocteau Twins - Lorelei
Billie Holiday - Yesterdays
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth
Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
The B-52s - Planet Claire
Janis Joplin - Get It While You Can
Motorhead - Ace of Spades


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