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Warren Zevon

He was an underrated genius.

by Anonymousreply 3303/08/2013

The first concert I saw was X opening for Warren on the "Sentimental Hygiene" tour. I was sad when he died and glad he faced it with humor, saying he was waiting for his ride to get here, they finally did.

by Anonymousreply 103/03/2013

My favorite singer-songwriter. His first album on Asylum, WARREN ZEVON, is something everyone should know.

by Anonymousreply 203/03/2013

As he said, "Enjoy every sandwich."

by Anonymousreply 303/03/2013

I loved Excitable Boy. His voice was more sexy than Elvis' to me.

by Anonymousreply 403/03/2013

He's another one I know next to nothing about. I only know the name through R.E.M.

by Anonymousreply 503/03/2013

Great songwriter. Came form a Mormon-Jewish background like Chelsea Handler.Werewolves of London still holds up after all these years.Lawyers, Guns and Money was another one of his other highlights.

by Anonymousreply 603/03/2013

"Werewolves of London" is alright, but he has so many better songs on his first two or three albums on Asylum. The entire first album is better than "Werewolves," so if you liked "Werewolves," you're in for a treat.

by Anonymousreply 703/03/2013

Love Warren Zevon. Sentimental Hygiene is one of the best albums of all time.

by Anonymousreply 803/03/2013

"Send lawyers, guns and money, the shit has hit the fan". One of my favorite lyrics of all time.

by Anonymousreply 903/03/2013

Lawyers, Guns and Money is one of my favorite songs.

by Anonymousreply 1003/03/2013

He picked me up and he threw me down, and he said, "Please don't hurt me mama".

by Anonymousreply 1103/03/2013

Talented, but an absolute jerk, like so many rock stars are. He was bi-polar; maybe that had something to do with it.

by Anonymousreply 1203/03/2013

Was he a jerk after he got sober? Some people stop drinking, take stock of their lives, and change. He always came across as being pretty frank about his problems post-recovery.

by Anonymousreply 1303/03/2013

Personally, my favourite song of Warren Zevon is 'Looking For The Next Best Thing'

It's so comforting, sincere and refreshing after receiving a big frustration.

by Anonymousreply 1403/03/2013

Desperadoes Under the Eaves

by Anonymousreply 1503/03/2013

With our backs turned, looking down the path

by Anonymousreply 1603/03/2013

I've gotta go, my ride is here.

by Anonymousreply 1703/03/2013

Probably his best song, R15. It or "Carmelita."

The whole album is a winner from first note to the last "Look away down Gower Avenue."

by Anonymousreply 1803/03/2013

And if California falls in to the ocean

Like the Mystics and statistics say it will

I predict my hotel will be standing

Until I pay my bill...

by Anonymousreply 1903/03/2013

I love you r19.

by Anonymousreply 2003/03/2013

So do I, R19.

by Anonymousreply 2103/03/2013

Reminds me I recently found a bunch of old CDs packed in a box in my garage, including Warren Zevon's eponymous first album. Ripping it into iTunes this very moment.

by Anonymousreply 2203/03/2013

Thank you DL for keeping Warren in your hearts.

by Anonymousreply 2303/04/2013

Played Mohammad's Radio on a sub rosa pirate station once. Sort of like launching a good spirit into the aether. Felt very good.

by Anonymousreply 2403/04/2013

"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" is a good bio, I really liked "Excitable Boy" - Jennifer Warnes & Linda Ronstadt sing the back-ups.

by Anonymousreply 2503/04/2013

Now on iTunes: "For My Next Trick, I'll Need a Volunteer"

I can't believe he's dead. I know his death wasn't tragic like John Lennon's murder, but really, John Lennon meant nothing to me after "How Do You Sleep?"

by Anonymousreply 2603/04/2013

"Mohammed's Radio" just popped up for a listen.

by Anonymousreply 2703/05/2013

I loved him, but I liked Lowell George's songs even better!

by Anonymousreply 2803/05/2013

My favorite Lowell George songs are "Willing" by Linda Ronstadt and the song about Lowell George that Jackson Browne wrote for his (George's) daughter after George died, "For Missing Persons."

by Anonymousreply 2903/05/2013

ooh, I'd like to meet his tailor.

by Anonymousreply 3003/05/2013

That's "OF Missing Persons."

by Anonymousreply 3103/05/2013

Now playing: Keep Me in Your Heart, by Jorge Calderon and Jennifer Warnes, from the tribute album ENJOY EVERY SANDWICH.

by Anonymousreply 3203/07/2013

Warren love

by Anonymousreply 3303/08/2013
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