Warren Zevon
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1947-01-24
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Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician. Zevon's work has often been praised by well known musicians, including Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young. His best-known compositions include ...

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Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.

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Keep Me In Your Heart
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  Splendid Isolation
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Night Time In The Switching Yard (Soulwax Edit)
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Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner
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Raspberry Beret
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Jesus Was a Crossmaker
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Hasten Down The Wind
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Mohammed's Radio
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Biography

Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.

Zevon's work has often been praised by well known musicians, including Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young. His best-known compositions include "Werewolves of London", "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner" and "Johnny Strikes Up the Band", all of which are featured on his third album, Excitable Boy (1978). Other well-known songs written by Zevon have been recorded by other artists, including "Poor Poor Pitiful Me", "Accidentally Like a Martyr", "Mohammed's Radio", "Carmelita", and "Hasten Down the Wind".

Along with his own compositions, Zevon recorded or performed occasional covers, including Allen Toussaint's "A Certain Girl", Bob Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" and Leonard Cohen's "First We Take Manhattan". He was a frequent guest on Late Night with David Letterman and the Late Show with David Letterman. Letterman later performed guest vocals on "Hit Somebody! (The Hockey Song)" with Paul Shaffer and members of the CBS Orchestra on Warren Zevon's My Ride's Here album.

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