Warren Zevon
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1947-01-24
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Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon Biography (Wikipedia)

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

Zevon's 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 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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The French Inhaler
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The French Inhaler
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Play It All Night Long - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Play It All Night Long - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Werewolves Of London - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Werewolves Of London - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Johnny - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Johnny - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Excitable Boy - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Excitable Boy - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Accidentley - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Accidentley - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Detox Mansion - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Detox Mansion - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Down On My Luck - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Down On My Luck - Hammersmith Odeon, London 1998
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Frank And Jesse James
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Frank And Jesse James
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Poor Poor Pitiful Me
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Poor Poor Pitiful Me
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Keep Me In Your Heart
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Keep Me In Your Heart
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Lawyers, Guns and Money
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Lawyers, Guns and Money
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I Was In The House When The House Burned Down
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I Was In The House When The House Burned Down
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Desperados Under The Eaves
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Desperados Under The Eaves
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Searching For A Heart
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Searching For A Heart
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Porcelain Monkey
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Porcelain Monkey
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Hasten Down The Wind
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Hasten Down The Wind
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Nobody's In Love This Year
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Nobody's In Love This Year
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
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