Warren Zevon (album)

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Warren Zevon
Studio album by Warren Zevon
Released May 18, 1976
Recorded 1975
Genre Rock
Length 37:45
Label Asylum
Producer Jackson Browne
Warren Zevon chronology
Wanted Dead or Alive
(1969)
Warren Zevon
(1976)
Excitable Boy
(1978)
Singles from Warren Zevon
  1. "Hasten Down the Wind"
    Released: 1976
  2. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
    Released: 1976
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
PopMatters 9/10[2]
Robert Christgau B+ [3]
Rolling Stone Not Rated [4]

Warren Zevon is a rock and roll album by Warren Zevon. This album was recorded in 1975 and released in 1976. A remastered version of the album with special bonus tracks was released in 2008 by Rhino Records.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Warren Zevon

  1. "Frank and Jesse James" – 4:33
  2. "Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded" – 2:53
  3. "Backs Turned Looking Down the Path" – 2:27
  4. "Hasten Down the Wind" – 2:58
  5. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" – 3:04
  6. "The French Inhaler" – 3:44
  7. "Mohammed's Radio" – 3:40
  8. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" – 2:56
  9. "Carmelita" – 3:32
  10. "Join Me in L.A." – 3:13
  11. "Desperados Under the Eaves" – 4:45

Collector's Edition bonus CD[edit]

  1. "Frank and Jesse James" (Solo Piano Demo) – 4:39
  2. "The French Inhaler" (Solo Piano Demo) – 3:23
  3. "Hasten Down the Wind" (Band Demo) – 2:50
  4. "Carmelita" (1974 Demo) – 3:58
  5. "Mohammed's Radio" (Solo Piano Demo) – 2:52
  6. "Backs Turned Looking Down the Path" (Take 1 - 1/28/76) – 2:33
  7. "Join Me in L.A." (Take 2 - 11/20/75) – 4:22
  8. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" (Alternate Version) – 3:24
  9. "Frank and Jesse James" (Alternate Version) – 4:41
  10. "Mohammed's Radio" (Take 2 - 11/6/75) - 4:02
  11. "The French Inhaler" (Take 1 - 1/13/76) – 3:48
  12. "Carmelita" (Alternate Version) – 3:38
  13. "Desperados Under the Eaves" (Take 2 - 1/13/76) - 4:14
  14. "Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded" (Live WMMS 10/13/76) - 2:01
  15. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" (Alternate Version) – 3:06

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
Billboard Top LPs & Tape 189

References[edit]