Stand in the Fire is a live album by American singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, released December 26, 1980. It was recorded in August 1980 during a five-day residency at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California and featured two new original songs ("Stand in the Fire" and "The Sin") and one new cover ("Bo Diddley's a Gunslinger"). The album was dedicated to Martin Scorsese. It was released in a limited edition, LP replica sleeve on CD April 25, 2006 in Japan. A remastered and expanded edition was released on March 26, 2007 in the U.K., March 27, 2007 in the U.S.
Band members Zeke Zirngiebel, Bob Harris and Marty Stinger were in Boulder, a band signed to Elektra Records. The singer was Stan Bush. Their self-titled album was released in 1979 and it included Zevon's "Join Me in L.A." Bob Harris later went on to work with Frank Zappa.
Zevon called the concerts "The Dog Ate the Part We Didn't Like Tour".
|Stand in the Fire|
|Live album by Warren Zevon|
|Released||December 26, 1980|
|Venue||The Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles|
|Warren Zevon chronology|
|Robert Christgau||A− |
All songs written by Warren Zevon unless otherwise indicated.
|1981||Billboard Pop Albums||80|