Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon

Last updated on 24 November 2017

Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon, released in 2004, is a tribute album to the late Warren Zevon by many famous musicians. It includes two unreleased Zevon songs: "The Wind", sung by actor Billy Bob Thornton; and "Studebaker", sung by Warren's son Jordan Zevon.

The album's title comes from an interview Zevon did on the Late Show with David Letterman following Zevon's having been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Letterman asked Zevon if there was anything he understood now, facing his own mortality, that he didn't before. Zevon replied, "Just how much you're supposed to enjoy every sandwich."[3]

Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon
Compilation album / tribute album by various artists
Released October 19, 2004
Recorded September 10, 2003 – June 14, 2004
Genre Rock
Length 57:01
Label Artemis
Producer Jorge Calderón, Evan Frankfort, Brendan O'Brien, Ken Stringfellow, Twangtrust, and Waddy Wachtel
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All songs written by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Don Henley – "Searching for a Heart" – 4:05
  2. Adam Sandler – "Werewolves of London" (Zevon, LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel) – 4:01
  3. Steve Earle with Reckless Kelly – "Reconsider Me" – 2:35
  4. Jackson Browne with Bonnie Raitt – "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" – 4:05
  5. Bruce Springsteen – "My Ride's Here" (live) (Zevon, Paul Muldoon) – 4:36
  6. The Wallflowers – "Lawyers, Guns and Money" – 3:14
  7. Jordan Zevon – "Studebaker" – 4:03
  8. Billy Bob Thornton – "The Wind" (Zevon, Jorge Calderón) – 4:07
  9. Pete Yorn – "Splendid Isolation" – 3:27
  10. Bob Dylan – "Mutineer" (live) – 3:10
  11. David Lindley and Ry Cooder – "Monkey Wash Donkey Rinse" (Zevon, Duncan Aldrich) – 3:19
  12. Jill Sobule – "Don't Let Us Get Sick" – 2:38
  13. Pixies – "Ain't That Pretty at All" (Zevon, Marinell) – 3:53
  14. Jorge Calderón with Jennifer Warnes – "Keep Me in Your Heart" (Zevon, Calderón) – 4:54
  15. Van Dyke Parks (arranger) – "Keep Me in Your Heart" (strings only) (Zevon, Calderón) – 4:54

Production credits


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review Archived August 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Dave At Peace, Rolling Stone Magazine Issue 1061 (Sep/2008) Archived April 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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