Warren Zevon (album)

Last updated on 18 September 2017

Warren Zevon is the second studio album by Warren Zevon. This album was recorded in 1975 and released on May 10, 1976, by Asylum Records. A remastered version of the album with special bonus tracks was released in 2008 by Rhino Records.[2]

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Studio album by Warren Zevon
Released May 18, 1976
Recorded 1975
Studio Sunset Sound, Los Angeles and Elektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Genre Rock
Length 37:45
Label Asylum
Producer Jackson Browne
Warren Zevon chronology
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 (positive)[4]

Track listing

All songs written by Warren Zevon

No. Title Length
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




Chart (1976) Peak
Billboard Top LPs & Tape 189


  1. ^ Mark Deming. "Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  2. ^ a b "Warren Zevon: Warren Zevon". PopMatters. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  3. ^ "CG: warren zevon". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  4. ^ "Warren Zevon: Warren Zevon : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Web.archive.org. 1976-07-15. Archived from the original on October 1, 2007. Retrieved 2015-10-23.

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