1976 Warren Zevon – Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon is the second studio album by American musician 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.

Tracks

1  Frank And Jesse James (Warren Zevon) 4:38
2  Mama Couldn’t Be Persuaded (Warren Zevon) 2:56
3  Backs Turned Looking Down The Path (Warren Zevon) 2:31
4  Hasten Down The Wind (Warren Zevon) 3:00
5  Poor, Poor Pitiful Me (Warren Zevon) 3:08
6  The French Inhaler (Warren Zevon) 3:47
7  Mohammed’s Radio (Warren Zevon) 3:43
8  I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (Warren Zevon) 2:59
9  Carmelita (Warren Zevon) 3:36
10  Join Me in L.A. (Warren Zevon) 3:19
11  Desperados Under The Eaves (Warren Zevon) 4:47

Media

Musicians

1 Frank And Jesse James

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
BanjoDavid Lindley
PianoWarren Zevon
FiddleDavid Lindley
Background VocalsPhil Everly
VocalsWarren Zevon


2 Mama Couldn’t Be Persuaded

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PianoWarren Zevon
FiddleDavid Lindley
Background VocalsJackson Browne
Background VocalsJohn David Souther
VocalsWarren Zevon


3 Backs Turned Looking Down The Path

BassMarty David
DrumsGary Mallaber
GuitarLindsey Buckingham
Slide GuitarJackson Browne
Background VocalsJackson Browne
VocalsWarren Zevon


4 Hasten Down The Wind

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
Slide GuitarDavid Lindley
PianoWarren Zevon
Background VocalsPhil Everly
VocalsWarren Zevon


5 Poor, Poor Pitiful Me

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PianoJai Winding
SaxBobby Keys
Background VocalsLindsey Buckingham
VocalsWarren Zevon


6 The French Inhaler

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PianoWarren Zevon
Background VocalsDon Henley
Background VocalsGlenn Frey
VocalsWarren Zevon


7 Mohammed’s Radio

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
Slide GuitarDavid Lindley
PianoWarren Zevon
SaxBobby Keys
Background VocalsLindsey Buckingham
Background VocalsStevie Nicks
VocalsWarren Zevon


8 I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

BassLeroy P Marinell
DrumsGary Mallaber
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PianoWarren Zevon
HarmonicaWarren Zevon
PercussionFritz Richmond
Background VocalsJorge Calderon
VocalsWarren Zevon


9 Carmelita

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
GuitarDavid Lindley
GuitarGlenn Frey
PianoWarren Zevon
Background VocalsGlenn Frey
VocalsWarren Zevon


10 Join Me in L.A.

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarNed Doheny
GuitarWarren Zevon
OrganJai Winding
SynthesizerJai Winding
SaxBobby Keys
Background VocalsBonnie Raitt
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
VocalsWarren Zevon


11 Desperados Under The Eaves

BassBob Glaub
DrumsLarry Zack
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PianoWarren Zevon
Background VocalsBilly Hinsche
Background VocalsCarl Wilson
Background VocalsJackson Browne
Background VocalsJai Winding
VocalsWarren Zevon

Strings

The Sid Sharp Strings (Tracks 4, 6)

Liner Notes

Producer – Jackson Browne
Arranged By (Harmonies) – Carl Wilson (Track 11)
Arranged By (Strings) – Warren Zevon
Engineer (Harmonies) – Ken Caillat (Track 7)
Mixed By – John Haeny
Recorded By – Fritz Richmond, Kent Nebergall

Design – Jimmy Wachtel
Photography By – Jimmy Wachtel

Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Asylum Records
Recorded At – Elektra Sound Recorders
Recorded At – Sunset Sound Recorders
Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
Mixed At – Sunset Sound Recorders
Mastered At – Artisan Sound Recorders
Mastered At – Specialty Records Corporation
Pressed By – PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN