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Friday, July 12 2013

A Record (Un)Clean: The Ten Best Warren Zevon Lyrics

Ten years have passed since the death of Warren Zevon, undoubtedly the most underrated of the great American songwriters. With his acerbic, graceful, and macabre wit still lingering long after his death, PopMatters looks back on his most lasting lyrical contributions.


Thursday, October 11 2012

Sing a Sad Song

If you're hooked on the sad song, you never stop looking for the next good one.


Thursday, January 8 2009

Warren Zevon: Warren Zevon

Dark, powerful, and intelligent, Zevon's self-titled album is an underappreciated masterpiece.


Tuesday, May 29 2007

The delightful and difficult Mr. Zevon


Thursday, May 24 2007

Warren Zevon: Preludes - Rare and Unreleased Recordings

Paints a fuller portrait of a talent who remains underrated despite it all.


Ill Sleep When Im Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon by Crystal Zevon

Warren Zevon's ex-wife portrays him as a genius -- and a tyrant.


Wednesday, May 2 2007

Warren Zevon: Excitable Boy

All hail the excitable boy genius of studio-savvy singer/songwriter-dom. PopMatters examines the new slate of Zevon re-issues.


Sunday, February 29 2004

Warren Zevon: VH1 (Inside) Out—Warren Zevon: Keep Me in Your Heart

The power of the film resides in Zevon's directness. He never seems to forget that he's dying, yet he keeps his life from taking on either a romantic sheen or a pitiful skin.


Wednesday, August 27 2003

Warren Zevon: The Wind

The Wind is the most unusual of gifts, in this case a final album from a very twisted songwriter, a collection recorded after receiving the most dreadful news, that his life could be over in a few months.


Wednesday, July 31 2002

Warren Zevon: My Ride’s Here

When Zevon drops the wise guy shtick, he often achieves the same enigmatic sweetness that seeped into Leonard Cohen’s music about 20 years ago.


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