The son of a gangster immigrated from Russia and a Mormon Midwestern mother, Warren Zevon overcame a difficult childhood and an ill-fated start as a folk-rock-singer in the 1960s to establish himself as one of the most offbeat and intelligent singer-songwriters in the mid-1970s. A trained classical pianist...See full bio »
2003Breakfast with Hunter
(writer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "The Hula Hula Boys", "Roland, The Headless Thompson Gunner" / performer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "The Hula Hula Boys", "Roland, The Headless Thompson Gunner")
I guess I made sort of a tactical error by not going to the doctor's in 20 years . . . just one of those phobias that didn't pay off.
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The song Werewolves of London's title was an idea of Phil Everly! He asked Warren and Waddy Wachtel to write a dance song and call it Werewolf of London. Warren had worked for Phil on his TV show as music director much as he did when he filled in for Paul Shaffer on Late Night with David Letterman. He played in an Irish pub in Spain before Werewolves made him famous.
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