36 ARTICLES EXAMINING THE AWESOME THAT IS
WARREN ZEVON, PUBLISHED OVER 36 WEEKS. THIS IS…

Wednesday Warren

Wednesday Warren – The French Inhaler

I’m not sure where/when this version of “The French Inhaler” comes from, but it differs from the album version, so I’m assuming it’s a live performance somewhere. I really like this version, with its backing chorus.

Wednesday Warren – Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money

I love the little story Warren tells right before launching into the song…

Wednesday Warren – Mr. Bad Example

Here’s one of Warren’s more fun songs, played live at the venue that seemed to bring out his most playful side, the Letterman Show:

Wednesday Warren – Hit Somebody

When in doubt, resort to violence. Not just good advice for life, but also for hockey. Yes, “Hit Somebody” is another in Warren’s string of songs dedicated to sport figures, as he digs deep into the psyche of a hockey goon…

Wednesday Warren – My Shit’s Fucked Up

In the death-obsessed album Life’ll Kill Ya, Warren looked back at his own life and regrets. He didn’t know it, but two years later, he would be diagnosed with the cancer that would kill him.

If anyone could look back and dispassionately assess the fucked-up-ness of his shit, it was Warren Zevon.