Warren Zevon knew he was dying when he began recording his final album in the fall of 2002. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma just a few weeks before the recording sessions started for 'The Wind,' and he had a set of new mournful songs about mortality plus the usual assortment of familiar themes ready to go.
Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times — and there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
Warren Zevon released his debut album, ‘Wanted Dead or Alive,’ in 1969. Nobody heard it. And you really wouldn’t want to, because none of the singer-songwriter’s sharp, scathing wit is displayed
With his third album 'Excitable Boy,' released in January of 1978, Warren Zevon finally broke through the gates of the mainstream to become a bonafide success.