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    Warren Zevon Featured In Mojo Magazine 322

The recording of Warren Zevon's final album, The Wind, is the focus of Mojo's September 2020 Time Machine section. Memories of Zevon's Grammy Award winning album, recorded during his final year, are recalled by quotes from co-producer Jorge Calderón and son Jordan. Included are pictures of Zevon's final performance on The Late Show with David Letterman, private images with his daughter, Ariel and recording the album with friends.

Elsewhere in the issue, a never-before published interview with David Bowie, plus stories and song with unusual perspectives on rock's changeling. Also in this issue: the crazy tale of The Clash’s Sandinista!; PJ Harvey’s irresistible rise; Joni Mitchell on the enigmatic David Blue; X revisit the grime and the glory of LA’s punk heyday; legendary label boss/A&R Clive Davis on Janis, Bruce, Aretha, Patti and more.

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Warren Zevon's Greatest Hits (According To Judd Apatow)

Judd Apatow, producer/director of Anchorman, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Bridesmaids, and many more, celebrates Warren Zevon's back catalog with a new, limited vinyl release exclusively for Record Store Day 2020. Produced and curated by Apatow and Bill Inglot, Warren Zevon's Greatest Hits (According To Judd Apatow) collects Judd's favorite hits, live performances and deep cuts.

Every year, Apatow celebrates Warren Zevon's life with a tribute at Largo in Los Angeles, featuring performances by Zevon's friends. For this curated release, a bonus track from the March 2016 Largo Show performed by Taylor Goldsmith (of the band Dawes) and Blake Mills is included alongside twelve classic Zevon performances.

A portion of proceeds from this album go to the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit organization, for which Jordan Zevon has served as the National Spokesperson for 15 years. In 2003, his father, musician Warren Zevon, passed away from mesothelioma, a preventable asbestos-caused cancer that takes thousands of lives each year.

Warren Zevon's Greatest Hits (According To Judd Apatow) is available exclusively in brick and mortar record stores for the annual Record Store Day event on October 24, 2020. Limited edition of 4,500 from Rhino Records.

SIDE ONE
1. Carmelita
2. The Indifference Of Heaven
3. Accidentally Live A Martyr
4. Backs Turned Looking Down The Path
5. Renegade
6. Desperados Under The Eaves
7. Something Bad Happened To A Clown (Live performance by Taylor Goldsmith & Blake Mills)

SIDE TWO
1. Junko Pardner (by Hindu Love Gods)
2. The French Inhaler (Live from London, 1992)
3. Mohammed's Radio (Live from The Roxy, 1980)
4. Werewolves Of London (Live from The Roxy, 1980)
5. Poor Poor Pitiful Me (Live from The Roxy , 1980)
6. Hasten Down The Wind (Live from New York, 1992)

 
         
         
    Life'll Kill Ya 20th Anniversary Vinyl

Following a decade of stagnation and waning interest, legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, who masked his soft-side with his sarcastic, lyrical prose, entered the new millennium with his acclaimed 10th studio album Life'll Kill Ya. Though the album predated Zevon's fatal cancer diagnosis by two years, its title track, as well as standout cuts like My Shit's Fucked Up and Don't Let Us Get Sick, brought the album critical praise as a "mournful lament on the aging process and the inevitable decay that accompanies it."

Available June 20, 2020 for the first time on vinyl, and limited to 1000 copies, Ship To Shore PhonoCo's 20th anniversary reissue of Life'll Kill Ya features brand-new, expanded liner notes and never-before-seen photos from Zevon's son, Jordan, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), as well as collaborator Jorge Calderón.

SIDE ONE
1. I Was in the House When the House Burned Down
2. Life'll Kill Ya
3. For My Next Trick I'll Need a Volunteer
4. Porcelain Monkey
5. I'll Slow You Down
6. Hostage-O

SIDE TWO
1. Dirty Little Religion
2. Back in the High Life Again
3. My Shit's Fucked Up
4. Fistful of Rain
5. Ourselves to Know
6. Don't Let Us Get Sick
 
         
         
 
 

Rhino releases Excitable Boy On Glow-In-The-Dark Vinyl

Rhino is kicking off 2020 with the annual Start Your Ear Off Right campaign! Beginning on Friday, January 10th and continuing throughout the month, Rhino is releasing limited edition vinyl titles from some of the most celebrated acts in music including: The Replacements, Bad Company, Deep Purple, MC5, Stevie Nicks, Warren Zevon, Uncle Tupelo, Devo, Van Morrison, Angelo Badalamenti, Ramones, and Sex Pistols. These will be available at participating independent and brick and mortar retail outlets.

Warren Zevon's top selling 1978 album, Excitable Boy, will be available January 17, 2020 on exclusive red glow-in-the-dark vinyl. Limited to 3,350.

SIDE ONE
1. Johnny Strikes Up The Band
2. Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner
3. Excitable Boy
4. Werewolves Of London
5. Accidentally Like A Martyr

SIDE TWO
1. Nighttime In The Switching Yard
2. Veracruz
3. Tenderness On The Block
4. Lawyers, Guns And Money

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