Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy album download
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|A1||Johnny Strikes Up The Band
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPercussion – Danny KortchmarPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – Waddy Wachtel
|A2||Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelOrgan – Warren ZevonPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen Boys
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonSaxophone – Jim HornVocals [Harmony] – Jennifer Warnes, Linda Ronstadt, Waddy Wachtel
|A4||Werewolves Of London
Bass – John McVieDrums – Mick FleetwoodGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren Zevon
|A5||Accidentally Like A Martyr
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – Karla Bonoff, The Gentlemen Boys
|B1||Nighttime In The Switching Yard
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Danny Kortchmar, Waddy WachtelSynthesizer – Waddy Wachtel, Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen Boys
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelHarp [Mexican] – Arthur GerstPerformer [Jarana] – Luis DamianPerformer [Requinto] – Manuel VasquezPiano – Warren ZevonRecorder – Jim HornVocals [Harmony] – Jorge Calderón
|B3||Tenderness On The Block
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen Boys
|B4||Lawyers, Guns And Money
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren Zevon
- Manufactured By – WEA Records Pty. Limited
- Distributed By – WEA Records Pty. Limited
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
- Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
- Engineer – Dennis Kirk, Greg Ladanyi
- Lacquer Cut By – Å
- Producer – Jackson Browne, Waddy Wachtel
NotesThis is a 1984 Australian reissue of the Australian original 1978 LP release, which is seen here Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, hand-etched): Å Mx185135·B 6E 118-1
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): D MX185136 B 6E 118–2
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, hand-etched [variant 1]): Å Mx185135·B 6E 118-1
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped [variant 1]): G MX185136 B 6E 118–2
|6E-118||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (LP, Album, PRC)||Asylum Records||6E-118||US||1978|
|R2 101778||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (CD, Album, Club, RE, RM)||Rhino Records||R2 101778||US||2007|
|none||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (Expanded & Remastered) (CDr, Album, Promo, RM)||Rhino Records||none||US||2007|
|2300038||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (LP, Album)||Asylum Records||2300038||Colombia||1978|
|8122-79997-7||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (CD, Album, RE)||Asylum Records, Rhino Records||8122-79997-7||Europe||2007|
Excitable Boy is the third studio album by American musician Warren Zevon. The album was released on January 18, 1978, by Asylum Records. It includes the single "Werewolves of London", which reached No. 21 and remained in the American Top 40 for six weeks. The album brought Zevon to commercial attention and remains the best-selling album of his career.
Complete your Warren Zevon collection. Excitable Boy (Cass, Album). M5E 6E 118. Warren Zevon.
Excitable Boy is the third album by Warren Zevon, released in 1978. It includes the top 40 hit "Werewolves of London. It is the highest-selling album of Zevon's career. The album includes several songs that use dark humour ("Excitable Boy," "Werewolves of London"), as well as some songs that take place in locales outside the United States, ("Veracruz"), and two songs that both use dark humour and take place in countries other than the .
The album brought Warren to commercial attention and remains the best-selling album of his career. The tracks "Excitable Boy" and "Werewolves of London" were considered macabrely humorous by some critics. The historical "Veracruz" dramatizes the United States occupation of Veracruz, and likewise "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner" is a fictionalization of a mercenary in Africa. Lawyers, Guns and Money" is a tongue-in-cheek take on Cold War paranoia.
How Warren Zevon Broke Through With ‘Excitable Boy’. With his third album, Excitable Boy, released in January 1978, Warren Zevon finally broke through the gates of the mainstream to become a commercial success. Zevon had been kicking around the music business since the mid-'60s. It went on to crack the Billboard Top 10, and was certified gold shortly after its release. Masterpieces: The Very Best Albums From More Than 100 Classic Rock Acts. Next: Top 10 Warren Zevon Songs. Filed Under: Warren Zevon. Categories: Anniversaries.
What makes the album gripping is that, much like the man himself, it treads the line between pleasurable contemporary trends, manic self-indulgence and macabre imagery delivered with a snide drawl. Dark humour was the name of Zevon's game, and the big single is a pretty good index of his sound, even if he would later deride it as a "joke song" written to get a dance hit out the door.