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Shooter Jennings Drops a New Live Album Featuring Non-Stop Warren Zevon Covers

The name of his backing band? The Werewolves of Los Angeles. Because of COURSE that's what they're called.

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2023 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest singer-songwriters to make their mark during the 1970s: Warren Zevon, who died of mesothelioma on September 7, 2003 at the age of 56.

Earlier in the year, it looked as though Zevon fans would be able to commemorate the occasion with the knowledge that their hero – known predominantly to most mainstream fans for his song “Werewolves of London” – was on track to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In the end, that didn’t happen, but to make sure Zevon would still remain on people’s minds when this year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremonies take place, Shooter Jennings decided to... Well, actually, we'll let him explain.

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"This last year we had a blast doing two separate shows paying tribute to one of my favorite artists of all time, Los Angeles legend Warren Zevon,” Jennings said in a statement. “When Zevon was picked to be potentially inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year we, along with millions of Zevon fans, were hoping that he would finally get his due in the halls of Rock & Roll History. Unfortunately, Zevon didn't make it in this year and won't be honored tomorrow night in New York City at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Upon hearing this news, the Werewolves of Los Angeles gathered in our Wolfcave to discuss what we could do about it. We decided that even though Warren wasn't going into the Hall of Fame, we could take a special trip up to New York City this week and do our own celebration of Warren's bad-ass music.”

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The lineup of the Werewolves of Los Angeles includes multi-instrumentalist Brian Whelan (Dwight Yoakum, Jim Lauderdale) alongside longtime Jennings collaborators drummer Jamie Douglass, bassist Ted Russell Kamp, and guitarist John Schreffler. Between playing the 2022 Rebels & Renegades Music Festival in Monterey, CA, the Roxy Theater during Grammy week, and a show in Brooklyn earlier this week, Jennings and his Werewolves have become masters of the Zevon catalog, and they're here to prove it to you with this live album.

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Here's the full track listing for the CD and vinyl releases of Shooter Jennings and The Werewolves of Los Angeles do Zevon.

Digital/CD:

Lawyers, Guns and Money

Excitable Boy

Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded

Mohammed's Radio

I Was in the House When the House Burned Down

My Shit's Fucked Up

Carmelita

Poor Poor Pitiful Me

Dirty Life and Times

Keep Me in Your Heart

Werewolves of London

The French Inhaler

Desperados Under the Eaves

LP:

Side 1

Lawyers, Guns and Money

Excitable Boy

Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded

Mohammed's Radio

I Was in the House When the House Burned Down

My Shit's Fucked Up

Side 2

Poor Poor Pitiful Me

Dirty Life and Times

Werewolves of London

The French Inhaler

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