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Enjoy every sandwich.

Enjoy every sandwich.

I'll sleep when I'm dead.

I'll sleep when I'm dead.

And I think it's safe to say that the single very impressive figure to me was Merle Haggard. ---->>>

Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off. ---->>>

It took me 10 years to realize that I don't know 'em, 10 years to realize that it's possible to learn them, then another 10 years to learn how to do things. ---->>>

But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging. ---->>>

Glenn Gould was my hero. Glenn Gould was my idol. I loved him. ---->>>

My first album is like a terrible John Hammond album, with drums. ---->>>

Dylan doesn't have to make Blonde On Blonde every time. ---->>>

I have no guitar technique. ---->>>

Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade. ---->>>

I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.

I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.

I'm not a big jazz fan. ---->>>

I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music, obviously. ---->>>

Everywhere I go, I have my little Steinberger, and I like it very well. ---->>>

I loved Hendrix. I mean, really, really loved him. As if he were one of the great classical composers. And he was. That's how I saw him. ---->>>

Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.

Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.

Piano is like drudgery.

Piano is like drudgery.

Recording at home enables one to eliminate the demo stage, and the presentation stage in the studio, too. ---->>>

Well, I don't think it ever did, but in the early '60s I got interested in folk music. ---->>>

Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano. I find it a little grating. ---->>>

You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles. ---->>>

I remember certain lines and whose they are. ---->>>

Dylan can do no wrong.

Dylan can do no wrong.

But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals. ---->>>

I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions. ---->>>

I wish I sang better. ---->>>

That's my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business. ---->>>

I don't like piano solos. ---->>>

I had a good guitar, and I was a young, young kid. ---->>>

I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly. ---->>>

My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think. ---->>>

My memory is not even what most people's is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this. ---->>>

So I guess I had, I think they tell me I had, about three years total of piano lessons, off and on. ---->>>

The primary one being, like I said, I don't like rock 'n' roll piano. ---->>>

Well, I was interested in playing the piano from as early as I can remember. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-24, 1947
Birthplace: in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
Die: 09-07, 2003
Occupation: Musician

Warren William Zevon (; January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician. Zevon's compositions include "Werewolves of London", "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner" and "Johnny Strikes Up the Band", all of which are featured on his third album, Excitable Boy (1978) (wikipedia)