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CK Retro Review: Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School by Warren Zevon

It didn’t have the hits of Excitable Boy and it lacked the grandeur of his self-titled album. But Warren Zevon’s 1980 album Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School… 955 more words

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Warren Zevon, 'Excitable Boy' 03/06/78)

When I heard Johnny Rotten had left the Sex Pistols, my first thought was that Warren Zevon should replace him. The idea confused me. Zevon is a California boy, an L.A. 2,127 more words

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CK Retro Review: Excitable Boy by Warren Zevon

Against all odds, Warren Zevon found himself high on the pop charts in 1978 with his album Excitable Boy. Propelled by his biggest hit, the quasi-novelty single “Werewolves Of London”, Zevon cracked the Top 10 albums chart, rarefied air he would never again reach in his career. 806 more words

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An End to Confusion

My last post –¬† more specifically, the title of the post – caused a bit of confusion for at least one reader. General life experience tells me that if one person feels it necessary to ask for an explanation, then confusion is widespread, so let me splain. 98 more words

CK Retro Review: Warren Zevon by Warren Zevon

Who was this guy? Certainly not the same one who wailed his way through the foggy psychedelic mess of 1969’s Wanted Dead Or Alive. But then he couldn’t be a debut artist, because who comes out of the gate so assured, so eloquent, and so distinctive? 906 more words

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You Just Have to Admit

At one point you have to just admit it. You¬†stopped short of many of the goals you set in life, because they really weren’t goals. 309 more words

Musings

WHOLLY SATISFYING ALBUMS #2

The following albums have been stamped Wholly Satisfying:

1. White Light White Heat White Trash – Social Distortion (Epic 1996)

2. Blue Valentine – … 36 more words

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