On May 18,1976.

On May 18, 1976, “Asylum” label released the self – titled, second Warren Zevon album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound” and “Elektra Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, harmonica, piano, rhythm guitar, string and vocal arrangements
  • Jackson Browne- harmony vocals, piano, slide guitar
  • Lindsey Buckingham- guitar, harmony vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- harmony vocals
  • Jorge Calderón- harmony vocals
  • Marty David – bass guitar
  • Ned Doheny – guitar
  • Phil Everly- harmony vocals
  • Glenn Frey- rhythm guitar, harmony vocals
  • The Gentlemen Boys –
  • The Gentlemen Boys (Jackson Browne, Jorge Calderón, Kenny Edwards, J. D. Souther, Waddy Wachtel) – background vocals
  • Bob Glaub- bass guitar
  • Don Henley- harmony vocals
  • Billy Hinsche – harmony vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • David Lindley- banjo, fiddle, slide and electric guitar
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Roy Marinell – bass guitar
  • Stevie Nicks- vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- harmony vocals
  • Fritz Richmond- jug
  • Sid Sharp – strings
  • D. Souther- harmony vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel– vocals, guitar
  • Carl Wilson- harmony vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Jai Winding – vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer
  • Larry Zack – drums
  • Fritz Richmond – engineer
  • John Haeny – mixing

Track listing:

 All tracks by Warren Zevon.

  1. Frank and Jesse James
  2. Mama Couldn’t Be Persuaded
  3. Back Turned Looking Down the Path
  4. Hasten Down the Wind
  5. Poor Poor Pitful Me
  6. The French Inhaler
  7. Mohammed’s Radio
  8. I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead
  9. Carmelita
  10. Join Me in L.A.
  11. Desperados Under the Eaves

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