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Two jewel cases inside a carboard box with an extra thick booklet.

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Tracklist

CD 1: The Asylum Era
# Title Rating Length
1 Frank and Jesse James
4 4:36
2 Hasten Down the Wind
3:01
3 Poor Poor Pitiful Me
4 3:06
4 I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
4 2:58
5 Carmelita
3:35
6 Desperados Under the Eaves
3 4:47
7 Johnny Strikes Up the Band
2:49
8 Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
4 3:45
9 Excitable Boy
4 2:41
10 Werewolves of London
5 3:28
11 Accidentally Like a Martyr
3:38
12 Lawyers, Guns and Money
4 3:32
13 Frozen Notes
2:01
14 Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School
2:59
15 Gorilla, You're a Desperado
3 2:47
16 Play It All Night Long
3:18
17 Mohammed's Radio (live version)
4:49
18 Jeannie Needs a Shooter (live version)
4:07
19 The Envoy
4 3:13
20 The Hula Hula Boys
3 3:02
21 Let Nothing Come Between You
3 3:39
22 Looking for the Next Best Thing
3:38
CD 2: The Virgin-Giant Era
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sentimental Hygiene
Warren Zevon 5:03
2 Boom Boom Mancini
Warren Zevon 4:49
3 Detox Mansion
Warren Zevon 3:13
4 Bad Karma
Warren Zevon 3:13
5 Reconsider Me (single version)
Warren Zevon 3:26
6 Run Straight Down
Warren Zevon 4:06
7 The Long Arm of the Law
Warren Zevon 3 3:46
8 Splendid Isolation
Warren Zevon 4:30
9 You Don't Know What Love Is
Warren Zevon feat. Mark Isham 2:30
10 Raspberry Beret
Hindu Love Gods 3:54
11 Suzie Lightning
Warren Zevon 3 4:05
12 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Warren Zevon 3 2:53
13 Searching for a Heart
Warren Zevon 3 4:18
14 Mr. Bad Example
Warren Zevon 4 3:22
15 Roll With the Punches
Warren Zevon 2:24
16 The French Inhaler (live version)
Warren Zevon 4:21
17 The Indifference of Heaven (live version)
Warren Zevon 4:14
18 If You Won't Leave Me I'll Find Somebody Who Will
Warren Zevon 0:43
19 Real or Not
Warren Zevon 1:45
20 Seminole Bingo
Warren Zevon 3:12
21 Monkey Wash Donkey Rinse
Warren Zevon 3:55
22 Mutineer
Warren Zevon 3 3:17

Credits

CD 1: The Asylum Era

fiddle:
David Lindley (track 3)
bass guitar:
Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (track 12)
strings:
strings arranger:
Zevon (track 6)
drums:
Mick Fleetwood (track 10)
Russel Kunkel (tracks 8–9)
Gary Mallaber (track 4)
Rick Marotta (tracks 12, 15)
Jeff Porcaro (track 22)
Larry Zack (tracks 3, 6)
synthesizer:
Zevon (tracks 15, 22)
organ and piano:
Zevon (track 8)
guitar:
Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (track 22)
Waddy Wachtel (tracks 3–4, 6, 12)
guitar and steel guitar:
Jackson Browne (track 15)
harmonica:
Zevon (track 4)
bass:
Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (track 12)
Bob Glaub (tracks 3, 6, 8–9, 22)
Marinelli (track 4)
John McVie (track 10)
Leland Sklar (track 15)
saxophone:
Jim Horn (track 9)
Bobby Keyes (track 3)
piano:
Zevon (tracks 4, 6, 9–10, 12, 22)
Jai Winding (track 3)
jug:
Fritz Richmond (track 4)
guitars:
Waddy Wachtel (tracks 9–10, 12, 22)
background vocals [closing harmonies]:
The Gentlemen Boys (track 6)
background vocals [harmonies]:
Jackson Browne (track 6)
Waddy Wachtel (track 9)
Zevon (track 6)
The Gentlemen Boys (track 8)
Billy Hinsche (track 6)
Graham Nash (track 22)
Linda Ronstadt (track 9)
J.D. Souther (track 22)
Jennifer Warnes (track 9)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 6)
Jai Winding (track 6)
background vocals [harmonies] arranger:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 6)
background vocals [harmony]:
Lindsey Buckingham (track 3)
Jorge Calderón (track 4)
composer:
Zevon (tracks 3–6)
engineer:
Greg Ladanyi (tracks 8–10, 12)
Dennis Kirk (tracks 8–10, 12)
lyricist:
Zevon (tracks 3–4, 6)
producer:
Jackson Browne (tracks 3–4, 8–10, 12)
Greg Ladanyi (track 22)
Waddy Wachtel (tracks 8–10, 12, 22)
Zevon (tracks 6, 22)
vocals:
Jackson Browne (track 15)
Zevon (track 15)
Don Henley (track 15)
J.D. Souther (track 15)
writer:
Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (track 22)
Lindell (track 8)
Marinelli (tracks 9–10, 22)
Waddy Wachtel (track 10)
Zevon (tracks 8–10, 12, 22)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1976) (tracks 3–4, 6)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (tracks 8–10)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1982) (track 22)
publisher:
Darkroom Music (tracks 3, 6)
Polite Music (tracks 9–10)
Tiny Tunes (track 22)
Valgovind Music (track 22)
Zevon Music (tracks 4, 8–10, 12, 22)
is the basis for:
katharina (track 5)
recording of:
Carmelita (track 5)
Excitable Boy (track 9)

CD 2: The Virgin-Giant Era

composer:
Warren Zevon (track 13)
lyricist:
Warren Zevon (track 13)
performer:
Mark Isham (track 9)
writer:
Jorge Calderón (track 3)
Warren Zevon (tracks 3, 22)
recording of:
Detox Mansion (track 3)
Mutineer (track 22)