Genius: The Best of Warren Zevon

~ Release by Warren Zevon (see all versions of this release, 2 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Poor Poor Pitiful Me
producer:
Jackson Browne (American singer-songwriter)
bass:
Bob Glaub
drums (drum set):
Larry Zack
fiddle:
David Lindley
guitar:
Waddy Wachtel
piano:
Jai Winding
saxophone:
Bobby Keyes (US guitarist and songwriter)
background vocals [harmony]:
Lindsey Buckingham
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1976)
recording of:
Poor Poor Pitiful Me
lyricist and composer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music, Darkroom Music (in 1973) and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (in 1973)
43:06
2The French Inhaler
3:46
3Carmelita
recording of:
Carmelita
lyricist and composer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Darkroom Music (in 1972) and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (in 1972)
3:34
4Hasten Down the Wind3:00
5Werewolves of London
engineer:
Dennis Kirk and Greg Ladanyi
producer:
Jackson Browne (American singer-songwriter) and Waddy Wachtel
bass:
John McVie
drums (drum set):
Mick Fleetwood
guitar family:
Waddy Wachtel
piano:
Warren Zevon
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1978) and Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1978)
recording of:
Werewolves of London
writer:
LeRoy P. Marinell, Waddy Wachtel and Warren Zevon
publisher:
Leadsheet Land Music, Polite Music, Tiny Tunes and Zevon Music
4.93:26
6Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
engineer:
Dennis Kirk and Greg Ladanyi
producer:
Jackson Browne (American singer-songwriter) and Waddy Wachtel
bass:
Bob Glaub
drums (drum set):
Russ Kunkel
organ and piano:
Warren Zevon
background vocals [harmonies]:
The Gentlemen Boys
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1978) and Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1978)
recording of:
Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
writer:
Lindell and Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
43:45
7Excitable Boy
engineer:
Dennis Kirk and Greg Ladanyi
producer:
Jackson Browne (American singer-songwriter) and Waddy Wachtel
bass:
Bob Glaub
drums (drum set):
Russel Kunkel
guitar family:
Waddy Wachtel
piano:
Warren Zevon
saxophone:
Jim Horn (saxophonist, hornist, flutist and oboist)
background vocals [harmonies]:
Linda Ronstadt, Waddy Wachtel and Jennifer Warnes
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1978) and Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1978)
recording of:
Excitable Boy
writer:
Marinell and Zevon
publisher:
Polite Music and Zevon Music
4.352:40
8Lawyers, Guns and Money
engineer:
Dennis Kirk and Greg Ladanyi
producer:
Jackson Browne (American singer-songwriter) and Waddy Wachtel
bass and bass guitar:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt)
drums (drum set):
Rick Marotta (US drummer/percussionist)
guitar and guitar family:
Waddy Wachtel
piano:
Warren Zevon
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1978)
recording of:
Lawyers, Guns and Money
writer:
Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
4.53:30
9Interlude No. 1 / Play It All Night Long
3:17
10A Certain Girl
3:07
11Looking for the Next Best Thing
producer:
Greg Ladanyi, Waddy Wachtel and Warren Zevon
bass:
Bob Glaub
drums (drum set):
Jeff Porcaro
guitar:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt)
guitar family:
Waddy Wachtel
piano and synthesizer:
Warren Zevon
background vocals [harmonies]:
Graham Nash and J.D. Souther
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1982)
recording of:
Looking for the Next Best Thing
writer:
Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt), Marinelli and Zevon
publisher:
Tiny Tunes, Valgovind Music and Zevon Music
3:38
12Detox Mansion3:14
13Reconsider Me
recording of:
Reconsider Me
lyricist and composer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
3:26
14Boom Boom Mancini
recording of:
Boom Boom Mancini
writer:
Warren Zevon
4:49
15Splendid Isolation
recording of:
Splendid Isolation
lyricist and composer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
4:29
16Raspberry Beret
cover recording of:
Raspberry Beret
lyricist and composer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”)
publisher:
Controversy Music
53:54
17Searching for a Heart
recording of:
Searching for a Heart
lyricist and composer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
34:17
18Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
32:52
19Mr. Bad Example
43:22
20Mutineer
recording of:
Mutineer
writer:
Warren Zevon
publisher:
Zevon Music
33:17
21I Was in the House When the House Burned Down43:04
22Genius
35:01