Tag: Warren Zevon


Popdose Sports: The Hockey Rock Canon Keeps Growing

Hockey and power chords go together like beer and arena junk food. Plenty of sports make liberal use of “jock rock” — ESPN and...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: “Now That’s What I Call Halloween”

It’s so interesting that I was asked to review Now That’s What I Call Halloween, a definitive, all-encompassing compilation of...

Music, News

New Video: Jason Myles Goss, “Black Nights”

The new video for Jason Myles Goss' song, "Black Lights"...


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Five

There's a riot goin' on...in our list of the 100 best albums of the '70s. Find out where Sly places...and what else made the list!...

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 72

With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for...

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Believes in Rock Again After a Concert, Episode 1,829

In sports, there’s nothing more annoying than a fan who jumps on the bandwagon of a winning team, then overcompensates for the time he...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Final.

Three years and a couple thousand songs later, Bottom Feeders comes to an end with the letter Z from Billboard Rock Charts. ...



2011 Outlook: Thomas Dolby, the Raveonettes, and More

More music news from Popdose, including Thomas Dolby, Greg Dulli's Twilight Singers, and Queens of Dogtown, from the Showtime series...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Voting, Elections, and Heartbreak”

In the U.S., it happens every two years: political campaigns, people voting, and ultimately heartbreak. The week's Mix Six is dedicated...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 14

What's the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 103

After two years and more than 100 posts, Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders reaches its conclusion. Parting is such a son of a bitch -- but Dave's...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Crayon Angel: A Tribute to the Music of Judee Sill”

The history of popular music is filled with stories of triumph and tragedy. Among the latter, no story is more tragic than that of Judee...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Everything That Happens, and a Little After That

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to see David Byrne live in concert. It was purported to be a celebration of the work he did with...


Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: “Warren Zevon” (Collector’s Edition)

October 30, 2002 – It was close to the end when Warren Zevon made what everyone knew would be his final appearance on Late Night with...


Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Werewolves

“But suddenly a mighty tumult arose, and there were cries of “The werewolf!” “The werewolf!” Terror seized...


Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw. Dunphy On… De-evolution

Actually, this column is titled “De-evolution, or Long Distance Pissing on the Moon,” but I didn’t think that would be...


Music, White Label

White Label Friday: Warren Zevon, “Leave My Monkey Alone”

Los Angeles, September 1987. The director of A&R at Virgin Records rolls out of bed at three in the afternoon, his mind a fog after a...