Warren Zevon

1947 - 2003

Warren Zevon

Warren William Zevon (; January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician. Zevon's most famous compositions include "Werewolves of London", "Lawyers, Guns and Money", and "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner", all of which are featured on his third album, Excitable Boy (1978), whose title track is also well-known. He also wrote major hits that were recorded by other artists, including "Poor Poor Pitiful Me", "Accidentally Like a Martyr", "Mohammed's Radio", "Carmelita", and "Hasten Down the Wind". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Warren Zevon has received more than 2,651,060 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,442nd most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Warren Zevon ranks 1,445 out of 2,258Before him are Red Mitchell, Rick Danko, Rick J. Jordan, Chris Poland, John Taylor, and Boz Burrell. After him are John Sebastian, Mark Lanegan, Mauro Maur, Arthur Lee, The Rev, and Avishai Cohen.

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Among people born in 1947, Warren Zevon ranks 438Before him are Yordanka Blagoeva, Franco Trappoli, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, John Lipsky, Linda Thorson, and Larry James. After him are Gardner Dozois, Jacques-Édouard Alexis, Meredith Baxter, Navin Ramgoolam, Mike Chapman, and Laura Nyro. Among people deceased in 2003, Warren Zevon ranks 208Before him are Edwin Starr, Mike Larrabee, Yun Hyon-seok, Joseph Saidu Momoh, Conrad Hall, and William C. McCool. After him are Bernard Dowiyogo, Suzy Parker, Lana Clarkson, Dave DeBusschere, Janice Rule, and Carol Shields.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Warren Zevon ranks 6,925 out of 12,171Before him are Jimmy Bryan (1926), Ellen S. Baker (1953), John Romero (1967), Bronson Pinchot (1959), Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), and Jason Beghe (1960). After him are Ralph Abernathy (1926), Ashlyn Gere (1959), Mark Lanegan (1964), Bill Maher (1956), William F. Buckley Jr. (1925), and Harold Eugene Edgerton (1903).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Warren Zevon ranks 565Before him are Jack White (1975), Richard Fortus (1966), Michael Tilson Thomas (1944), Larry Adler (1914), Red Mitchell (1927), and Chris Poland (1957). After him are Mark Lanegan (1964), The Rev (1981), Dan Hartman (1950), Alan Jay Lerner (1918), Michael Anthony (1954), and Rex Brown (1964).