Sunday , July 21 2024

Warren Zevon’s Bright Twilight

I had the great fortune of getting an early advance of the new, fateful, final Warren Zevon CD, “The Wind.” Besides being a fan for over 25 years, we also met Zevon at the big Blogger Bash at Brian Linse’s last summer. We even had some pics Dawn took.

So it turned into a big production/review/memoir kind of deal. Please check it out if you get a chance at – audio clips of the new CD (out in August) will be up on the story tomorrow:

    Warren Zevon, among rock’s most distinctive, enduring and disturbing singer-songwriters, has spent his life wrestling with the angels of creativity and compassion and with the demons of self-abuse and cynicism. Now, at 56, Zevon is dying of cancer. He has responded to his “impending doom” – his term – with courage, humor, humility and a stunning new album, “The Wind.” It is at once a summation of Zevon’s career and a life-affirming celebration of the joys of music-making.

    TO BE RELEASED in August, “The Wind” bursts with creativity – his own and that of his dearest friends and contemporaries: Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris, Ry Cooder, David Lindley, and his long-time collaborator Jorge Calderon.

    When I received an e-mail a few days ago asking if I was interested in hearing a pre-release copy of the new, fateful, final Warren Zevon album, I almost broke my keyboard replying YES…..

More on Zevon here, here, here, here, here, and here.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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