Title: Excitable Boy
Style: Pop Rock
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Excitable Boy is the third studio album by American musician Warren Zevon. The album was released on January 18, 1978, by Asylum Records. It includes the single "Werewolves of London", which reached No. 21 and remained in the American Top 40 for six weeks. The album brought Zevon to commercial attention and remains the best-selling album of his career.
Excitable Boy (LP, Album, PRC). Excitable Boy (Expanded & Remastered) (CDr, Album, Promo, RM). Rhino Records (2). none.
Lyrics to "Excitable Boy" song by Warren Zevon: Well, he went down to dinner in his Sunday best Excitable boy, they all said And he rubbed the pot . .He took in the four . show at the Clark Excitable boy, they all said And he bit the usherette's leg in the dark Excitable boy, they all said Well, he's just an excitable boy. He took little Suzie to the Junior Prom Excitable boy, they all said And he raped her and killed her, then he took her home Excitable boy, they all said Well, he's just an excitable boy After ten long years they let him out of the home Excitable boy, they all said And he dug up her grave and built a cage. with her bones Excitable boy, they all said Well, he's just an excitable boy.
Warren Zevon's pungent vocals and dry wit immediately stood out among his California soft-rock contemporaries. But he really got comfortable with his idiosyncratic style on his third album, creating a loose, rocking sound that juxtaposes beautifully with his dark sense of humor. Zevon's flair for irony shines on the twangy "Accidentally Like a Martyr" and the cowboy ballad "Veracruz
Excitable Boy's 1976 predecessor (Warren Zevon) may be a more consistent album, but this is the one that put Zevon in the public consciousness as someone to keep an eye on-for protection as well as promise. Disc: 1. 1. Johnny Strikes Up The Band. 2. Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner. 3. Excitable Boy. 4. Werewolves Of London. 5. Accidentally Like A Martyr. 6. Nighttime In The Switching Yard. 8. Tenderness On The Block. 9. Lawyers, Guns And Money.
How Warren Zevon Broke Through With ‘Excitable Boy’. With his third album, Excitable Boy, released in January 1978, Warren Zevon finally broke through the gates of the mainstream to become a commercial success. Zevon had been kicking around the music business since the mid-'60s. It went on to crack the Billboard Top 10, and was certified gold shortly after its release. Masterpieces: The Very Best Albums From More Than 100 Classic Rock Acts. Next: Top 10 Warren Zevon Songs. Filed Under: Warren Zevon. Categories: Anniversaries.
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|1||Johnny Strikes Up The Band
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPercussion – Danny KortchmarPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – Waddy WachtelWritten-By – Warren Zevon
|2||Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelOrgan – Warren ZevonPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen BoysWritten-By – David Lindell, Warren Zevon
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonSaxophone – Jim HornVocals [Harmony] – Jennifer Warnes, Linda Ronstadt, Waddy WachtelWritten-By – LeRoy P. Marinell, Warren Zevon
|4||Werewolves Of London
Bass – John McVieDrums – Mick FleetwoodGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonWritten-By – LeRoy P. Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
|5||Accidentally Like A Martyr
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – Russell Kunkel*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – Karla Bonoff, The Gentlemen BoysWritten-By – Warren Zevon
|6||Nighttime In The Switching Yard
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Danny Kortchmar, Waddy WachtelSynthesizer – Waddy Wachtel, Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen BoysWritten-By – David Lindell, Jorge Calderón, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelHarp [Mexican] – Arthur GerstPerformer [Jarana] – Luis DamianPerformer [Requinto] – Manuel VasquezPiano – Warren ZevonRecorder – Jim HornVocals [Harmony] – Jorge CalderónWritten-By – Jorge Calderón, Warren Zevon
|8||Tenderness On The Block
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonVocals [Harmony] – The Gentlemen BoysWritten-By – Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon
|9||Lawyers, Guns And Money
Bass – Kenny EdwardsDrums – Rick MarottaGuitar – Waddy WachtelPiano – Warren ZevonWritten-By – Warren Zevon
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
- Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
- Published By – Zevon Music Inc.
- Published By – Polite Music
- Published By – Swallow Turn Music
- Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
- Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
- Design, Photography By – Jimmy Wachtel
- Engineer [Assistant] – George Ybarra, Serge Reyes
- Engineer, Mixed By – Dennis Kirk, Greg Ladanyi
- Management – Jerome J. Cohen
- Photography By [Prepared By] – Crystal Zevon
- Photography By [Willy On The Plate] – Lorrie Sullivan
- Producer – Jackson Browne, Waddy Wachtel
- Songwriter [Jungle Pilot] – D. E. Lindell Von Starich*
NotesSpecialty Records Corporation pressing denoted by SP plant code on labels.
Black and orange 1980s Asylum label
No bar code on back cover
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): 6E-118-A SP
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): 6E-118-B SP
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched): 6E-118 ASP 1-5
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched): 6E-118B 30 2
- Rights Society: BMI
- Rights Society: ASCAP
- Pressing Plant ID: SP
|6E-118||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (LP, Album, PRC)||Asylum Records||6E-118||US||1978|
|R2 101778||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (CD, Album, Club, RE, RM)||Rhino Records||R2 101778||US||2007|
|none||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (Expanded & Remastered) (CDr, Album, Promo, RM)||Rhino Records||none||US||2007|
|2300038||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (LP, Album)||Asylum Records||2300038||Colombia||1978|
|8122-79997-7||Warren Zevon||Excitable Boy (CD, Album, RE)||Asylum Records, Rhino Records||8122-79997-7||Europe||2007|