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Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon - Original 1976 US Pressed Asylum label 11-track LP

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ArtistWarren Zevon
TitleWarren Zevon - Original 1976 US Pressed Asylum label 11-track LP
Price € 40
Record labelAsylum Records
Catalogue no7E-1060
Year of release1976
GradingVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Insert)/VG++ (Cover)
Stock listWarren Zevon
Additional infoOriginal 1976 US Pressed Asylum label 11-track LP - Chicago, Illinois, born singer/songwriters second album.

Vinyl has the generic company 'cloud' design labels with top door logo - this copy has (CP) printed below catalogue number.

Vinyl has machine stamped matrix info:
Side 1: 7E-1060-A3 CSM Artisan Logo A 2 5 SX
Side 2: 7E-1060-B3 CSM Artisan Logo SX B

Matrix info suggest mastering by The CP label information suggest that this copy was manufactured by Columbias Pressing Plant in Pitman, New Jersey... these would normally have a matrix identifier such as 'Pit', 'CPFR', 'P' or 'CP' - either machine stamped or hand etched.
The CSM matrix print on this copy suggests the Columbia Records Pressing Plant, in Santa Maria, Ca... our best guess is that this one stems from a Santa Maria batch manufactured with Pitman labels. Either that or this one was fabricated by the Pitman plant from an acetate supplied by the Santa Monica plant.

Vinyl comes complete with illustrated lyric insert - picture cover.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Insert)/VG++ (Cover)

Vinyl is in astonishing condition - bright, shiny and with hardly any signs of play or handling.
Labels has a very light degree of spindlewear - a couple of light, simple and superficial spindletraces in the immediate vicinity of ceter hole.
Vinyl is overall graded near mint.

Insert is likewise nice - cover still in its original - opened - shrink wrapping? has a little wear against lower corners, but is otherwise in superb condition - also graded near mint.


Side 1:
1. Frank And Jesse James 4:33
2. Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded 2:53
3. Backs Turned Looking Down The Path 2:27
4. Hasten Down The Wind 2:58
5. Poor Poor Pitiful Me 3:04
6. The French Inhaler 3:44

Side 2:
7. Mohammed's Radio 3:40
8. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead 2:56
9. Carmelita 3:32
10. Join Me In L.A. 3:13
11. Desperados Under The Eaves 4:45

All songs written by Warren Zevon

Recorded at Elektra Sound Records, Los Angeles, Ca. and at The Record Plant, Bridgeway, Sausalito.
Recorded and mixed at Sunset Sound Recorders, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Ca.
Mastered at Artisan Sound Recorders, Hollywood, Ca.
Pressed at PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN, US

Warren Zevon - harmonica, piano, rhythm guitar, string arrangements, vocals
Jackson Browne - harmony vocals on tracks 2, 3 & 11, piano on track 10, slide guitar on track 3
Waddy Wachtel - guitar, vocals
David Lindley - banjo on track 1, fiddle on tracks 1, 2 & 5, slide guitar on tracks 4 & 7, guitar on track 9
Lindsey Buckingham - guitar on track 3, harmony vocals on tracks 5 & 7
Ned Doheny - guitar on track 10
Glenn Frey - rhythm guitar on track 9, harmony vocals on tracks 6 & 9
Bob Glaub (1, 2, 4 - 7, 9 - 11), Roy Marinell (8), Marty David (3) - bass
Larry Zack (1, 2, 4 - 7, 9 - 11), Gary Mallaber (3, 8) - drums
Bobby Keys - saxophone on tracks 5, 7 & 10
Jai Winding - piano on track 5, organ &
synthesizer on track 10, vocals on track 11
Fritz Richmond - jug on track 8
Sid Sharp - strings on tracks 4, 6 & 11
Stevie Nicks - vocals on track 7 & 10
Rosemary Butler (10), Jorge Calderón (8, 11),
Phil Everly (1 & 4), Don Henley (6), Billy Hinsche (11), Bonnie Raitt (10), J.D. Souther (2, 11), Carl Wilson (11) - harmony vocals
The Gentlemen Boys (Jackson Browne, Jorge Calderón, Kenny Edwards, J. D. Souther and Waddy Wachtel) - Background Vocals (11)

Technial Credits:
Jackson Browne - production
Fritz Richmond - engineer
John Haeny - mix
Warren Zevon - Strings arrangements
Carl Wilson - vocal arrangements

Jimmy Wachtel - photography, design