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Warren Zevon | Enjoy Every Sandwich
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In 2002, Warren Zevon had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. His phobia about doctors meant that he did not receive the news until his illness was in the advanced stages.

He was a regular guest and occasional substitute band leader for the David Letterman show. On October 20, 2002, he was the only featured guest on the Letterman show. Warren admitted, “I may have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years.”

When Letterman asked if he had any insights to offer on life now with the perspective he had gained, he replied, “You’re reminded to enjoy every sandwich and every minute of playing…”


Tarantas

I recorded this tarantas in May 2008 which is filled with mistakes and even ends with the sound of traffic in West Hollywood coming through my windows. Its been almost a year since this recording and I still haven’t put the final polish on this piece. Perhaps someday soon, I will be motivated to revisit this and work out the kinks. But yeah, probably not.

These are traditional falsetas taught to me by Federico Bestevar in Los Angeles:

Tarantas

Jesus Bellido blanca © Doug Kim

Jesus Bellido blanca © Doug Kim