On April 7, 2005, the Internet Archive website received permission from Jordan Zevon for live Warren Zevon shows to be hosted at the Live Music Archive, allowing the free exchange of unreleased live Warren Zevon material from their website.
Jordan also wrote at warrenzevon.com:
To any and all at archive.org. Please allow our members to trade thier live recordings on your site….
As long as there is no charge for exchanging these files, we support trading unreleased live material.
Available on these live concerts are many excellent blues covers, covers of other notable California singer-songwriters songs, jazz standards, unreleased original material, as well as unique versions of other well known Warren Zevon songs from his turbulent career.
from Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, 25 January 1988, “Sentimental Hygiene”:
from The Shadow, Kansas City, MO, 20 November 1990, “Stop Breaking Down” and “One Woman Man”:
from Raul’s Roadside Attraction, Portland, ME, 30 November 1988, “Travelin’ Riverside Blues” and “Trouble”:
from The Warehouse, Rochester, NY, 26 November 1988, “Drop Down Mama”:
from Unknown Venue, Atlanta, Georgia, 15 Jun 1993, “Renegade”:
At present, there are 74 live Warren Zevon shows in the archive from which to choose, ranging from radio broadcasts, from which rare bootlegs such as ‘The Offender Meets the Pretender’ (with Jackson Browne) first originated, audience tapes, and soundboard tapes. The Live Music Archive currently has 53,712 concert recordings from 3,113 independent artists, as well as more established artists and musical ensembles with permissive rules about recording their concerts such as the Grateful Dead, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Ween.