AWARDS:Warren Zevon’s legendary career includes over 18 albums, 2 Gold Records, 1 Platinum Record, 2 Grammy® Awards, an Honorary Presidential Award from NARAS, and numerous Songwriter of The Year Awards from publications like Rolling Stone Magazine. His biggest hit, “Werewolves of London” continues to make critic lists as one of the best rock songs of all time...especially in October, when those “Hallowe’en Songs” lists are presented.
The Gold® Records:
Excitable Boy: certified Gold 04/17/1978
A Quiet Normal Life; certified Gold 12/04/1998
The Wind; certified Gold ??? (RIAA doesn’t list it)
The Platinum® Record:
Excitable Boy; certified Platinum 11/07/1997
The Grammy Award® Winners - February 8, 2004
Best Contemporary Folk Album:
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal:
“Disorder In The House”
Warren Zevon & Bruce Springsteen
The Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” Memorial Tribute
On Friday, June 4, 2010, prolific Variety journalist Army Archerd was honored by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) in Beverly Hills. Army’s widow, Selma Archerd, accepted the special memorial tribute called the Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” award. The first recipient of this award, Army Archerd was chosen because of the tragic shared connection to Warren Zevon, both of whom lost their lives to the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma.
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced that the organization is posthumously honoring Ron Cyrus with the 2011 Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” Memorial Tribute. Cyrus, most widely known as the father of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and grandfather of pop singer/actress Miley Cyrus, spent 21 years as a Kentucky Legislator. He passed away in 2006 from mesothelioma, a rare asbestos cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The Warren Tribute will be presented at ADAO’s Seventh Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference April 2, 2011 in Atlanta, Ga.
Los Angeles, CA. - Jan. 12, 2012 - The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) today announced that it is honoring Steve McQueen with the Warren Zevon "Keep Me in Your Heart" Memorial Tribute Award. McQueen, a global cinema legend in the 1960s and 1970s, passed away in 1980 from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The Warren Zevon Tribute will be presented at noon on March 31, 2012, at ADAO's 8th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Jordan Zevon, ADAO National Spokesperson, will be honored with the Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Memorial Tribute for his tireless dedication to ADAO.
Congressman Bruce Vento will be honored posthumously with the Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Memorial Tribute for his countless years of public service as a legislator and public servant.
Troi Atkinson, a mesothelioma patient, will be honored with the Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award for being an ADAO Ambassador to increase asbestos and mesothelioma awareness.
Clarence Borel will be honored posthumously with the Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Tribute Award for being a leader in establishing corporate responsibility for those who sell asbestos products and protecting the rights of workers by compensating those who were harmed.
Quincy Jones will be recognized with the Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” Tribute Award for using his comedic and storytelling talent to help raise awareness and action for mesothelioma and asbestos-caused diseases.