For Jordan Zevon, the past year has been—as he puts it—"hell." Last September, Jordan lost his father—rock legend Warren Zevon, best known for his 1978 hit "Werewolves of London"—who died at age 56 of lung cancer. Six months later Jordan lost his photographer mother, Tule Dillow, to breast cancer. But amid the sorrow, Jordan committed himself to producing a tribute album for his father, which he swore to release after his death. "I don't want to be wheeled out onstage and have some kind of weepy moment," Warren told his son. Instead, Jordan, 35, has honored his father with a compilation called Enjoy Every Sandwich, featuring an impressively eclectic group of musicians including Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen—as well as a few quirky choices such as Billy Bob Thornton and Adam Sandler—performing covers of Warren's songs. "We wanted to make sure it wasn't one of those cookie-cutter tributes," says Jordan, who juggled producing the record and nursing his mother last winter. "Everything he did was for someone else," says his wife, Jodie, 36, whom Jordan married in August. "He's a natural caretaker." The end result? "When I get to the next level and meet up with him again," says Jordan, "this CD is either going to get me a posthumous ass-kicking or a big hug."
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