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==About the Song==
 
==About the Song==
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The song is often considered to be Warren's epitaph on the life he had led. Although not entirely self-referential, much of the song's imagery can be thought of as metaphors for Warren Zevon's life. The song is sung in a fashion similar to [[:wikipedia:Country music|country-western music]] (much in the same way that "[[Rub Me Raw]]" is sang in a [[:wikipedia:Blues music|blues]] style), and ends with Warren asking "Who'll lay me out and ease my worried mind, while I'm winding down my dirty life and times?"
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The song is often considered to be Warren's epitaph on the life he had led. Although not entirely self-referential, much of the song's imagery can be thought of as metaphors for Warren Zevon's life. The song is sung in a fashion similar to country-western music (much in the same way that "[[Rub Me Raw]]" is sang in a blues style), and ends with Warren asking "Who'll lay me out and ease my worried mind, while I'm winding down my dirty life and times?"
   
 
The song's title was later reused for [[Crystal Zevon]]'s biographical work ''[[I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon]]''.
 
The song's title was later reused for [[Crystal Zevon]]'s biographical work ''[[I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon]]''.
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== Song Lyrics ==
 
== Song Lyrics ==
 
{{Lyrics Copyright}}
 
{{Lyrics Copyright}}
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[[Image:Biography.png|150px|thumb|right|Biography]]
 
   
 
Some days I feel like my shadow's casting me
 
Some days I feel like my shadow's casting me

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