Given the glut of tribute records released over the past couple of decades, it seems impossible that Jackson Browne hasn't gotten one yet -- but that oversight will be corrected on April 1, when an all-star assemblage of musicians comes together for the double-disc set 'Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne.'
As Jackson Browne prepared to release his sixth studio album, the singer-songwriter was at the peak of his pop success. His previous LP, 1980’s ‘Hold Out,’ was Browne’s first (and only) album to hit #1 on the Billboard charts. Plus, he had scored his biggest hit single with 1982’s ‘Somebody’s Baby,’ featured on the soundtrack to ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High.’
Earlier today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced a new round of presenters and performers who will take the stage at the 2013 induction ceremony on Thursday, April 18. Legendary rockers Jackson Browne and John Fogerty have been added to the evening's star-studded performance roster.
Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times — and there’s no better time than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work, and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
Singer / songwriter Jackson Browne, who has sold over 17 million records in his long and storied career, turns 64 on Oct. 9. Browne began his career in New York's Greenwich Village, joining up with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and soon becoming a songwriter for Elektra Records' publishing company.
He successfully continued to write tunes for others while per