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
Jackson Browne, whose songs have always looked at the intersection of matters personal and political, will perform at a 'Get Out the Vote' rally in Madison, Wis. on June 1. The rally is in advance of the recall vote of Wis. Gov. Scott Walker on June 5. The free event, which will be held at the Madison Labor Temple at 5:30PM, will also feature Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, and Tim McIlrath of the punk band Rise Against.