JACKSON BROWNE was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.During a career spanning five decades he has written some of the finest songs in popular music. v=t-d CDn IZvz Q wonderful music and an excellent album! When I posted the above video of A Thousand Kisses Deep I didn't realise that Alexandru Bublitchi, the new member of Old Ideas World Tour was the violinist featured in it. out-may-11 A soulful anti-war folk song (written by Sydney Carter) from this same album: Crow On The Cradle - You can hear what a deep thinker and humanitarian he was from the beginning especially with the title song "Everyman" on this his second album.No longer the high-schooler/songwriter with the unharnessed voice, Jackson has become a shiny, if not perfectly polished performer.With two successful albums – and even a hit single-behind him, he is a recording star.
Born on October 9, 1948, in Heidelberg, Germany, Jackson Browne was the son of an American serviceman stationed overseas.(The hit single “Here Come Those Tears Again” was co-written with Nancy Farnsworth, Major’s mother, before the album was recorded.) Even more poignant are the twin reflections on fatherhood: In “The Only Child,” Browne speaks to his own son (“And remember to be kind/When the pain of another will serve you to remind”) while addressing his own distant father in “Daddy’s Tune” (“I don’t know why it was so hard to talk to you/I guess my anger pulled me through”).Local Color“Despair was ubiquitous in Los Angeles in 1976,” wrote Barney Hoskyns in his book .Here, Martin Chilton counts down his best 25 songs in reverse order.A Child’s Garden of Jackson Browne It’s a long way Jackson Browne has come – from his whining days at the Paradox in Orange, at the Dom in the Village, and at Troubadour hoots in Hollywood.“It was like looking at a photograph coming up in a solution,” Browne later told journalist Paul Nelson.