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Album Review

Jackson Browne: Running On Empty: 2019 Remaster

Read "Running On Empty: 2019 Remaster" reviewed by Doug Collette


There is no other album quite like Running On Empty in Jackson Browne's discography. But then, there may be no other album comparable in contemporary rock: it is an absolutely unflinching portrait of an artist looking for a connection to the muse and only fleetingly establishing one. In a sense, this 1977 album resides at the opposite end of the creative spectrum from the masterwork Late For The Sky (Asylum,1974) wherein this archetypal singer/songwriter captured an early peak of excellence ...

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Live Review

Jackson Brown at Walmart Arkansas Music Amphitheater

Read "Jackson Brown at Walmart Arkansas Music Amphitheater" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Jackson Browne Walmart Arkansas Music Amphitheater Cox Concert Series Rogers, Arkansas Saturday, October 17, 2015 I love nostalgia. It is the romance in my thought and it indeed had its way with me seeing Jackson Browne. The problem with nostalgia is it will never be 1974 again and I will never hear Late for the Sky for the first time again. Nevertheless, the diptych of “For a Dancer" and “Fountain of Sorrow" was ...

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Album Review

Jackson Browne / David Lindley: Love Is Strange

Read "Love Is Strange" reviewed by Doug Collette


Jackson Browne and David Lindley's Love Is Strange isn't merely a clever reworking of familiar material. On the contrary, it is brilliantly conceived and executed reinterpretation of songs in which the principals and their comrades display as much respect for each other as musicians as they do the extraordinary compositions themselves.

Recorded over five nights of concerts in Spain during March of 2006, this double-CD reunites Browne and Lindley, who collaborated as band mates during most of the seventies and ...

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Live Review

Jackson Browne at The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont

Read "Jackson Browne at The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont" reviewed by Doug Collette


Jackson Browne Shelburne Museum Shelburne, Vermont July 14th, 2009

Jackson Browne should have opened his two-set performance with “I'm Alive," closed it with “Running On Empty," and encored with the much-requested “Redneck Friend." In so doing he'd have effectively avoided the pedestrian moments early in the first set ("Boulevard," “Tender is the Night") and framed his entire show in such a way as to highlight the mix of new and old material.


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