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Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne

Various ArtistsAudio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

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listen  1. These DaysBlind Pilot, Don Henley 3:35$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Everywhere I GoBonnie Raitt, David Lindley 4:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Running on EmptyBob Schneider 4:54$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Fountain of SorrowIndigo Girls 7:47$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Doctor My EyesPaul Thorn 3:29$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. For EverymanJimmy Lafave 6:53$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Barricades of HeavenGriffin House 5:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Our Lady of the WellLyle Lovett 3:53$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Jamaica Say You WillBen Harper 3:22$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Before the DelugeEliza Gilkyson 5:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. For a DancerVenice 4:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Looking into YouKevin Welch 5:41$1.29  Buy MP3 


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listen  1. Rock Me on the WaterKeb' Mo' 4:15$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. The PretenderLucinda Williams 6:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. RosieLyle Lovett 3:43$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Something FineKarla Bonoff 4:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Too Many AngelsJoan As Police Woman, Marc Cohn 4:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Your Bright Baby BluesSara Watkins, Sean Watkins 6:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Linda PalomaBruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa 3:46Album Only
listen  8. Call It a LoanShawn Colvin 4:28$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. I'm AliveBruce Hornsby 4:05$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Late for the SkyJoan Osborne 5:17$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. My Opening FarewellJ.D. Souther 4:54$1.29  Buy MP3 


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (April 1, 2014)
  • Original Release Date: 2014
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Music Road Records
  • ASIN: B00I3TWZ9Y
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #343 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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60 of 63 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars For Everyman April 2, 2014
By J. Moss
Format:Audio CD
Back in 1975, I was 15 years old, and a friend turned me on to Jackson Browne's first three albums. They soon became the very poetic fabric of my life, full of observations of live and love, and then came 'The Pretender' and 'Running on Empty' and 'Hold On' and, if he had just stopped there, he would have recorded a lifetime's worth of memorable music. But he's given us even more since then, and the world is a better place with Jackson Browne in it.

Having said that, I was both excited and apprehensive when I heard about this release, because many tribute albums fall short of being memorable. But this collection is absolutely stellar. 5-star performances from a great assortment of artists, and it achieves the rare feat of making a record produced by over 20 different people (as each song was produced by a different producer) sound cohesive, consistent, and beautiful.

The interpretations of Jackson's songs here are mostly wonderful, sometimes revealing, and worthy of repeated listening. The producers of this collection have picked an excellent assortment of his songs, concentrating on songs from his first 8 years of recording. Most of these versions are both beautiful and passionate, while at the same time making you want to revisit Jackson's original versions.

Joan Osborne's "Late for the Sky", Keb' Mo''s "Rock Me on the Water", Lyle Lovett's "Our Lady of the Well" and "Rosie", Ben Harper's "Jamaica Say You Will", "Eliza Gilkyson's "Before the Deluge" and Jimmy LaFave's "For Everyman" are just some of the standout cuts for me, but this is a solid 2 discs of wonderful music. Whether you grew up with Jackson or are new to his music, you'll appreciate this collection of his songs.
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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A worthy tribute album April 1, 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This project does a good job of gathering a lot of musicians who inhabit the same "soundscape" as Jackson Browne and letting them each put their own spin on one of his songs. Some of the musicians stick closely to Browne's original arrangements, while others do something unexpected. Altogether, though, it is still pleasing to folks who would have been fans of Jackson Browne in the first place. Unlike the recent Peter Gabriel tribute ("And I'll Scratch Yours"...which would make most PG fan cringe in horror), this set will provide an enjoyable listen for long-time fans of JB.

Joan Osborne's "Late for the Sky" and Bruce Hornsby's "I'm Alive" put new spins on these songs. You'd expect Hornsby to relish the opportunity to cover the gorgeous piano from JB's original, but instead, Hornsby puts a new acoustic spin on the song. It's interesting...not better than the original, but a nice new way to envision the song. Osborne engages in a similar move, also turning a piano-based song into one featuring her signature plaintive guitar sound.

Other highlights include Don Henley's "These Days," Bonnie Raitt's "Everywhere I Go," the Indigo Girls' "Fountains of Sorrow," Marc Cohn's "Too Many Angels," and Bruce Springsteen's "Linda Paloma." None of their interpretations are earth-shattering. Rather, these musicians seem to also betray their admiration for Jackson Browne as they provide enjoyable performances that show respect to Browne's original compositions.

While some reviewers may be a bit disappointed that only a few of the performers sought to create surprising approaches to the songs, most Jackson Browne fans will enjoy a tribute album featuring songs they know and love, but can still sing along to while enjoying new voices singing Browne's beautiful, poetic lines.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Song Playing Right in My Ear April 6, 2014
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Tribute CDs are a very difficult balancing act to pull off well. If they're too different from the original, people get cranky; if they're too similar, people say, "Why not just listen to the original artist?" "Looking Into You" is a strong tribute set and highlights how brilliant of a songwriter Jackson Browne is. There are no tracks on the set that are clinkers. That said, I do have some particular gems to which I gravitate. On the first disc, Don Henley & Blind Pilot lead off with a stunning rendition of the brilliant song "These Days." It is different enough from Browne's own gorgeous version that Henley and Blind Pilot's Israel Nebeker's vocals totally fill the emotional space of longing and regret, "These days I seem to think a lot about the things I forgot to do for you & all the times I had the chance to." It's a GREAT opening track. Indigo Girls do a blockbuster reading on Browne's gorgeous "Fountain of Sorrow." I totally connect with Amy Ray's vocals and the gorgeous harmonies with Emily Sailers, "What I was seeing wasn't what was happening at all." While I do have a CD by the band Venice, I don't wait with breathless anticipation over their each and every release, but their touring work with Jackson Browne gives them a real feel for what has always one of my favorite songs by Browne. "For A Dancer" reflects brilliant depth of feeling in dealing with the issue of loss, "I don't know what happens when people die; Can't seem to grasp it as hard as I try; It's like a song I can hear playing right in my ear that I can't sing, but I can't help listening. Read more ›
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Very good variety
Published 2 days ago by james white
5.0 out of 5 stars Heart felt covers of a Music and Lyric Master
I am a lifetime fan of Jackson Browne. This range of covers was tasteful and I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of offerrings. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Fresh Versions of Classic Jackson Browne
Jackson Browne is a poet and, though he denies it, a prophet. His songs are elegant, literate and thoughtful, still bring me to tears. Read more
Published 5 days ago by C. L. H.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
If you are a music lover with real taste this album is for you!
Published 5 days ago by Colin M. Graham
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Absolutely Awsome!
Published 8 days ago by mark r baravetto
5.0 out of 5 stars True to Jackson!
J.D. Souther's version of My Opening Farewell is worth the price of admission alone. But the entire collection is beautifully done. Read more
Published 9 days ago by Kim Houchen
5.0 out of 5 stars Jackson Browne has long been a favorite of mine
Jackson Browne has long been a favorite of mine. Oftentimes, artists will sing their version of another artist's songs and completely ruin them. But not on this album. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Donna Stillman
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
If you are a fan of Jackson Browne, but this now.
Published 1 month ago by Lancruiser
5.0 out of 5 stars It wears well
These compilation albums or tribute albums don't always work out well, but this one is fabulous. Every cut is strong. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Adobehead
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I like it my wife loves it.
Published 1 month ago by Tim Turton
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