About the Artist
Jacksons artistry was recognized with his 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the honor eloquently delivered by friend and fellow Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen. He also received in 2004 an honorary Doctorate of Music from Occidental College in Los Angeles, for "a remarkable musical career that has successfully combined an intensely personal artistry with a broader vision of social justice."
Brownes latest album release is 2005s Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic Vol. 1, presenting twelve songs culled from his acclaimed solo acoustic concerts performed worldwide over the past few years. The disc also captures spirited and humorous exchanges between Jackson and his audience, making for an intimate listening experience. Set for release October 11, 2005, Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic Vol. 1 is Inside Recordings' inaugural release under its direct distribution deal with ADA. Presenting twelve songs culled from Brownes extensive and critically acclaimed solo acoustic concerts around the world over the past few years, the disc also captures both spirited and humorous exchanges between Jackson and his audiences, making for a truly intimate listening experience. This new compilation, produced by Jackson Browne and Paul Dieter, is his first live release since his 1977 multi-platinum album Running On Empty. Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic Vol. 1 also marks the recording debut! of a song more than three decades old, "The Birds Of St. Marks," not previously released in any form. Featuring solo performances on both guitar and piano, the album's track listing reaches back to Brownes early years with "These Days" and "Take It Easy," and spans his entire career with other highlights including "Fountain Of Sorrow," "For Everyman," "The Pretender" and "Looking East." A stirring live version of "Lives In The Balance," the title track from Jacksons powerful 1986 album, will be the new albums lead single.