Jackson Browne

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Rock Singer
Date of Birth October 9, 1948
Place of Birth Heidelberg, Germany
Age 72 years old
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Jackson Browne

Clyde Jackson Browne is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States. Coming to prominence in the 1970s, Browne has written and recorded songs such as "These Days", "The Pretender", "Running on Empty", "Lawyers in Love", "Doctor My Eyes", "Take It Easy", "For a Rocker", and "Somebody's Baby". In 2004, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and given an honorary doctorate of music by Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. In 2015, Rolling Stone ranked him as 37th in its list of the "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time".

Birth name: Clyde Jackson Browne
Born: October 9, 1948, Heidelberg, Germany
Origin: Los Angeles, California, U.S
Genres: Rock, folk rock, country rock, soft rock
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, musician, political activist
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active: 1966–present
Labels: Elektra, Adrenaline Music Group, Inside, Asylum
Associated acts: Warren Zevon, Eagles, David Lindley, Waddy Wachtel, Bonnie Raitt, Clarence Clemons, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, Joan Baez, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bruce Springsteen, Little Steven, Dawes, Roy Orbison, The Chieftains, Nico
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About Jackson Browne

Singer-songwriter and musician known for such songs as "Running on Empty," "These Days," and "Doctor My Eyes." He has sold millions of albums worldwide.

Before Fame

He graduated from Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, California, in 1966, after which he relocated to Greenwich Village in New York and joined the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.


He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.

Family Life

He married model Phyllis Major in 1975. She committed suicide in March 1976. He married model Lynne Sweeney in January 1981, but they divorced in 1983. He briefly dated actress Daryl Hannah. He has two sons, Ethan and Ryan. He began dating Dianna Cohen in the mid-'90s.


He was close friends with musician Glenn Frey. Browne wrote the song "Take It Easy" with Frey, which later became a hit for Frey's band The Eagles.

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Latest information about Jackson Browne updated on January 26, 2021.