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Overview (4)

Born in Heidelberg, Germany
Birth NameClyde Jackson Browne
Nickname Tarbaby
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jackson Browne was born in Germany. His father, Clyde Jack Browne, worked for the US Army. His mother's name is Beatrice Amanda Dahl. Jackson's musical career began in the late 1960s. He played with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band before they released their first album, played with Tim Buckley, who introduced him to Nico. On Nico's first album "Chelsea Girls" are three songs (co-)written by JB. His first own record was released in 1972. From the very beginning, he played with some of the best and famous musicians, among those are David Crosby, Joni Mitchell, The Eagles, David Lindley, Warren Zevon, Bonnie Raitt. Jackson was part of "Artists United against Apartheid" and "Musicians United for Save Energy (MUSE)" (No Nukes).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Stefan Mintert <mintert@irb.informatik.uni-dortmund.de>

Spouse (2)

Lynne Sweeney (17 January 1981 - 1983) (divorced) (1 child)
Phyllis Major (December 1975 - 25 March 1976) (her death) (1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Calm, soft-spoken demeanour
Mellow, soft voice
Melancholy, introspective lyrics

Trivia (11)

Son Ethan Zane Browne born November 2, 1973.
Son Ryan Daniel Browne born January 28, 1982.
His first wife, Phyllis Major, committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.
His second wife, model Lynne Sweeney, divorced him and returned to her native Australia after he started a public romance with actress Daryl Hannah.
In fall of 2004, he participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of George W. Bush in the U.S. presidential election.
In 1986, during the height of the Reagan administration, his album "Lives In the Balance" was released, with stridently political songs critical of then-current situations. Elektra Records refused to produce a video for the album's title track, so Browne produced one out of his own pocket.
Jackson Browne attended the 2nd annual HatcH audiovisual festival in Bozeman, MT, in October 2005 to present the HatcH Gibson Guitar New Musician Award to Chris Webster.
The back cover of his 1976 album "The Pretender" shows Kenneth Rexroth's translation of Pablo Neruda's poem "Brown and Agile Child".
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
Produced albums for Warren Zevon.
Produced the Eagles' 1972 debut album, and co-wrote many of the tracks.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on a 1967 visit to Peter Tork's Laurel Canyon mansion] Jimi Hendrix was up there jamming with Buddy Miles in the pool house, and Peter's girlfriend was playing the drums, naked.

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