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Jackson Browne - One Of The Most Loved Folk Singers Of All Time
casino blog
01 April 2010

Jackson Browne - One Of The Most Loved Folk Singers Of All TimeEasily one of the most loved personable folk singers of all time, and also one of the biggest clean energy advocates, Jackson Browne is an American icon—and world icon, moreover—in the truest sense of the word. In his early career, he ran neck-and-neck with Bob Dylan for the top spot of best personal writer-performers, and he remains a legend today.

Browne was born Clyde Jackson Browne on October 9, 1948 in Heidelberg, Germany. Technically, he was still an American, born overseas due to his father being stationed in Germany at the time. By the age of 3, Browne had returned home with his family and settled in Los Angeles, California. It was here his passion for music developed.

By the time Browne was in high school, he began performing folk music in local clubs around the area. In 1966, right after graduating from Sunny Hills High School, Browne joined the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – one of the most successful bands in the history of country and folk music.

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