Jackson Browne is born on a U.S. Army base in Heidelberg, West Germany.
Jackson Browne signs a songwriting contract with Elektra Records. His early songs will be recorded by such artists as Tom Rush, Nico and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Jackson Browne’s debut album, Saturate Before Using, is released. Propelled by the hit single “Doctor My Eyes” (#8), the album establishes Browne as a key singer/songwriter in the early Seventies.
For Everyman, Jackson Browne’s second album, is released.
Jackson Browne’s Late for the Sky, which completes a trilogy of brooding, metaphysical folk-rock albums, is released.
The Pretender, by Jackson Browne, enters the charts. Keyed by FM radio’s adoption of the title song, the album reaches #4 - Browne’s strongest showing to date.
Jackson Browne’s Running On Empty - a conceptual live album drawn from the previous summer’s tour - is released. It stays on the charts for over a year, peaking at #3.
The first in a series of antinuclear concerts, organized by Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne, is held at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. A three-record set, No Nukes/The MUSE Concerts for a Non-Nuclear Future, will reach #19.
Hold Out, Jackson Browne’s sixth album (and first to go #1), is released.
Jackson Browne’s biggest hit, “Somebody’s Baby” (#7), enters the Top Forty.
Jackson Browne releases Lives in the Balance, his fourth consecutive Top Ten album.
World in Motion, Jackson Browne’s most overtly political album, is released.
I’m Alive, Jackson Browne’s critically acclaimed tenth album, is issued.
Looking East, by Jackson Browne, makes its debut. It is only his second album of the Nineties.
Jackson Browne’s first greatest hits album, The Next Album You Hear, is released.
Jackson Browne releases The Naked Ride Home, his first new album in six years.
Jackson Browne is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the nineteenth annual induction dinner. Bruce Springsteen is his presenter.