Take 2@2 for Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 we salute the 40th anniversary today of Jackson Browne’s bestselling album. On December 6th, 1977 Browne released Running on Empty. The album spun off a pair of hit singles: the title track and the medley of “The Load-Out” and “Stay.” Jackson Browne, just announced a new tour including a show in Richmond at the Altria Theater on Wednesday, May 2nd.Jackson-Browne-concert-poster-1205-MC_medium

The cover is from Bob Schneider. It appears on the 2014 compilation Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne. The album also features performances from Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Hornsby, Lyle Lovett and others.

– Tad Abbey