On December 6, 1977.


On December 6, 1977, “Asylum” label released “Running on Empty”, the fifth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded August – September 1977, and was produced by Jackson Browne.


  • Jackson Browne – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Rosemary Butler– background vocals, co-lead vocal
  • Craig Doerge– piano, keyboards
  • Doug Haywood – background vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar– lead guitar, harmony vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, snare drum, cardboard box, hi hat
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar, fiddle, co-lead vocal
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Joel Bernstein– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Running on Empty – Jackson Browne
  2. The Road – Danny O’Keefe
  3. Rosie – Jackson Browne, Donald Miller
  4. You Love the Thunder – Jackson Browne
  5. Cocaine – Reverend Gary Davis, additional lyrics by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey
  6. Shaky Town – Danny Kortchmar
  7. Love Needs a Heart – Jackson Browne, Valerie Carter, Lowell George
  8. Nothing but Time – Jackson Browne and Howard Burke
  9. The Load-Out – Jackson Browne and Bryan Garofalo



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