In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Asylum” label released “For Everyman”, the second Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” and “Studio One” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jackson Browne. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number at 457 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.


  • Jackson Browne – vocals, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, piano
  • David Lindley– acoustic guitar, electric fiddle, electric guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Rockaday Johnnie (Elton John) – piano
  • Joni Mitchell– electric piano
  • David Paich– piano
  • Bill Payne– piano
  • Craig Doerge– piano
  • Spooner Oldham– organ
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Wilton Felder– bass guitar
  • Doug Haywood – bass, harmony vocals
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Gary Mallaber– drums
  • Mickey McGee– drums
  • David Crosby– harmony vocals
  • Glenn Frey– harmony vocals
  • Don Henley– harmony vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt– harmony vocals
  • John Haeny– engineer
  • Al Schmitt– engineer, mixing
  • Kent Nebergall, Rick Tarantini – engineer assistant
  • Greg Ladanyi– mastering
  • Anthony Hudson – art direction, design
  • Alan F. Blumenthal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. Take It Easy – Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey
  2. Our Lady of the Well
  3. Colors of the Sun
  4. I Thought I Was a Child
  5. These Days
  6. Redneck Friend
  7. The Times You’ve Come
  8. Ready or Not
  9. Sing My Songs to Me
  10. For Everyman

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