Jackson Browne in Hall of Fame
Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is one of seven iductees to be installed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland in March. A short-term member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Browne was a success writing songs for other musicians before his breakthrough album, The Pretender. Browne had a series of hit singles in the late ’70s and early ’80s including Running on Empty, Somebody’s Baby, and Lawyers in Love. The 19th annual ceremony will take place in New York City. Other inductees include the late George Harrison (who is already in the Hall for his work with the Beatles) and Traffic, featuring the talents of Steve Winwood and Chris Wood. Artists become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record.