However that doesn't mean time has not had its effect on him; but, like an oak, age has merely made him sturdier and increased his substance rather than wearing him down and eroding his message. Proof of this can be found on his most recent release, Love Is Strange, a two-disc recording of concerts he gave in Spain with his long time confederate, musician, and polyester fashion statement, David Lindley, and various friends of theirs. It's only a pity those of us who attended the concert in Kingston, Ontario on April 8 were not given the opportunity to appreciate Jackson Browne's abilities to their fullest. It's a shame when such a talented artist's performance is overshadowed by a facility's inability to properly stage an event. Only Browne's extraordinary abilities allowed those in the audience there for his music a chance to enjoy the experience at all as Kingston's K-Rock Centre failed dismally in its responsibilities as host.
(Photo Credits : Jackson Browne in concert, Eriana Marcus. Portrait of Jackson Browne, Danny Clinch)