Jackson Browne ‎– Running On Empty

Asylum Records ‎– 6E-113
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

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A1 Running On Empty
Written-By – Jackson Browne
A2 The Road
Written-By – Danny O'Keefe
A3 Rosie
Harmony Vocals [Harmony] – Doug Haywood, Joel BernsteinWritten-By – Donald Miller (2), Jackson Browne
A4 You Love The Thunder
Written-By – Jackson Browne
A5 Cocaine
Lyrics By [Additional] – Glenn Frey, Jackson BrowneWritten-By – Rev. Gary Davis
B1 Shaky Town
Harmony Vocals [The Author Sings Harmony], Written-By – Daniel Kortchmar*
B2 Love Needs A Heart
Written-By – Jackson Browne, Lowell George, Valerie Carter
B3 Nothing But Time
Snare, Hihat [Hi-hat], Drums [Cardboard Box With Foot Pedal] – Russell*Written-By – Howard Burke, Jackson Browne
B4 The Load-Out
Written-By – Bryan Garofalo, Jackson Browne
B5 Stay
Featuring [Featuring A Rare Vocal Appearance By], Vocals – David LindleyWritten-By – Maurice Williams

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Label differs from other releases. Black label listing Asylum with orange crescent in lower half (similar to the 6000 Series Elektra/Asylum releases).

Unlike other releases, there is no full-size 4 or 8 page booklet included.

A1, B4: Recorded live on stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland — 8/27/77.
A2: Recorded in room 301 at the Cross Keys Inn, Columbia, Maryland — 8/27/77 (thanks to Pete Wiley); and on stage at the Garden State Arts Center, Holmdale, New Jersey — 9/7/77. For Judy.
A3: Recorded backstage in the big rehearsal room at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Sarasota Springs, New York — 9/1/77.
A4: Recorded live on stage at the Garden State Arts Center, Holmdale, New Jersey — 9/6/77.
A5: Recorded in room 124 at the Holiday Inn, Edwardsville, Illinois — 8/17/77.
Any resemblance to persons living or nearly dead...
B1: Recorded in room 124 at the Holiday Inn, Edwardsville, Illinois — 8/18/77.
The author sings harmony.
B2: Recorded live at the Universal Ampitheatre, Universal City, California — 9/17/77.
B3: Recorded on a bus (a Continental Silver Eagle) somewhere in New Jersey — 9/8/77.
B5: The Zodiacs don't mind

Craig Doerge, Russell Kunkel, and Danny Kortchmar appear courtesy of The Section and Capitol Records
Danny Kortchmar also appears courtesy of Dark Horse Records

℗ & © 1977 Elektra/Asylum Records • A division of Warner Communications Inc.

A1, A3, A4, B3: Swallow Turn Music ASCAP.
A2: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. and Road Canon Music BMI.
A5: Chandos Music ASCAP
B1: Kortchmar Music ASCAP
B2: Swallow Turn Music ASCAP, Naked Snake Music BMI & Vanilla Grits Music BMI.
B4:Swallow Turn Music ASCAP & Gianni Music BMI.
B5: Cherio Corp. BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etched): 6E-113 A 30 flatl SRC
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etched): 6E-113 B 30 flatl SRC
  • Rights Society: ASCAP, BMI
  • Barcode: 0 7559-60519-1 0

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
6E-113 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(LP, Album, PRC) Asylum Records 6E-113 US 1977 Sell This Version
K53070 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(LP, RE, Sup) Asylum Records, Nimbus Records K53070 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ET8 113 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(8-Trk, Album, Yel) Asylum Records ET8 113 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
7559-60325-2 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(CD, Album, RE, RM) Asylum Records 7559-60325-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
53 070 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(LP, Album) Asylum Records 53 070 France 1977 Sell This Version