Jackson Browne ‎– The Pretender

Asylum Records ‎– 6E 107-2
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 The Fuse
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – Russell Kunkel*Piano – Craig DoergeSlide Guitar – David Lindley
2 Your Bright Baby Blues
Acoustic Guitar – Jackson BrowneBass – Chuck RaineyDrums – Jim GordonOrgan – Billy Payne*Piano – Roy BittanSlide Guitar, Harmony Vocals [Harmony] – Lowell George
3 Linda Paloma
Guitar [Guitaron], Violin, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – Roberto GutierrezGuitar [Vijuella], Guitar, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – Luis F. Damian*Harp, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal], Arranged By – Arthur GerstOther [Millones De Gracias A] – Van Dyke ParksRecorded By – Greg Ladanyi
4 Here Come Those Tears Again
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Jim GordonElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Fred TackettHarmony Vocals [Harmonies] – Bonnie Raitt, Rosemary ButlerOrgan – Mike Utley*Performer [Random Notes] – Jon LandauPiano – Billy Payne*Soloist [Guitar Solo], Guitar – John Hall*Written-By – Jackson Browne, Nancy Farnsworth
5 The Only Child
Acoustic Guitar – Fred TackettBass – Chuck RaineyDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Albert LeeHarmony Vocals [Harmonies] – Don Henley, John David SoutherPercussion – Gary ColemanPiano – Billy Payne*Violin – David Lindley
6 Daddy's Tune
Arranged By [Horns Arranged By] – Jim HornBass – Leland SklarDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar [Guitar Left] – Fred TackettGuitar [Guitar Right] – Waddy*Horns – Chuck Finley*, Dick Hyde, Jim Horn, Quitman Dennit*Piano – Craig DoergeSlide Guitar – David Lindley
7 Sleep's Dark And Silent Gate
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Fred TackettArranged By [Strings Arranged By] – David CampbellBass – Leland SklarDrums – Jeff PorcaroMixed By – Val GarayPiano – Craig Doerge
8 The Pretender
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Fred TackettArranged By [Strings Arranged By] – David CampbellBass – Leland SklarDrums – Jeff PorcaroHarmony Vocals [Harmonies] – David Crosby, Graham NashPiano – Craig Doerge

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Recorded at Sunset Sound, Mixed at The Sound Factory with Aphex Aural Exciter, Mastered at A&M.

Managed By: for One On One

With Thanks To Lowell George and Valerie Carter for their inspiration and Elizabeth Reynolds for everything else.
Thanks always to David Geffen.

Bonnie Raitt & Lowell George appear courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
Graham Nash & David Crosby appear courtesy of ABC Records, Atlantic Records & Polydor International GmbH.

All songs, published by Swallow Turn Music, WB Music Corp. ASCAP, except "Here Come Those Tears Again" by Swallow Turn Music, WB Music Corp. ASCAP and Open Window Music, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7559-60513-2-3
  • Matrix / Runout: wea mfg. OLYPHANT X17915 2107-2 RE-2 04 M1S3
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2UF2

Other Versions (5 of 64) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7E-1079 Jackson Browne The Pretender(LP, Album, CSM) Asylum Records 7E-1079 US 1976 Sell This Version
TC-5107 Jackson Browne The Pretender(Cass, Album) Asylum Records TC-5107 US Unknown Sell This Version
20P2-2081 Jackson Browne The Pretender(CD, Album, RE, RP) Asylum Records 20P2-2081 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
K4 53048, K4.53048 Jackson Browne The Pretender(Cass, Album, RE) Asylum Records, Asylum Records K4 53048, K4.53048 UK Unknown Sell This Version
6E-107 Jackson Browne The Pretender(LP, Album, RE, SP) Asylum Records 6E-107 US 1977 Sell This Version