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Things You Might Not Know About Jackson Browne

In honor of his birthday today (10/9) MGK's chief Jackson Browne admirer, Debbi Calton, put together these interesting facts that you might not know about Jackson Browne. 
- His real first name is Clyde. Jackson is his middle name.
- He was born in Germany.
- While a teen, he played with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
- When he was 19, he had a fling with Nico (Andy Warhol/Velvet Underground)
- He co-wrote 'Take It Easy' with his pal Glenn Frey
- He was once roommates with Gregg Allman
- He was actress Daryl Hannah's boyfriend at one point in time
- He has two grown sons: Ethan (1973) and Ryan (1982)
- That's Elton John playing piano on 'Redneck Friend' (attributed to Rockaday John)