The Load-Out

Jackson Browne


publisher: ©Jackson Browne/Swallow Turn Music/Night Kitchen Music/Open Window Music
writers: Bryan Garofalo, Jackson Browne
album: Track 9 in album Running on Empty
release date: 1977
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Classic Rock/Folk Rock/Pop Rock
length: 5:36
producer: Jackson Browne
vocal: Jackson Browne
composer: Jackson Browne, Bryan Garofalo
lyricist: Jackson Browne, Bryan Garofalo

Album Information

label: Asylum Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jackson Browne Running on Empty cover art


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Now the seats are all empty
Pack it up and tear it down
Working for that minimum wage
Tonight the people were so fine
And when they got up on their feet they made the show
But i can hear the sound
And that's a sound they'll never know
Now roll them cases out and lift them amps
'Cause when it comes to moving me
But when that last guitar's been packed away
So just make sure you got it all set to go

And they're waiting to go
Or detroit, i don't know
And these towns all look the same
And wander 'round backstage
And we remember why we came
Now we got country and western on the bus
We've got rural scenes & magazines
We've got Richard Pryor on the video
While the miles roll away
Is the time that we get to play
People you've got the power over what we do
Or you can pull us through
You know you can't go wrong
You're going to wake up in your town
A thousand miles away from here


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Running on Empty
  • 2 The Road
  • 3 Rosie
  • 4 You Love the Thunder
  • 5 Cocaine
  • 6 Shaky Town
  • 7 Love Needs a Heart
  • 8 Nothing but Time
  • 9 The Load-Out
  • 10 Stay