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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 09:15 PM

Musician Jackson Browne Has Coronavirus and A Message:

Jackson Browne has the coronavirus and a message for young people: ‘Don’t go anywhere’, LA Times, March 25, 2020.

California singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, 71, has tested positive for the coronavirus & has something to say about it.

“So many people that have it aren’t going to be tested. ... They don’t have symptoms, but they might have it and might be able to pass it on,” Browne told Rolling Stone upon revealing his diagnosis late Tuesday.

“That’s what younger readers need to understand: They need to take part in the global response to stop the spread. That means not going anywhere, not getting into contact with anybody, not seeing anybody.”

The “Running on Empty” hitmaker can’t pinpoint exactly where or when he contracted the respiratory illness but has a hunch that he got it earlier this month during a trip to the annual Love Rocks NYC Benefit. That event also featured Cyndi Lauper, Dave Matthews, Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks.

Now he wishes he hadn’t gone: “How much simpler would it have been had I just called in and said, ‘No, I’m not going to travel on a cross-country flight and spend two days in New York with all these people that are singing all over the country’?”

After experiencing a “small cough and a temperature,” Browne got tested and has been under strict quarantine for approximately 10 days — “not that long, but it feels like forever.” “My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don’t require any kind of medication and certainly not hospitalization or anything like that,” he said, despite being part of the most at-risk population because of his age...

More, https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2020-03-25/jackson-browne-coronavirus-rolling-stone-positive

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 09:18 PM

1. Be well Jackson...

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 09:29 PM

2. I spent my morning listening

to the music from my era, blues: Etta James, Al Green, Sam Cooke and Otis Redding.

Thank you for the update

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Response to saidsimplesimon (Reply #2)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 09:35 PM

3. For sure, wise words from Browne. Keep up w your fine music selections

Music is great for the soul and health

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