Take It Easy (3:51)

Cover of For Everyman

From For Everyman and 18 other releases

“Take It Easy” is a song written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey, and most famously recorded by the Eagles (with Frey singing lead vocals) on their 1972 debut album (released as the band’s first single, it reached #12 on the US Billboard Hot 100). Browne later recorded the song as the lead track on his second album, For Everyman (1973), and released it as a single as well although it did not chart. The song is on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s list of “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll”.

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Well, I'm a-running down the road trying to loosen my load
I've got seven women on my mind
Four that want to own me, two that want to stone me
One said she's a friend of mine

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  • Oppressotron

    Winslow is an ok town [2]. Rather small. It DOES have a rest stop... Yes, I have listened to this song while in Winslow AZ. Yes and on the same trip Joshua Tree from U2 in the town of Joshua Tree and Springsteen's Nebraska in Nebraska and...

    20 Mar 8:23pm Reply
  • userabc123

    Winslow is an ok town.

    12 Mar 2:23am Reply
  • marjo47

    Wonderful music, sort of Country but with a twist.

    28 Feb 2:55pm Reply
  • mustardog

    @staybeautiful12...no you don't. trust me you don't want to go there!

    17 Dec 2013 Reply
  • jaspazak

    j b everytime

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
  • AshleyBovan

    David Lindley, yes - good man

    28 Apr 2013 Reply
  • screwmuse

    Is that string magic by David Lindley? It sure is delicious!!

    28 Jan 2013 Reply
  • pinkbuick

    Sure, why not?

    27 Dec 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Another time.another place..1972 time trippin' back <3<3<3

    14 Sep 2012 Reply
  • staybeautiful12

    Really want to go to Winslow Arizona...

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • BlueOclock

    I'm dancin' on top o' the fence on this one....I like both versions!

    7 Jul 2012 Reply
  • marybrian46

    Eagles. eat your hearts out, great band but, this version of this song is the finest,

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Great tune..Not dumpin' on JB..But how's come he's in the R&R HOF and The Moody Blues,Steve Miller, & some others aren't!!!

    16 May 2012 Reply
  • tcanofpee

    Jackson Browne ftw. he's better than the eagles(group).

    8 Apr 2012 Reply
  • turtle1970

    all its missing is the banjo

    17 Feb 2012 Reply
  • robertfjr

    I wrote this song! Yeah...I'm not kidding.

    4 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Derek_f

    I like both the Eagles and Jackson so can enjoy either. - Great song!

    19 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Lor51

    I met Jackson in 74 and laugh and did not beleive it was him. I never made a groupie any way.

    2 Dec 2011 Reply
  • gilliananne

    music to relax to. Everything about this song is perfect

    26 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Drazba

    man i love david lindley-he can do just about anything

    25 Nov 2011 Reply
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