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Jackson Browne: in concert at McCabe's

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, September 1973

AT ONE POINT in his show, Jackson Browne told his audience in the packed but uncramped performance room of McCabe's Guitar Shop that he much prefers playing there to the Troubadour, which is about as sure a crabber as a speaker at a Jehovah's Witness convention (one just happens to be taking place this very moment over the hill at Dodger Stadium) requesting a little applause for Jesus. The Folk People of Southern California are a proud and resilient lot, and McCabe's has been one of their bastions for years; to hear it praised by one of their sons who has been accepted by the world-at-large and who has returned to them for at least three evenings understandably warms their hearts.

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