Walking Slow

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"Walking Slow"
Label of U.S. Promotional Mono Single
Single by Jackson Browne
from the album Late for the Sky
B-side "Before the Deluge"
Released 1974
Format 7"
Recorded 1974
Genre Rock
Length 2:59 7" version; 3:50 album version
Label Asylum Records
Writer(s) Jackson Browne
Producer(s) Jackson Browne, Al Schmitt
Jackson Browne singles chronology
"Take It Easy"
"Walking Slow"
"Fountain of Sorrow"
Late for the Sky track listing
"For a Dancer"
"Walking Slow"
"Before the Deluge"

"Walking Slow" is a song written and performed by American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, released as the initial single from his 1974 classic album, Late for the Sky, however, the single failed to chart.[1][2][3] It was also released as a promotional single in the United Kingdom.[4]


Stephen Holden, in his November 7, 1974, review of the Late for the Sky album, called the song "a crisp little rock song." Discussing the song in terms of the narrative progression of the album, Holden said the song celebrated "Browne's newfound domestic stability."[5]


Professional jug band musician Fritz Richmond is credited with playing jug on the track.[6]


  1. ^ Billboard magazine. Jackson Browne Chart History.
  2. ^ Wikipedia Jackson Browne Discography.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel. Billboard Hot 100 Charts - The Seventies. Wisconsin: Record Research, 1990.
  5. ^ Holden, Stephen. Rolling Stone, Review of Late for the Sky, November 7, 1974. Accessed July 29, 2012.
  6. ^ Allmusic.com. Late for the Sky Credits.

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