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You’re a Friend of Mine Clarence Clemons and Jackson Browne (CBS Records, 1985)

This 1985 duet was written by Narada Michael Walden and Jeffrey Cohen. Clarence Clemons was the saxophonist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. You’re a Friend of Mine appeared on his solo album Hero. Jackson Browne was dating actress Daryl Hannah at the time and she provided background vocals and appears in the song’s video. You’re a Friend of Mine peaked at #18 on the Hot 100, #16 on the Mainstream Rock chart and #21 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

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