Joe Jackson Returns with 'Rain'

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  • "Too Tough"
  • "Wasted Time"
  • "Uptown Train"
  • "Is She Really Going Out with Him"
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For 30 years, English singer-songwriter Joe Jackson has helped define and redefine pop, rock, alternative, and new-wave music, when he's not delving extensively into classical composition.

Jackson's seminal late-'70s and early-'80s albums — I'm the Man, Night and Day, Look Sharp!, et al — have spawned some of the most memorable hits of that era, including "Is She Really Going Out with Him?" and " You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)." And though Jackson took a lengthy hiatus from pop in the '90s, his new Rain proves that he hasn't lost his flair for slick, smart pop music.

This segment originally aired April 25, 2008.

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  • Album: Rain
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  • Label: Rykodisc
  • Released: 2008
 

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