Lives In The Balance
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Lives In The Balance
Jackson Browne
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Ending where Maynard escapes and Stone dies
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"Lives In The Balance" is a song performed by Jackson Browne, recorded on the album Lives In The Balance in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Stone's War".


  • The song was included on the soundtrack album Miami Vice II.
  • This album is looked upon as one of Browne's best, or worst, depending on which fan you talk to.
  • Browne has performed the song at anti-war concerts in the 2000s.


Jackson Browne - Lives In A Balance - Live Rockpalast 198600:00

Jackson Browne - Lives In A Balance - Live Rockpalast 1986

Live performance of Lives In The Balance

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