Alan Jackson

American country singer and songwriter

Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958 in Newnan, Georgia) is an American country music singer.[1] Jackson is a member of the Grand Ole Opry.[2] He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April 2010.[3] Jackson was also inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2001.[4]

Alan Jackson
Alan Jackson singing at the Pentagon.
Alan Jackson singing at the Pentagon.
Background information
Birth nameAlan Eugene Jackson
Born(1958-10-17)October 17, 1958
Newnan, Georgia
OriginNewnan, Georgia USA
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Singer/songwriter
Years active1989–present
LabelsArista Nashville, EMI Nashville, Alan's Country Records
Websitewww.alanjackson.com

Jackson is married to his high school sweetheart, Denise Jackson and has three daughters, Mattie Denise, Alexandra Jane "Ali", and Dani Grace.

AlbumsEdit

Year Album
1989 Here in the Real World
1991 Don't Rock the Jukebox
1992 A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
1994 Who I Am
1996 Everything I Love
1998 High Mileage
1999 Under the Influence
2000 When Somebody Loves You
2001 Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)
2002 Drive
2004 What I Do
2006 Like Red on a Rose
2008 Good Time
2010 Freight Train
2012 Thirty Miles West
2013 The Bluegrass Album
2015 Angels and Alcohol

SinglesEdit

Christmas singles
  • "Honky Tonk Christmas" (1993)
Music charts
Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US Country
[5]
US
[6]
CAN Country
[7]
1989 "Blue Blooded Woman" 45 86 Here in the Real World
1990 "Here in the Real World" 3 1
"Wanted" 3 3
"Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" 2 5
1991 "I'd Love You All Over Again" 1 1
"Don't Rock the Jukebox" 1 1 Don't Rock the Jukebox
"Someday" 1 2
"Dallas" 1 1
1992 "Midnight in Montgomery" 3 3
"Love's Got a Hold on You" 1 1
"She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)" 1 1 A Lot About Livin'
(And a Little 'Bout Love)
1993 "Tonight I Climbed the Wall" 4 4
"Chattahoochee" 1 46 1
"Mercury Blues" 2 2
1994 "(Who Says) You Can't Have It All" 4 11
"Summertime Blues" 1 [a] 1 Who I Am
"Livin' on Love" 1 [b] 1
"Gone Country" 1 2
1995 "Song for the Life" 6 11
"I Don't Even Know Your Name" 1 4
"Tall, Tall Trees" 1 1 The Greatest Hits Collection
1996 "I'll Try" 1 5
"Home"[c] 3 5
"Little Bitty" 1 58 2 Everything I Love
1997 "Everything I Love" 9 6
"Who's Cheatin' Who" 2 3
"There Goes" 1 1
"Between the Devil and Me" 2 3
1998 "A House with No Curtains" 18 14
"I'll Go On Loving You" 3 2 High Mileage
"Right on the Money" 1 43 1
1999 "Gone Crazy" 4 43 3
"Little Man" 3 39 4
"Pop a Top" 6 43 2 Under the Influence
"—" denotes releases that did not charts
Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US Country
[5]
US
[6][9]
US
Pop 100

[11]
CAN
[12]
2000 "The Blues Man"[d] 37 Under the Influence
"It Must Be Love"[e] 1 37
"www.memory" 6 45 When Somebody Loves You
2001 "When Somebody Loves You" 5 52
"Where I Come From" 1 34
"It's Alright to Be a Redneck" 53
"Where Were You
(When the World Stopped Turning)
"
1 28 Drive
2002 "Drive (For Daddy Gene)" 1 28
"Work in Progress" 3 35
"That'd Be Alright" 2 29
2003 "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere"
(with Jimmy Buffett)
1 17 Greatest Hits Volume II
"Remember When" 1 29
2004 "Too Much of a Good Thing" 5 46 What I Do
"Monday Morning Church" 5 54
2005 "The Talkin' Song Repair Blues" 18 99
"USA Today" 18 [f]
2006 "Like Red on a Rose" 15 80 97 Like Red on a Rose
2007 "A Woman's Love"[g] 5 73
"Small Town Southern Man" 1 42 89 62 Good Time
2008 "Good Time" 1 40 57
"Country Boy" 1 49 61
2009 "Sissy's Song" 9 61 67
"I Still Like Bologna" 32
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[5]
US Country Airplay
[16]
US Bubbling
[6][17]
CAN
[12]
2010 "It's Just That Way" 16 3 Freight Train
"Hard Hat and a Hammer" 17 7 99
"Ring of Fire" 45 34 Number Ones
2011 "Long Way to Go" 24 20 Thirty Miles West
2012 "So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore" 25 8
"You Go Your Way" 41 39
2015 "Jim and Jack and Hank" 41 50 Angels and Alcohol
2016 "The One You're Waiting On"[18]
2017 "The Older I Get"[19] Where Have You Gone
2021 "You'll Always Be My Baby"[20]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Related pagesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. "Summertime Blues" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 4 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension of the Hot 100.[9]
  2. "Livin' on Love" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 1 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension of the Hot 100.[9]
  3. "Home" was originally included on Here in the Real World, and was later included on his The Greatest Hits Collection album and released to radio in 1996.[10]
  4. "The Blues Man" peaked at Number 29 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
  5. "It Must Be Love" peaked at Number 4 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
  6. "USA Today" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 7 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension of the Hot 100.[9]
  7. "A Woman's Love" was originally included on High Mileage and was re-recorded for Like Red on a Rose.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alan Jackson". TV Guide. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  2. "Alan Jackson". Grand ole opry. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  3. Melinda Newman (April 17, 2010). "Alan Jackson Is Now a Hollywood 'Star'". Taste of Country Network. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  4. "Alan Jackson Inducted Georgia Music Hall of Fame". Cumulus Media, Inc. October 22, 2001. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  7. "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada - Country Singles". RPM. Archived from the original on October 23, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  8. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 17, 2011: "Chattahoochee" certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 435. ISBN 978-0-89820-188-8.
  10. The Greatest Hits Collection (Media notes). Alan Jackson. Arista Records. 1995. 07822-18801-2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  11. "Alan Jackson : Allmusic : Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Archived from the original on March 15, 2011. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  13. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 17, 2011: "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  14. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 17, 2011: "Remember When" certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  15. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 17, 2011: "Good Time" certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  16. "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History - Country Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
  17. Peak chart positions for singles on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart:
  18. Scott, Jason. "Hear Alan Jackson's heartbreaking new single 'The One You're Waiting For'". AXS. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  19. "Hear Alan Jackson's Tender New Song 'The Older I Get'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  20. "Alan Jackson Talks Coming Out of Semi-Retirement for 'Where Have You Gone,' First Album in 6 Years". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2021.

Other websitesEdit

Alan Jackson's Official website