Alan Jackson Christmas Album

Alan Jackson Christmas Album

Frederick Breedon, Getty Images When it comes to Christmas traditions, Alan Jackson prefers to keep his yuletide routine as familiar and family-oriented as possible. “Christmas is pretty traditional, ” Jackson says of his family festivities (quote via The Boot). “We don’t let anybody open any presents until Christmas morning, after Santa Claus comes. We don’t let them get up on their own and take off.” The family that celebrates together, stays together — at least that’s how the …

Hymns by Alan Jackson

Hymns by Alan Jackson

Home | November 2006 | Precious and platinum Arts & books: Alan Jackson sings old hymns Alan Jackson is one of country music’s biggest superstars. Recently he released a CD of religious music that has just gone platinum. Precious Memories (Arista/Sony; 2006) contains 15 traditional gospel hymns, including “Blessed Assurance, ” “Softly and Tenderly” and “How Great Thou Art.” The CD was originally recorded privately as a Christmas gift for Jackson’s mother. It’s his first …

Alan Jackson: Hometown

Alan Jackson: Hometown

Have a little love on a little honeymoon You got a little dish and you got a little spoon A little bitty house and a little bitty yard A little bitty dog and a little bitty car Well, it s alright to be little bitty A little hometown or a big old city Might as well share, might as well smile Life goes on for a little bitty while A little bitty baby in a little bitty gown It ll grow up in a little bitty town Big yellow bus and little bitty books It all started with a little bitty …

Alan Jackson Big Green Eyes

Alan Jackson Big Green Eyes

Alan Jackson photo courtesy of SonyBMG Nashville. In a way, Freight Train feels like a Jackson greatest hits set. Somebody who listened to it who s close to me said they thought it felt like a mixture of all the things I ve done for 20 years on one album. Right at the start, Hard Hat and a Hammer takes you way back to two or three other working-man songs I ve had over the years. And then there s some bluesy stuff, and there s some family stuff. There s a couple that even take …

Alan Jackson Memories

Alan Jackson Memories

ACR/EMI Nashville Alan Jackson is getting ready to release a new set of gospel tunes. The Georgia native, who released his first spiritually-themed album, Precious Memories, in 2006, will follow up with Precious Memories Volume II later this month. And, the superstar couldn’t have made either without his wife Denise. “[We] had made a list of 30 to 40 songs to do for that first album, ” Alan notes. “We had so many that we didn’t get to, I thought we’d go in and do a few more just …

Alan Jackson Stockton

Alan Jackson Stockton

Getty Images for Country Thunder It was a rough weekend for Alan Jackson fans in California. On Friday (July 20), the country icon had to postpone his show at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre due to illness. Then, Sunday night’s show in Anderson, Calif. was canceled, with the following statement posted on Alan’s website and social media pages: “Following early morning e-mails from the promoter of the Jukebox Music Festival, Alan Jackson will not be performing as planned this evening …

Alan Jackson Albums List

Alan Jackson Albums List

Apr 9 Alan Jackson ’s 2006 Gospel album Precious Memories was originally intended as a private Christmas gift for his mother. However, at the urging of friends and family, he released the collection and immediately found that it resonated profoundly with the public. Precious Memories went on to sell more than a million copies in the US alone, and now seven years later, Alan has made a second volume available with 11 new recordings. For Precious Memories Vol. II, which is in stores …

Alan Jackson Remember when

Alan Jackson Remember when

Apr 26 Following the announcement of George Jones ‘ death on Friday, April 26 in Nashville, many of George’s fellow country stars offered their thoughts. Visit our George Jones photo gallery for photos spanning his legendary career. Remembering George Jones: Photo Gallery > Keith Urban tweeted, “If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to you giving me the grand tour. Rest in peace George Jones” Alan Jackson released this statement: “Well, heaven better get …

Alan Jackson Tour Tickets

Alan Jackson Tour Tickets

Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his tour to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Jackson last appeared at Turning Stone in 2007. Legendary Country Artist to Perform in the Event Center September 8 Story Created: Apr 10, 2013 at 11:41 AM EDT Story Updated: Apr 11, 2013 at 11:29 AM EDT Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his tour to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Jackson also …

New Alan Jackson Album

New Alan Jackson Album

Alan Jackson A career first for Alan Jackson and a heartfelt tribute to Charley Pride, courtesy of Neal McCoy, lead the list of new albums arriving Tuesday (Sept. 24). For Jackson, recording a full-on bluegrass album has been an elusive dream for quite some time. I ve been trying to do [a bluegrass album] for 15 years,the country music legend admitted to Rolling Stone magazine. The stars have finally aligned for the appropriately-titled The Bluegrass Album , and Jackson was able …