US Weekly: AJ's 25 Things You Don't Know About Me

Country music superstar Alan Jackson, 56, whose new album, Angels and Alcohol, is out now, shares 25 surprising facts about himself with Us Weekly

1. I once sang “Respect” with Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston

2. I’ve performed for the past four U.S. presidents. 

3. My first performance was in a second grade assembly program. 

4. I played Barnaby in my high school’s production of Sing Out, Sweet Land.

5. Growing up, I had a pet squirrel monkey. 

6. I love classic reruns on TV Land. 

7. I drove a forklift at the Kmart warehouse in Newnan, Ga., before moving to Nashville. 

8. I started wearing a hat to cover up a scar on my forehead. 

9. Our 4-pound Yorkie, Coco, sleeps at the foot of our bed in a pink dog bed. 

10. I hate kale and brussels sprouts, but love turnip greens.

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