Available everywhere on August 11th, the video features Jackson’s stage performances of songs from his first gospel recording, Precious Memories, originally released in 2006. RFD-TV will premiere a TV special surrounding the release tonight at 6:30pm EST.
Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour became a celebration with fans in every city after it was announced that he’s a 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee – now the superstar is extending that celebration through the late summer and toward year’s end with still more stops and performances, including several just-added cities. Multi-platinum singer Lee Ann Womack, who has thrilled crowds all year long, remains his special guest.
2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for longtime country music fan favorite Alan Jackson. He continues his well-received tour with Lee Ann Womack, playing venues across the United States, playing hit after hit for more than two hours a night.
More than 25 years after Alan Jackson released his debut album, “Here in the Real World,” all he has to do to hype up fans is casually step up to the microphone. He did that and so much more Friday night.
Alan Jackson, Jerry “Guitar Man” Reed and “The Gambler” writer Don Schlitz are 2017’s class of inductees into The Country Music Hall of Fame. The Country Music Association made the announcement Wednesday morning during an event at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The men will raise the number of those inducted into The Country Music Hall of Fame to 133.
Alan Jackson might very well be the ideal RodeoHouston entertainer. He has hits for days, widespread appeal and is widely regarded among the country greats over the past 30 years. That might explain why Jackson took the stage at NRG Stadium on Saturday night for his 23rd(!!) RodeoHouston performance before an announced paid attendance of 74,259.
It all started in 1989. Those were the first words audience members at the Infinite Energy Center heard while patiently waiting for Alan Jackson to take the stage Saturday night. Those words kicked off a visual walk down memory lane showcasing Jackson’s career accolades. It ended with the thunderous statement: “Alan Jackson, you’re a true legend of country music.”
January 7, 2017 – Mrs. Ruth Jackson – known to her family, friends and country music fans the world over simply as “Mama Ruth” – died Saturday morning, January 7, peacefully at her home in Newnan, Georgia. Mrs. Jackson became a celebrated part of Alan Jackson’s career and life story as the inspiration behind some of his fans’ favorite music. Mama Ruth was 86.
Country legends Alan Jackson and George Strait teamed up to sing 'Remember When' and 'Troubadour' as the CMA Awards took a walk down memory lane. You can watch the complete show now! The 50th Annual CMA Awards aired Wednesday, November 2 on ABC.
Alan Jackson may be a man of few words, but there’s a lot going on in that head of his. That was especially true the night of the CMA Awards back in 1999 when Alan went rogue during his national TV appearance. Watch the video here.
In times of tragedy, country music heals. Songs from some of the genre’s best artists are used as therapy during great personal and national strife. No song has unified quite like Alan Jackson‘s “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning).”