Alan Eugene Jackson (born 17 October 1958 in Newnan, Georgia). It is an American Country music, has sold more than 90 million copies. Influenced by the new traditional country years 80´s, was one of the most popular country singers of the nineties. Mix music honky tonk with familiar sounds of the country.
After the 2000 continued his career and his music began to be increasingly closer to the traditional country pop music. It has been nominated for multiple surveys. Entered the Georgia Hall of Fame in 2000.
Alan Jackson was born in Newnan, Georgia Eugene Jackson and Ruth Musick. It has four sisters. In his youth Alan heard especially Christian songs, without showing great enthusiasm, however a friend introduced him to the music of Gene Watson, John Anderson and Hank Williams Jr. Alan started with a band after high school. Already married, he and his wife Denis, after 6 years of marriage, moved from Newnan to Nashville with the hope to dedicate himself to music.
In Tennessee Alan got job at The Nashville Network’s. Denise (his wife) put him in contact with Glen Campbell who helped him to start his career. Jackson signed with Arista Records. Their first album in 1989 “Here in the real World” (here in the real world), was a great success, in the same way as their second album Don’t rock the Jukebox, (do not touch the jukebox). In 1992 A Lot About Livin’ album ‘ (And a little ‘ Bout Love) was a special success, placing it as one of the best five singles. Also in 1992, Randy Travis released three singles in collaboration with Jackson: “Forever Together”, “Better Class of Losers” and “I d Surrender All”. On the contrary, Travis co-wrote with Jackson single “she’s Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)”. In 1994, Jackson left his company Ten Ten Management, which had led his career up to this point and changed it by Gary Overton. At the time Jackson began to also win fame by songwriter skills. Other famous singers of the country began to co-write with Jackson including Clay Walker (“If I Could Make a living”), Chely Wright (“Till I Was Loved By You”) and Faith Hill (“I Can’t Do That Anymore”).