Quotations by Alan Jackson
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Born: Friday, October 17, 1958
For some reason I've been labeled that and it's fine, but there are a lot of other artists that sing real traditional stuff, so I don't know why they picked me. That's what I've always done.
(Keywords: Artists, Reason)
He's written some great songs. I thought that "Blues Man" was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute.
(Keywords: Thought, Song, Songs, Tribute)
Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn't any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments.
(Keywords: Family, Music, Age)
I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part that actually did have some effect on me or influenced me in the past.
(Keywords: Effect, Past, Songs)
I didn't realize until I was older what a huge music fan my daddy really was, and actually that my grandma played banjo at one time, and I didn't even know that until a year or two ago.
(Keywords: Music, Time)
I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.
(Keywords: People, Character, Party, Writing)
My mother kept asking me, 'When are you going to do a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more.
(Keywords: Mom, Mother)
Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I'd hear off the radio and was probably singing the wrong words and didn't even know it.
(Keywords: Singing, Songs, Words, Wrong)