Interesting Alan Jackson Facts
Alan Jackson, 57, is best known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds while also writing many of his own hit songs. During his storied country music career he has recorded 15 studio albums, selling over 80 million records worldwide.
Learn more about the prolific singer-songwriter below!
1) The Georgia native’s favorite sandwich is a pineapple and mayonnaise sandwich.
2) Jackson’s custom made red boots from his “Chattahoochee” music video are his most beloved pair.
3) His choice cowboy hat is the Stetson Rancher “Silver Belly.”
4) The 1955 Thunderbird convertible was his very first car.
5) Actor Clint Eastwood and actress Jodi Foster top his movie star list.
6) His favorite self-penned song is “Home.”
7) Jackson’s childhood home was built around his grandfather’s old tool shed. His mother Ruth still lives there!
8) At just 12-years-old, the future country star took his first job at a shoe store.
9) Above all, he wants to be remembered most for his songwriting.
10) Alan met his future wife Denise Jackson as a teen at their local Dairy Queen.
11) When he first arrived in Nashville, Jackson worked in The Nashville Network’s mailroom.
12) “Rhinestone Cowboy” Glen Campbell himself helped Jackson launch his country music career.
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