8 Things You Didn’t Know About Alan Jackson

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Alan Jackson is one of the most highly-respected artists in country music. His songs such as “Drive,” “Good Time,” and “Remember When,” have served as the soundtrack to the lives of country fans for decades. What makes Jackson truly remarkable is the fact that he writes many of his songs himself, including the emotional song, “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning).”

Jackson has now been on the public stage for years, but he started out his life as the son of poor parents in Newnan, Georgia. He’s lived one incredible life since then, filled with hit songs and prestigious awards.

But you already know that Jackson is an amazing artist. Bet you didn’t know that he has a cousin who’s a famous baseball player! You’re about to learn more about that fact and seven other interesting things about Jackson that you likely never knew. So click on the button below and get started!