Alan Jackson

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Birthday
17, 1958
Birthplace
Newnan, GA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Newnan, GA

About

Country singer whose debut was "Here in the Real World" and who blended honky tonk and pop country genres. He has won awards from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association, among others.

Before Fame

As a child, Jackson sang in church and listened to gospel music. He started working at a shoe store when he was twelve years old.

Trivia

He and George Strait wrote "Murder on Music Row," which criticized the decline of country music.

Family Life

He married Denise Jackson on December 15, 1979 and they had three children together: Mattie Denise, Alexandra Jane, and Dani Grace.

Associated With

He has collaborated with Jeff Foxworthy.

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