Country Pop Bites: Alan Jackson – October 13
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2001 Alan Jackson's "Where I Come From" topped the Billboard country chart?
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Alan Jackson.
- He got his first guitar at the age of 16.
- His big break came in 1985, when his wife, then a flight attendant, gave his demo tape to country singer Glen Campbell at an Atlanta airport.
- He released his debut album, the platinum-selling Here in the Real World, in 1989.
- His 2006 album Precious Memories---originally recorded as a Christmas gift for his mother---was the first gospel recording to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
- His wife, Denise, wrote a best-selling book in 2007 titled It's All About Him, detailing the couple's separation and reconciliation.