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Story Behind the Song: Alan Jackson, ‘Sissy’s Song’

A tragic event inspired a Top 10 hit for Alan Jackson. The country hitmaker released "Sissy's Song" in March of 2009, as the fourth single from his Good Time album. Below, Jackson tells The Boot more about the song.

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25 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Releases Debut Album, ‘Here in the Real World’

Twenty-five years ago today (Feb. 27, 1990) was a life-changing day for Alan Jackson. It was on this day that the singer's debut album, Here in the Real World, was released on Arista Records.

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Learn the Stories Behind Alan Jackson’s ACM and CMA Awards Show Protests

Longtime country star Alan Jackson has been a fan-favorite singer for quite some time. But he isn't afraid to risk his popularity and take a stand for what he believes in -- even if it means going against what "the man" says. Taste of Country's newest You Think You Know Country video shares the stories behind Jackson's protests at the ACM Awards and CMA Awards in the '90s.

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Top 10 Country Love Songs

Country music has an abundance of songs about falling in love and hoping it lasts. But what about the tunes that celebrate relationships that go the distance?

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Extends Alan Jackson Exhibit

Fans who haven't yet gotten to see Alan Jackson's exhibit, ‘Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country,' at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum now have a few more months to check out the memorabilia. The exhibit, originally scheduled to close in March, will stay open until June, due to popular demand.

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Alan Jackson, ‘Chattahoochee’ — Story Behind the Song

Alan Jackson and Jim McBride co-wrote the song 'Chattahoochee' for Jackson's third studio album, 'A Lot About Livin' (and a Little 'Bout Love),' released in 1992. The album draws its title from a line in the song, and 'Chattahoochee' was released as the record's third single in May of 1993. It hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, earned CMA Awards for Single of the Year and Song of the Year and claimed the No. 1 spot on the year-end Billboard Country Songs chart. Inside, McBride talks with The Boot about the classic hit.

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20 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Hits No. 1 With ‘Gone Country’

Twenty years ago today (Jan. 28), Alan Jackson had plenty to celebrate. It was on this day in 1995 that the singer scored his 10th No. 1 hit with the song 'Gone Country,' from his multi-platinum-selling 'Who I Am' album.

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Alan Jackson Opens 25th Anniversary Tour With Elvis Cover [WATCH]

Alan Jackson kicked off his 25th Anniversary Keepin' It Country Tour on Jan. 8 in Ft. Myers, Fla., with a tribute to one of music's biggest legends. He performed Elvis Presley's 'Hound Dog,' in honor of what would have been the King of Rock and Roll's 80th birthday.

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Alan Jackson Continues Family Christmas Traditions

Alan Jackson loves the holidays and relishes the time he gets to spend making memories with his loved ones in what he notes is a "pretty standard, lovely Christmas."

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Alan + Denise Jackson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories

Alan Jackson and his wife Denise have come a long way from their high school courtship in Newnan, Ga. Three daughters, one astounding country career, a battle with cancer and numerous ups and downs have been part of their love story since their marriage in 1979.

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