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I'm also using some Alan Jackson album covers below so you know the origin of each song. Some Alan Jackson songs now have their own pages and are linked below.
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A House With No Curtains was the last single from the 1998 album Everything I Love.
Alan Jackson had 27 consecutive singles in the top 10 but this one broke that streak, only reaching #18 on the US country charts.
A Little Bluer Than That hails form the 2008 album "Good Time".
This one was never was released as a single.
Bug In My Margarita was inspired after Alan Jackson watched a bug land in his drink. He made a mental note of it and on a cold day in Nashville, put pen to paper and wrote this song.
The official name is "Long Way To Go" and can be found as the lead single from his 2011 album "Thirty Miles West". The song reached #24 on the US country chart.
Chasin That Neon Rainbow was from the 1990 debut album "Here In The Real World" and was the 4th single.
The song peaked at #2 on the US Country Charts.
came about while Jim McBride and Alan Jackson were trying to come up
with an up-tempo type song back in 1993. Jim came up with the line "way
down yonder on the chattahoochee" and the song evolved from there.
Neither Jackson or McBride ever thought the song was going to be the
monster hit that it became.
The song became a #1 in both Canada and the US in 1993 and also won the Country Music Awards (CMA) Song Of The Year and Single Of The Year. There was a music video for the song which featured Alan Jackson water skiing on the Chattahoochee River.
The song hails from the 1993 album "A Lot About Livin". Download the free Alan Jackson Chattahoochee lyrics below.
Had It Not Been You hails from the album "Red Like A Rose" which was a bit of a commercial flop. Alan Jackson only wrote one song on this record and it changed direction away from traditional country and went in a pop direction.
Had It Not Been You was never released as a single.
Here In The Real World hails from the debut album of the same name which was released in Feb of 1990.
This was the 2nd of 5 singles off of that album ad became Alan Jackson's first top 10, peaking at #3 on the charts.
Home was recorded in 1989 was was originally slated for his debut album the following year but instead was used as a B-side to several singles. It wasn't until 1995 that it was released as an A-side song and peaked at #3. This song is also from the "Here In The Real World" album.
The Home chords and lyrics are below.
I Wish I Could Back Up hails from Jackson's 2008 album "Good Time".
This song was never released as a single.
I'll Try was a single release back in 1996 and can be found on his Greatest Hits Compilation album.
The song reached #1 in the US and #5 in Canada.
It Must Be Love was another Bob McDill composition and in 1979 Don Williams had a #1 record. Fast Forward to 2000 and history repeated itself when Alan Jackson had his version also reach #1 on the country charts.
The song is found on his "Under The Influence" album.
It's Five o'clock Somewhere was recorded as a duet with Jimmy Buffett ... a Florida boy and a next door neighbor Georgia boy but neither of them wrote the song.
It got Jackson on the pop charts for the first time at #65 and became Buffett's first top 10 song since the 1970's when it came out in 2003. The song was a #1 hit on the country charts.
The song is from his Greatest Hits Vol II album.
Jim And Jack And Hank hails from the 2015 album called Angels and Alcohol and 7 of the 10 songs were written by Alan Jackson.
This song was a single from the album but only peaked at #41 on the country charts. Jim and Jack and Hank chords and lyrics are below.
Just As I Am comes from the poet Charlotte Elliott, who wrote this song back in 1835 and Jackson included it on his 2013 album "Precious Memories Vol II".
The song was never released as a single.
Little Man was one of four singles released from Alan Jackson's 1999 album High Mileage.
This one peaked at #3 in the US and $4 in Canada.
Livin On Love is from Jackson's 1994 album "Who I Am".
The song topped the country charts and became a huge #1 at that time.
Love's Got A Hold On You strangely enough was not written by Alan Jackson. The song became a #1 hit from his 1992 "Dont Rock The Jukebox" album.
The songwriters were Carson Chamberlain and Keith Stegall.
Midnight In Montgomery came about one stormy night in Montgomery Alabama when Alan Jackson spent an evening there and payed a visit to the local cemetery to pay his respects to Hank Williams who is buried there.
Upon returning to Nashville, Jackson sat down with a writing friend of his, Don Sampso,n and together co-wrote this song called Midnight In Montgomery as a tribute song to Hank Williams.
The song hails from the 1991 album "Don't Rock The Jukebox".
Remember When hit the airwaves in the fall of 2003 and by Feb 2004 the song was a #1 country hit.
The songs can be found on his Greatest Hits Vol II album. Download the free Alan Jackson Remember When lyrics below.
She's Got The Rhythm was co-written by Alan Jackson and Randy Travis and they were going to pitch it to B.B. King. But in the end, Jackson decided he'd like to record the song.
Good choice as it turned out to become a #1 hit in 1993 from his album "A Lot About Livin".
Someday became a second #1 hit from his 1992 album "Dont Rock The Jukebox". The song was a #2 hit in Canada.
The official music video for this song is posted below.
Small Town Southern Man was released by Alan Jackson in Nov of 2007 . The song was written by Jackson himself for the album "Good Times".
He had a three year drought since his previous #1 which was Remember When, so this one topped the Country Charts for him in the US. Small Town Southern Man chords and lyrics below.
The Older I Get was released by Alan Jackson in 2017 as a single but it never charted. That should tell you something about the state of country music when great country songs don't get radio play and chart at all.
This song is on the 2017 album "Where Have You Gone".
The One You're Waiting On is from the Angels And Alcohol album from 2016.
This song was released as a single in 2016 but failed to chart.
Tonight I Climbed The Wall was written by Alan Jackson and released as a single back in 1993 from his album "A Lot About Livin'.
This song reached #4 on the country charts in both Canada and the US.
Tryin Not To Love You was a dedication song to a Merle Haggard album that Alan Jackson recorded back in 1994.
This song was never released as a single.
Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning was written by Alan Jackson about the tragic events of Sept 11, 2001 and hails from the album "Drive".
Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning chords and lyrics below.
You Can Always Come Home hails from the Angels and Alcohol album of 2015.
This number was never released as a single.
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