Alan Jackson Quotes

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Alan Eugene Jackson is a singer and songwriter who has recorded 16 studio albums, three greatest hits albums, two Christmas albums, and two gospel albums. He was born on October 17, 1958 in Newnan, Georgia, United States. Alan Jackson is married to Denise Jackson.

Here are some famous Alan Jackson quotes and lyrics from songs about life:

Famous Alan Jackson Quotes

famous Alan Jackson quotes

1. I don’t like politics, hypocrites, folks with poodles. -Alan Jackson

2. I’m hooked on my baby’s love, there ain’t nothing in the jug this strong. -Alan Jackson

3. Tonight I’m the designated drinker. -Alan Jackson

4. You just write about things that happen. -Alan Jackson

5. I think if you retire from touring, then people think you are retired. -Alan Jackson

6. There’s no hall of fame for that working class hero, no statue carved out of stone. And his greatest reward is the love of a woman and his children.

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7. Flesh is weak, but love is strong. -Alan Jackson

8. I’ve always stood up for country music. -Alan Jackson

9. Making music is still what keeps a fire going on in me. -Alan Jackson

10. I always try to make the music that I like and think my fans will like. -Alan Jackson

Best Alan Jackson Quotes

best Alan Jackson quotes

11. To me, songwriting is the backbone of Nashville. Looks can go, fads can go, but a good song lasts forever. -Alan Jackson

12. I love your cooking, honey, but sometimes I need some real food. -Alan Jackson

13. I think I’ve always approached making albums pretty much the same way. I’m just looking for a mixture of songs and topics that aren’t the same thing over and over. -Alan Jackson

14. I like to write sad songs. They’re much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don’t want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn’t; they want that positive, uptempo thing. -Alan Jackson

15. You think about people like Hank Williams, who stood on that spot of wood, and Mr. Acuff, and, of course, George Jones. And just about anybody you can think of who has made country music has been on that stage. That’s what makes you so nervous – to think about the historical part of the Opry and how it’s played such a part in country music. -Alan Jackson

16. Love is stolen in the shadows of the night. Though it’s wrong all along, it keeps going on as long as they keep it out of sight.

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17. Pour me something tall and strong, make it a Hurricane before I go insane. It’s only half past twelve but I don’t care, it’s 5 O’clock somewhere. -Alan Jackson

18. Did you stand there in shock at the sight of that black smoke risin’ against that blue sky? Did you shout out in anger, in fear of your neighbor or did you just sit down and cry?.. -Alan Jackson

19. The fan base that I’ve had all these years has come along. Some of them are not as plugged into the digital world, so they want to go out and buy the CD at Walmart or something. -Alan Jackson

20. I’ve been a lot of places, and my wife, Denise, she likes a lot of the fancy restaurants. I’m more of a basic eater. I still go into Cracker Barrel. Those are the kind of people who like the kind of music I’m making. -Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson Quotes About Life

Alan Jackson quotes about life

21. A country song is a song about life. -Alan Jackson

22. Faith, hope, and love are some good things He gave us; but the greatest is love. -Alan Jackson

23. Making music is still what keeps a fire going on in me. -Alan Jackson

24. If you can last until you’re 40 years old, hopefully you’ll be mature enough to figure out the rest of the years. -Alan Jackson

25. What I enjoy doing more than anything is, I have my little antique car collection, and when the weather is pretty I like to get out one of my old cars. I have a little route I run down in the country, down Nachez Trace Parkway. The loop down through there is just really relaxing, not much traffic. -Alan Jackson

26. I’ve had to live with women all my life. I grew up with four older sisters, and I was the baby and the only boy. -Alan Jackson

27. You have to be tough-skinned and willing to accept criticism, and at the same time, just try to do music that you like and you are proud of and not just whatever you think it’s going to take to get you on the radio. -Alan Jackson

28. I’m usually just enjoying life.

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29. After 17″ is a song I wrote when my first daughter went to college, so that’s kind of where I’m at in that part of my life. If you listen to that song and knew anything about me, you’d say, “Oh yeah, he wrote that about his daughter,” but I try not to write them that they are so specific that they wouldn’t apply to anybody that has a child. -Alan Jackson

30. I grew up with nothing, so whenever I got to where I could have something I felt like I needed to have everything I couldn’t have when I was young. -Alan Jackson

31. The older you are, I think you realize what you enjoy and what you don’t need, what wears you out and what’s important. -Alan Jackson

32. Growing up in Georgia, I used to think people up north or out west were so different. They’re really not. They’re just regular people who live in small towns. They grow up and try to raise families and have a job and go to church and play softball. It’s that way everywhere. -Alan Jackson

33. I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part that actually did have some effect on me or influenced me in the past. -Alan Jackson

34. The music business doesn’t take up that much of my time. I probably should put a little more energy into it. -Alan Jackson

35. I’ve had to live with women all my life. I grew up with four older sisters, and I was the baby and the only boy. -Alan Jackson