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There are few things more American than country music. And, there are few people more American than Alan Jackson. This quotes compilation of Alan Jackson tells the story of the rise of one of America’s most successful country music stars. From his humble beginnings to his current status as a household name, this quotes compilation is a must-read for any fan of country music or anyone who is interested in learning more about the life of an American icon.

Here are the most interesting Music, Songs, Love, Life quotes from Alan Jackson, and much more.


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About Alan Jackson

birth of the author

October 17, 1958

genre of the author

Neotraditional Country, Bluegrass, Gospel

occupation of the author

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

instrument of the author

Vocals, Acoustic Guitar

date of the author

Years Active:

institution of the author

Arista Nashville, Emi Nashville, Alan’s Country

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Keith Stegall, George Jones, George Strait, Jimmy Buffett, The Wrights, Zac Brown Band And More.


Flesh is weak, but love is strong. โ€” Alan Jackson

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

I love your cooking, honey, but sometimes I need some real food. โ€” Alan Jackson

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. โ€” Alan Jackson

flesh is weak but love is strong Alan Jackson quote

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. โ€” Alan Jackson

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. โ€” Alan Jackson


A country song is a song about life. โ€” Alan Jackson

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. โ€” Alan Jackson

The sheik is very happy to put it behind him and move on with his life. โ€” Alan Jackson

a country song is a song about life Alan Jackson quote

The decision by The d.a.’s office not to file charges shows that The accuser’s stories cannot be substantiated, The sheik is very happy to put it behind him and move on with his life. โ€” Alan Jackson


I always try to make the music that I like and think my fans will like. โ€” Alan Jackson

I’ve always stood up for country music. โ€” Alan Jackson

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

I didn’t realize until I was older what a huge music fan my daddy really was, and actually that my grandma played banjo at one time, and I didn’t even know that until a year or two ago. โ€” Alan Jackson

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Making music is still what keeps a fire going on in me. โ€” Alan Jackson

Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn’t any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments. โ€” Alan Jackson


I’ve always said that if you have songs on the radio and get played, you’ve got to have a tour to support that. โ€” Alan Jackson

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

I’ve had several workingโ€“man songs that I like. โ€” Alan Jackson

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He’s written some great songs. I thought that ‘Blues Man’ was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute. โ€” Alan Jackson

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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. โ€” Alan Jackson

A lot of times when songwriters get together and write a song… somebody will come in with a hook and a lot of times they come out with something that sounds a little crafty. โ€” Alan Jackson

Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I’d hear off the radio and was probably singing the wrong words and didn’t even know it. โ€” Alan Jackson

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. โ€” Alan Jackson

Inspiring Phrases From Alan Jackson

It’s a scary word, ‘cancer.’ โ€” Alan Jackson

I’ve always wanted to make a bluegrass album. โ€” Alan Jackson

My mother kept asking me, ‘When are you going to do a gospel album?’ And I’ve always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more. โ€” Alan Jackson

I don’t write all my stuff. Everybody always thinks that. But in just about every album I’ve ever had has been about 50โ€“50 songs I’ve written or coโ€“written and other people’s songs. โ€” Alan Jackson

I think every album you have, especially if it’s done well, you feel like you’re competing with yourself. โ€” Alan Jackson

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As long as I’m still able to have a hit on the radio and sell a few albums and some tickets, I don’t see that it would be worth retiring. โ€” Alan Jackson

You just write about things that happen. โ€” Alan Jackson

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