With several decades in country music, Alan Jackson has had quite a successful career. He started off small and eventually rose to superstar status in the business. Several of his songs are memorable, some even were about big events in American history. From sad songs to fun ones, Jackson has had a wide variety of hits. These are 10 of the biggest Alan Jackson country music hits:
10. “Sissy's Song”
This is one of Jackson's personal favorites. He sang this song about a woman he knew, and it really touched a lot of fans. When you lose someone so young, its heartbreaking. This is one of the most well-known songs Jackson sings, and it has been used for several tribute videos since being released.
9. “Where I Come From”
Southern living is what this song is all about. From cornbread and chicken to front porch sittin', this is all about Jackson's life. Its a catchy tune and definitely marked the turn-of-the-century in country music.
Jackson modeled this song after his father. And he comes from a very humble upbringing, even living in a shed with his family while his father worked to support them. His story is an inspiring one, and this tribute to his father touched a lot of fans and fellow artists.
This is one of the old-school country songs that can be played decades later and still entertain the crowd. Jackson liked to remember the “good” country days, especially with artists like George Jones, who is mentioned in the song. If you are looking for something to get the crowd rocking; this is it.
6. “Remember When”
Alan Jackson isn't a big “love song” fan, so this was definitely a treat. While it wasn't what many expected, its a song about life and the hardships of marriage. This is one that will touch your heart, especially if you are married.
After the terror attack in on September 11, 2001, Alan Jackson wrote “Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning.” It was played on the radio all over the country as people tried to cope with what happened to the Twin Towers in New York City. The latter half of 2001 was filled with fear and panic and this song voiced what many Americans were thinking and feeling that day.
4. “Good Time”
This was a rockin' song when it was released. Jackson is always good at putting on a show and this music video is one of the best. If you are looking for a good time and a song that will help get the party started, this is it.
3. “Livin' On Love”
This is a catchy and yet another “love” song by Alan Jackson. He sings so fondly of love and how it is important, almost more important than anything else. If you like Jackson's music, you will definitely love this love song.
Going down memory lane is something that Jackson frequently likes to do. This song talks about when he learned to drive several different things, including a boat. He talks about when “daddy let me drive.” While it isn't completely autobiographical, it definitely taps into some memories.
1. “Little Bitty”
If you are looking for something upbeat and fun, this is the Alan Jackson song for you. Some things in life may seem “Little Bitty,” but they are bigger than you think. He sings about things like a house and a yard, definitely talking about life and the blessings in it.