GAC Album Review: Alan Jackson’s The Bluegrass Album

Alan Jackson is one of those rare entertainers with complete creative control over his music and career. Sixty million albums sold and 35 No. 1 singles tend to do that for an artist. So consider what Alan has done over the past 18 months; he released the mainstream country record Thirty Miles West in June [...] Read More

Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West Debuts at No. 1

Alan Jackson’s new album, Thirty Miles West, debuted at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, making it Alan’s 13th release to debut in the top spot. Thirty Miles West also debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, beat out only by Adele’s 21 album. This is Alan’s best debut week [...] Read More

Alan Jackson Includes Most Personal Song to Date on New Album

Alan Jackson has a string of hits that spans 20 years and many of them are deeply personal, such as “Drive (for Daddy Gene)” and “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning).” On his new album, Thirty Miles West, out June 5, he has included what he tells the Chicago Tribune is his most [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West

Alan Jackson is consistent. Over the years, each new album cranks up like the truck you’ve had forever and trust to get you through it all. After parting ways with longtime label Arista Nashville in early 2011 (loooong time label, as in AJ was actually their first artist signed in 1989), Alan issues his debut [...] Read More

Alan Jackson Preps for Thirty Miles West Release with Noteworthy at the Opry Appearance

Alan Jackson is gearing up to release his highly anticipated new album, Thirty Miles West, on June 5. The album will be his first release on ACR/EMI Nashville and is produced by longtime friend and producer Keith Stegall. He will celebrate the release with appearances on NBC’s The Today Show and CBS’s Late Show With [...] Read More