Alan Jackson at the Honda Center – Music Connection Magazine
Country legend Alan Jackson played at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday night (2/10). In a 40-year career, Jackson has released 18 albums and won two AMAs, 17 ACM awards, a Billboard Award, two Grammys, 16 CMA awards. Jackson is ranked 28 on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Country Artists. Jackson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. Jackson is also a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, George Music Hall of Fame, and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Jackson has had an astounding 35 number 1 singles and 11 albums on the US Country Chart. Additionally, he had 66 singles on the Billboard Chart of Hot Country singles and tracks. Jackson even has a highway named after him in his hometown of Newnan, GA. Jackson also has one of country music’s most iconic mustaches. Jackson’s latest album is Where did you go in 2021.
Last year Jackson announced he had Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and in March of this year he announced his Last call, one more for the road tour composed of 16 dates. Nonetheless, Jackson still puts on a great show. As Jackson said during the show after a fan request, he was trying to squeeze as much of a hit as possible into the 90-minute set. The set started with “Gone Country” and had three covers; “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran, “The Blues Man” by Hank Williams Jr. and “Who’s Cheatin’ Who” by Charly McClain. Jackson also performed his Grammy, CMA and ACM winning song “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning” about the September 11, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers. The song ended with a photo showing firefighters lifting the ‘American flag where the towers stood leaving the crowd chanting USA Before this song, Jackson honored his father with “Drive (For Daddy Gene) and shared the story of how we wrote it after losing his father in 2000. A few of his biggest hits like “It’s Five O-Clock Somewhere”, “Chattahoochee” and “Where I Come From” were the last three songs before the encore of KC Douglas’ “Mercury Blues”. local sports like the Dodgers, Rams, Chargers, Kings and Lakers.In addition to Jackson’s top music video songs.For 40 years, Jackson has remained true to true country music.
Jackson’s band is Mark McClurg (acoustic guitar), Scott Coney (acoustic and baritone guitars, banjo) Rusty Danmyer, (steel guitar), Danny Groah (lead guitar), Ryan Joseph (fiddle, mandolin), Bruce Rutherford (drums) , Joey Schmidt (keyboards) and Roger Wills (bass guitar).
- Vanished country
- I don’t even know your name
- Live on love
- Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
- The Blues Man – Hank Williams Jr.
- Who’s Cheating Who – Charly McClain
- Here in the real world
- Chasing that neon rainbow
- The older I get
- little bitty
- country boy
- Good time
- Drive (for Dad Gene)
- Where were you (When the world stopped spinning)
- Don’t rock the jukebox
- Remember when
- It’s five o’clock somewhere
- Where I come from
- Mercury Blues – KC Douglas