There is no denying that Alan Jackson is one of the few stars now who stay true to the real country music sound. Hence, he is one of the most beloved country music artists of all time. Many fans love him because of immense talent and his pure country voice that has the ability to tell stories and evoke emotions. Indeed, he is such a captivating entertainer that gives justice to what true country music is.
Jackson Performs at the Opry
In one of his appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in 2015, Jackson proved that he is more than just a singer. He moved the audience when he delivered his most famous hit “Remember When.” The performance was moving at the same time ecstatic as it also drew joy from every person watching the show. With this performance, he again proved why he is one of the best and most successful artists of his generation.
Here is his poignant show at the Grand Ole Opry and try to hold your tears:
About His Song “Remember When”
Released in 2003, “Remember When” was penned and recorded by Alan Jackson. It was the second and final single from his compilation album, Greatest Hits Volume II. The tune was an immediate success for Jackson as it immediately sat atop the country charts. Also, it penetrated the pop charts as it peaked at no. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“Remember When” talks about the story of Jackson that is so true to him. In the song, he looks back on his life with his wife. Also, he describes the love that they had from the first time they met until raising their family and children. Moreover, he describes how he and his wife will “remember when” the children were young after they are all grown up.
Meanwhile, the reception of the song was quite astonishing. Many fans praised Jackson as he bared his vulnerability as a father in the song. In fact, Billboard gave a positive remark on the song. It said:
“[The song is] the most poignant, well written country song to hit the format in a long time.”Billboard
Truly, we can say that the tune is a piece of true country music. In addition, it stays true and sticks to the elements of what authentic country music is.
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