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Jackson finds there's a long way to go

Monday, June 13, 2011 – Alan Jackson released Long Way To Go, the debut single from the joint venture between EMI Records Nashville and ACR (Alan's Country Records). The single ships to country radio today./

Jackson and EMI previewed the new single for radio programmers at an event in Nashville last week. "Seems like every time you turn around lately, there's just something heavy going on in the world, so I felt like singing something that was kind of light and fun," said Jackson. "I hope some people like it."

Jackson penned the song which is the first single from his new studio album to be released this fall.

Jackson had been with Arista Nashville his entire career.

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