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Jackson 3-CD retrospective coming

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 – A three CD Alan Jackson anthology, including unreleased tracks, will be out Nov. 6 at Wal-Mart on Legacy and Arista Nashville.

"Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story," will include 59 songs drawn from all phases of Jackson's career at Arista Nashville and debuts 8 previously unreleased tracks including a live version of The Eagles' hit "Seven Bridges Road," recorded in Birmingham, Ala. on Nov. 1, 1997, and a rare live rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner," recorded in 2001.

Jackson was the first artist signed to the newly-formed Arista Nashville imprint During his tenure at Arista Nashville, Jackson recorded 50 Top 10 hits, including 26 Billboard number ones.

In July, Jackson released his 15th studio album, "Angels and Alcohol, " through Alan's Country Records/EMI Nashville; the record became his 14th number 1 album.

"Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story" comes with a booklet featuring tributes to Jackson and his music offered by such diverse talents as Kenny Chesney, Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, George Strait, Steven Tyler, Carrie Underwood, Lee Ann Womack, and the late George Jones. A special poster is also included, featuring a panoramic shot of the entire visual exhibit from "Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin' It Country."

Disc One
1. Blue Blooded Woman
2. Here In The Real World
3. Wanted
4. Chasin' That Neon Rainbow
5. I'd Love You All Over Again
6. Don't Rock The Jukebox
7. Someday
8. Dallas
9. Midnight In Montgomery
10. Love's Got A Hold On You
11. She's Got The Rhythm (And I Got The Blues)
12. Tonight I Climbed The Wall
13. Chattahoochee
14. Mercury Blues
15. (Who Says) You Can't Have It All
16. Summertime Blues
17. Gone Country
18. Born Too Late (Previously unreleased)
19. If Tears Could Talk (Previously unreleased)
20. Seven Bridges Road - Live (Previously unreleased)

Disc Two
1. Livin' On Love
2. I Don't Even Know Your Name
3. Tall, Tall Trees
4. I'll Try
5. Home
6. Little Bitty
7. Who's Cheatin' Who
8. There Goes
9. Between The Devil And Me
10. A House With No Curtains
11. I'll Go On Loving You
12. Right On The Money
13. Gone Crazy
14. Little Man
15. Pop A Top
16. The Blues Man
17. It Must Be Love
18. Wings (Previously unreleased)
19. Seguro Que Hell Yes (Previously unreleased)
20. The Star-Spangled Banner (Previously unreleased)

Disc Three
1. Where I Come From
2. When Somebody Loves You
3. Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)
4. Drive (For Daddy Gene)
5. Work In Progress
6. That'd Be Alright
7. It's Five O'Clock Somewhere-with Jimmy Buffett
8. Remember When
9. Too Much Of A Good Thing
10. Monday Morning Church
11. Like Red On A Rose
12. A Woman's Love
13. Small Town Southern Man
15. Country Boy
16. Sissy's Song
17. As She's Walking Away-Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
18. Love Is Hard (Previously unreleased)
19. Ain't Just A Southern Thing (Previously unreleased)

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