#RememberWhensday Alan & Jim McBride penned Chattahoochee during a weekend tour run in '92. Alan performed it on stage for the first time that same weekend in Thibodeaux, Louisiana. #CMHOF2017 #HonorThyMusic
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For our last installment of this month's #RewindWednesday, we are highlighting the fourth of Alan's March #1s - Small Town Southern Man. He told People Magazine's Eileen Finan in 2007 of his father Eugene Jackson, "Some of it does mirror his life. He was a hardworking man and he gave all his time to his family..." Read the whole article here - [ People.com Link ]
Recorded for Alan's first Greatest Hits collection in 1995, "I'll Try is the third single of our #RewindWednesday series to reach the top spot in March. Alan said he "wanted to write a lovesong" for the project, "and all I can say is that its a realistic approach to a positive lovesong."
The second of Alan's March #1s is"'Dallas". "I had just had a hit with 'Here In the Real World' and we were down in Dallas playing Billy Bob's Texas. The crowd was great - really excited. We'd never had a reaction like that. We finally had to pack it up and on the way back we were all saying how we wished Dallas would be in Tennessee when we got home. I wrote it down and came up with the... View details ⇨
This week in 1991 Alan scored his first Billboard #1. He says of the song, "One rainy morning in Pine Bluff, Arkansas after a long five-set night at Bad Bob's, I sat in my hotel room and wrote this song for my wife, Denise, while thinking back on the 10 years we'd spent together" #RewindWednesday
Can you guess how many #1s Alan has had in the month of MARCH? Each week in March we'll be letting you know the answers on #RewindWednesday. And giving you some cool facts about the songs that we love to hit the REWIND button on!