Editors’ Notes Alan Jackson followed up his successful debut with 1991’s Don’t Rock The Jukebox, a well-rounded song collection that solidified his neo-traditionalist stance. The essentials of his sound — particularly the deep-twanging guitar leads and high, undulating pedal steel lines — gain more definition here. The connection Jackson feels with an earlier generation of Nashville heroes is made more explicit as well. George Jones is referenced twice — first in the infectious title track and again in the more low-key “Just Playin’ Possum” (the latter title referring to Jones’ nickname) — and the shade of Hank Williams is raised in the eerie “Midnight In Montgomery.” Jackson draws upon these and other inspirations to deliver impeccably-crafted story-songs like “Dallas” and genial toe-tappers like “Love’s Got A Hold On You.” His celebration of the common man, a theme developed on future albums, finds expression in the empathetic “Working Class Hero.” Jackson's unaffected charm throughout helps make Don’t Rock The Jukebox a honky-tonk revival classic.

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Don't Rock the Jukebox
1
2:51
 
That's All I Need to Know
2
3:45
 
Dallas
3
2:43
 
Midnight In Montgomery
4
3:45
 
Love's Got a Hold On You
5
2:53
 
Someday
6
3:16
 
Just Playin' Possum
7
2:53
 
From a Distance
8
3:37
 
Walkin' the Floor Over Me
9
2:24
 
Working Class Hero
10
3:14
 

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