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* TheCoverChangesTheGender: The original version of "Who's Cheatin' Who" was from a female perspective. Jackson, obviously, changed it to a male's.



* TheCoverChangesTheGender: The original version of "Who's Cheatin' Who" was from a female perspective. Jackson, obviously, changed it to a male's.

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* TheCoverChangesTheGender: The original version of "Who's Cheatin' Who" was from a female perspective. Jackson, obviously, changed it TelephoneSong: "Wanted" has the narrator calling to place a male's."want ad" apologizing to the woman who left him and asking her to come back.


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!!Tropes present:!!Alan Jackson and his works provide examples of:

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!Albums
* ''New Traditional'' (1987, early independent album)
* ''Here in the Real World'' (1990, Creator/AristaRecords debut)
* ''Don't Rock the Jukebox'' (1991)
* ''A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)'' (1992)
* ''Honky Tonk Christmas'' (1993)
* ''Who I Am'' (1994)
* ''The Greatest Hits Collection'' (1995)
* ''Everything I Love'' (1996)
* ''High Mileage'' (1998)
* ''Under the Influence'' (1999)
* ''When Somebody Loves You'' (2000)
* ''Drive'' (2002)
* ''Let It Be Christmas'' (2002)
* ''Greatest Hits Volume II'' (2003, originally released as ''Greatest Hits Volume II... and Some Other Stuff'', featuring a bonus disc with eight album cuts)
* ''What I Do'' (2004)
* ''Precious Memories'' (2006, first Christian album)
* ''Like Red on a Rose'' (2006)
* ''Good Time'' (2008)
* ''Freight Train'' (2010)
* ''34 Number Ones'' (2010)
* ''Thirty Miles West'' (2012, first album for EMI Nashville)
* ''Precious Memories Volume II'' (2013, second Christian album)
* ''The Bluegrass Album'' (2013)
* ''Angels and Alcohol'' (2015)


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* LyricalColdOpen: "Don't Rock the Jukebox"


* RereleaseTheSong: Alan wanted to release "Home" off his first album, but decided against it because there was another song out by Joe Diffie that had the same title. The original recording was finally released as a single from a GreatestHitsAlbum in 1996. Later on, he re-recorded "A Woman's Love", originally from 1998's ''High Mileage'', and released the re-recording from 2007's ''Like Red on a Rose''.

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* RereleaseTheSong: RereleaseTheSong:
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Alan wanted to release "Home" off his first album, but decided against it because there was another song out by Joe Diffie Music/JoeDiffie that had the same title. The original recording was ended up as a BSide for several other singles before finally getting released as a single from off a GreatestHitsAlbum in 1996. Later on, he 1996.
** "I'll Go On Loving You", from ''High Mileage'', was re-recorded in 1999 as a duet with ''sertanejo'' musician Leonardo (of the duo Leandro e Leonardo) singing some of the verses in Portuguese.
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re-recorded "A Woman's Love", originally also from 1998's ''High Mileage'', and released the re-recording from for 2007's ''Like Red on a Rose''.Rose''. The re-recorded version was that album's second single.


* RecordProducer: He's worked with Keith Stegall on all but one album (the aforementioned ''Like Red on a Rose'', produced by bluegrass queen Music/{{Alison Krauss|And Union Station}}). Scott Hendricks co-produced the first two and one song on the third, and his nephew Adam Wright co-produced his 2013 bluegrass album.

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* RecordProducer: He's worked with Keith Stegall on all but one album (the aforementioned ''Like Red on a Rose'', produced by bluegrass queen Music/{{Alison Krauss|And Union Station}}). Scott Hendricks (Restless Heart, Music/BlakeShelton) co-produced the first two and one song on "Tonight I Climbed the Wall" off the third, and his nephew Adam Wright co-produced his 2013 bluegrass album.


** "I'll Go On Loving You" is awfully melancholy for a love song to his wife. Really, [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong it sounds like a lot like "Suicide Is Painless"]].

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** "I'll Go On Loving You" is awfully melancholy for a love song to his wife. Really, [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong It doesn't help that it sounds like bears a lot like "Suicide striking melodical resemblance to "[[Series/{{MASH}} Suicide Is Painless"]].Painless]]".


* {{Bowdlerize}}: "I'll Try" opens with the line "Here we are, talkin' bout forever / Both know damn well it's not easy together". Even though it wasn't his first time swearing in song, the "damn" became a "too" on the radio edit.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: "I'll Try" opens with the line "Here we are, talkin' bout forever / Both know damn well it's not easy together". Even though it wasn't his first time swearing in song, the "damn" is usually considered acceptable on country radio, the line still became a "too" "both know too well" on the radio edit.



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* AccidentalMarriage: "I Don't Even Know Your Name" has a man unintentionally fall in love with and marry a waitress after getting drunk.


Jackson also co-wrote singles for Music/FaithHill ("I Can't Do That Anymore"), Music/RandyTravis ("I'd Surrender All", "Better Class of Losers"), Clay Walker ("If I Could Make a Living") and Music/ChelyWright ("Til I Was Loved by You"). His nephew Adam Wright, and Adam's wife, Shannon, record on Alan's label as The Wrights, and they have occasionally collaborated with him.

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Jackson also co-wrote singles for Music/FaithHill ("I Can't Do That Anymore"), Music/RandyTravis ("I'd Surrender All", "Better Class of Losers"), Clay Walker Music/ClayWalker ("If I Could Make a Living") and Music/ChelyWright ("Til I Was Loved by You"). His nephew Adam Wright, and Adam's wife, Shannon, record on Alan's label as The Wrights, and they have occasionally collaborated with him.



* TruckDriversGearChange: A few occasions: "Remember When" begins in G, modulates down to C for a solo, and then goes up to A for the final verses. "The Talkin' Song Repair Blues" does the half-step-by-verse variant, going from D to E-flat to E. He also wrote Clay Walker's "If I Could Make a Living", which begins in F, then repeats the chorus in G and again in A at the end.

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* TruckDriversGearChange: A few occasions: "Remember When" begins in G, modulates down to C for a solo, and then goes up to A for the final verses. "The Talkin' Song Repair Blues" does the half-step-by-verse variant, going from D to E-flat to E. He also wrote Clay Walker's Music/ClayWalker's "If I Could Make a Living", which begins in F, then repeats the chorus in G and again in A at the end.

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* RockstarSong: "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" is about a man's desire to rise to the top as a country singer.


* LyricalShoehorn: Pretty much all of the last two verses of "Where I Come From", which are composed of awkward phrasings and rhymes that barely make sense (for instance, "lost a universal joint and had to use my finger").

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* LyricalShoehorn: Pretty much all of the last two verses of "Where I Come From", which are composed of awkward phrasings and rhymes that barely make sense (for instance, "lost a universal joint and had to use my finger").finger" -- possibly dialing a phone for help or hitchhiking?).


** "I'll Go On Loving You" is awfully melancholy for a song about how he will still love his woman after he's had sex with her. Really, [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong it sounds like a lot like "Suicide Is Painless"]].

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** "I'll Go On Loving You" is awfully melancholy for a love song about how he will still love to his woman after he's had sex with her.wife. Really, [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong it sounds like a lot like "Suicide Is Painless"]].


* RecordProducer: He's worked with Keith Stegall on all but one album (the aforementioned ''Like Red on a Rose'', produced by bluegrass queen [[Music/AlisonKraussAndUnionStation Alison Krauss]]). His first two were co-produced by Scott Hendricks (as was one song on the third), and his 2013 bluegrass album had his nephew Adam Wright as co-producer.

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* RecordProducer: He's worked with Keith Stegall on all but one album (the aforementioned ''Like Red on a Rose'', produced by bluegrass queen [[Music/AlisonKraussAndUnionStation Alison Krauss]]). His first two were co-produced by Music/{{Alison Krauss|And Union Station}}). Scott Hendricks (as was co-produced the first two and one song on the third), third, and his 2013 bluegrass album had his nephew Adam Wright as co-producer.co-produced his 2013 bluegrass album.


* LyricalShoehorn: Pretty much all of the last two verses of "Where I Come From", which are composed of awkward phrasings and rhymes that barely make sense (for instance, "use my finger" is how he describes hitchhiking).

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* LyricalShoehorn: Pretty much all of the last two verses of "Where I Come From", which are composed of awkward phrasings and rhymes that barely make sense (for instance, "use "lost a universal joint and had to use my finger" is how he describes hitchhiking).finger").

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