'Keepin' It Country - Live at Red Rocks'
(Alan Jackson / DVD / NR / 2016 / Eagle Vision)
Overview: Join Alan Jackson at a capacity crowd at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO for his 25th Anniversary KEEPIN' IT COUNTRY TOUR.
DVD Verdict: For those not in the know, here's what you should know about this singing legend: Alan Jackson is an American singer, songwriter and musician, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 15 studio albums, three Greatest Hits albums, two Christmas albums, two Gospel albums and several compilations!
Indeed, Jackson has sold over 80 million records worldwide, with more than 50 of his singles having appeared on Billboard's list of the "Top 30 Country Songs". Of Jackson's entries, 35 were number-one hits, with 50 in the Top 10. He is the recipient of 2 Grammys, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards and nominee of multiple other awards. He is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
Phew! Well, now yer know and as much as I didn't expect y'all to know most all those stats beforehand, Jackson's unique country-tinged vocals tones have had you, one and all, at some time or another, singing the chorus to one of his hit singles. I'd put money on it!
Here on this new DVD, 'Keepin' It Country - Live at Red Rocks,' Jackson returns to his roots and, as much as it did at the time, now brings for a concert DVD that will be a memorable celebration for his longtime fans; as well as legions of new fans, who are discovering his music through the many songs that have withstood the test of time and influenced many new artists of today, of course.
Included on this wonderful new DVD fans of all ages will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote them and made them famous. 26 songs are sung, 26 songs are welcomed by the army of screaming fans. Straight from the off we get 'Gone Country,' which he backs with both 'I Don't Even Know Your Name' and 'Livin' On Love,' and then he gives us classics such as 'Good Time,' 'Small Town Southern Man,' 'Drive,' 'Chattahoochee,' 'Wanted,' 'Pop A Top,' 'Where Were You,' 'Remember When,' and amongst others, the trio of 'Where I Come From,' 'It's Five O' Clock Somewhere,' and finally wraps the show with 'Mercury Blues.'
Inclusive of songs from his recent release Angels and Alcohol, if you're looking to sit down with Alan Jackson tonight, wanting him to sing to you, but you can't get near him in the flesh, this DVD is the next best thing! This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.