Alan Jackson gets personal in ‘Thirty Miles West’

by Blog Burger on June 10, 2012

Singer Alan Jackson performs during "A Concert for Hope" at the Kennedy Center in Washington on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacksNASHVILLE (Reuters) – Country singer Alan Jackson is known for telling true-to-life tales but he says a song about his wife's battle with cancer, "When I Saw You Leaving (For Nicey)," was tougher than most. In fact, he admits it was the hardest tune he's ever had to record. The heartfelt song about Denise, his wife of 30 years, is the closing track on Jackson's newly released album "Thirty Miles West" and it keeps with the country music tradition of writing about the realities of life. …

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