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Under the Influence

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Under the Influence

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Alan Jackson
Producers:
Arista
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

This staunch traditionalist grew up on the kind of weepy honky-tonk that wasn’t afraid to wallow in self-pity. In assembling these fine covers (”The Way I Am,” ”She Just Started Liking Cheatin’ Songs”), he updates classics with poignant readings and eloquent instrumental solos, finding the poetry in country’s forgotten gems. B+