Nashville, TN. (Top40 Charts/ Arista Records) - Alan Jackson's GOOD TIME will debut at No 1 on the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Top Country Albums charts next week, with first-week SoundScan sales of 119,151, marking his fourth album to hit the top spots simultaneously on week of release. You'd think that Jackson was a closet numerologist since GOOD TIME is his 17th album and contains 17 songs, all written by Jackson (a first) over the course of 71 satisfying minutes.See Also:
The first single from the album, 'Small Town Southern Man,' is Jackson 's 51st single, and has been steadily climbing the charts - it's No 2 this week.
GOOD TIME reunites Jackson with longtime producer Keith Stegall and marks his return to traditional country after his critically acclaimed PRECIOUS MEMORIES and LIKE RED ON A ROSE albums. Songs include the sweetly poignant 'Sissy's Song,' inspired by a longtime Jackson family friend and employee who passed away, the nostalgic '1976,' the joys of being a 'Country Boy' and a rollicking duet with Martina McBride, 'Never Loved Before.'
Folk singer Utah Phillips, 73, dead
Country Singer Mark Chesnutt To Release New CD
Chesney sought fan support before ACM Awards
Shania Twain, husband split
Shania Twain Splits From Producer Husband
Dolly Parton versus Howard Stern
Humiliated Dolly Parton Considering Lawsuit Against Howard Stern
Carrie Underwood Puts ACMs In Perspective