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Alan Jackson Part of New Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Exhibit

Alan Jackson performs "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)"  onstage at the 2001 CMA Awards with the Jim Triggs guitar that is part  of the new exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame  Photo credit: John Russell/CMA

Alan Jackson performs “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)”
onstage at the 2001 CMA Awards with the Jim Triggs guitar that is part
of the new exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Photo credit: John Russell/CMA

Alan Jackson is among the more than 50 musical artists featured in a new exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Louder Than Music: Rock, Power & Politics chronicles a variety of times, places and moments where music and American history have crossed paths over the last several decades – Alan is represented by the Jim Triggs guitar he played onstage at the 2001 CMA Awards ceremony in Nashville, where he first performed his iconic “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning),” a song inspired by the events and aftermath of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The exhibit also includes Alan’s handwritten lyrics of the song.

Jackson's guitar currently on exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Louder Than Music: Rock, Power & Politics

Jackson’s guitar currently on exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Louder Than Music: Rock, Power & Politics

Alan’s guitar is featured alongside artifacts and items from such wide-ranging talents as Beyonce, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, U2’s Bono and Keith Richards…as well as superstars and music icons such as John Lennon, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder. Louder Than Music: Rock, Power & Politics is open now – the exhibit runs at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland through November 27 (Thanksgiving Weekend), when it will be packed and moved to The Newseum in Washington, DC to be placed on display a week ahead of next year’s Presidential Inauguration.

“Where Were You” captured a still-reeling nation’s emotions unlike any other song – it would go on to be honored with Grammy, CMA and ACM Awards and other accolades…and, 15 years after the events of September 2001, remains a staple of Jackson’s concerts due to fan demand.

Jackson recently celebrated his 25th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with an appearance on its world-famous stage…and he just spent a month at the top of Billboard’s all-genre Music DVD chart with Keepin’ It Country: Live at Red Rocks, a concert DVD captured on tour at the revered Colorado concert venue in 2015. Jackson’s Keepin’ It Country Tour – extended from 2015 into this year – continues this summer with performances this weekend at Ohio’s iconic Jamboree in the Hills (July 15) and the Faster Horses Festival in Michigan (July 17). More shows – available at www.alanjackson.com – follow in August and through the fall.

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