All Jacked Up (song)

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"All Jacked Up"
Single by Gretchen Wilson
from the album All Jacked Up
Released August 1, 2005
Format CD single
Genre Country, Southern rock
Length 3:33
Label Epic
Writer(s) Vicky McGehee
John Rich
Gretchen Wilson
Producer(s) John Rich
Gretchen Wilson
Mark Wright
Certification Gold (US)
Gretchen Wilson singles chronology
"Homewrecker"
(2005)
"All Jacked Up"
(2005)
"I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today"
(2005)
Music video
"All Jacked Up" at CMT.com

"All Jacked Up" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Gretchen Wilson. It was released in August 2005 as the first single and title track from the album All Jacked Up. On the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart dated for August 6, 2005, "All Jacked Up" debuted at number 21, setting a record for the highest ever debut by a female artist on the country charts.[1] The last female artist to hold this record was Shania Twain, whose "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!" debuted at number 24 in 2002.[1] Gretchen Wilson's record has since been broken by Carrie Underwood's "So Small", which debuted at number 20 on the Billboard country chart dated for August 18, 2007. Wilson wrote this song with John Rich and Vicky McGehee.

Reception[edit]

Kevin John Coyne, reviewing the song for Country Universe, gave it a negative rating. He said that she was trying way too hard to recreate "Redneck Woman" [2]

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on July 29, 2005 and was co-directed by Wilson with Deaton-Flanigen The video features cameo appearances by Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels and Larry the Cable Guy, who appears as both himself and an angry transvestite.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at #21 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs on the week ending August 6, 2005.

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 42
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 58

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chart Beat". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-20. 
  2. ^ Coyne, Kevin John (2005-08-04). "Gretchen Wilson - "All Jacked Up"". Country Universe. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Gretchen Wilson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Gretchen Wilson. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
  4. ^ "Gretchen Wilson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Gretchen Wilson. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
  5. ^ "Best of 2005: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2005. Retrieved July 11, 2012.