Don't Rock the Jukebox

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Don't Rock The Jukebox
Studio album by Alan Jackson
Released May 14, 1991
Genre Country
Length 31:21
Label Arista
Producer Scott Hendricks
Keith Stegall
Alan Jackson chronology
Here in the Real World
Don't Rock the Jukebox
A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
Singles from Don't Rock the Jukebox
  1. "Don't Rock the Jukebox"
    Released: April 29, 1991
  2. "Someday"
    Released: August 19, 1991
  3. "Dallas"
    Released: December 30, 1991
  4. "Midnight in Montgomery"
    Released: April 20, 1992
  5. "Love's Got a Hold on You"
    Released: July 13, 1992

Don't Rock The Jukebox is the second studio album by American country music artist Alan Jackson. It was released on May 14, 1991, and produced five singles on the Hot Country Songs charts; the title track, "Someday", "Dallas", and "Love's Got a Hold on You", which all reached Number One, and "Midnight in Montgomery" (a tribute song to Hank Williams) which reached #3. Fellow country music artist George Jones makes a cameo on the album, singing the last line on "Just Playin' Possum". ("The Possum" was one of Jones' nicknames.)

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Chicago Tribune 4/4 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly A [3]
Robert Christgau (choice cut) [4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars [5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Don't Rock the Jukebox"   Alan Jackson, Roger Murrah, Keith Stegall 2:52
2. "That's All I Need to Know"   Jackson, Jim McBride 3:47
3. "Dallas"   Jackson, Stegall 2:45
4. "Midnight in Montgomery"   Jackson, Don Sampson 3:46
5. "Love's Got a Hold on You"   Carson Chamberlain, Stegall 2:54
6. "Someday"   Jackson, McBride 3:18
7. "Just Playin' Possum"   Jackson, McBride, Gary Overton 2:54
8. "From a Distance"   Jackson, Randy Travis 3:38
9. "Walkin' the Floor Over Me"   Jackson, Sampson 2:26
10. "Working Class Hero"   Jackson, Sampson 3:14

Chart performance[edit]

Don't Rock the Jukebox peaked at #17 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and #2 on the Top Country Albums. In April 1995, Don't Rock The Jukebox was certified 4 x Platinum by the RIAA.


Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1991 "Don't Rock the Jukebox" 1 1
"Someday" 1 2
"Dallas" 1 1
1992 "Midnight in Montgomery" 3 3
"Love's Got a Hold on You" 1 1


  • Produced By Scott Hendricks & Keith Stegall
  • Engineered By Hans Akelsen, Paul Cochrane, Jeff Coppage, Bill Heath, Scott Hendricks, Clark Hook, Gary Laney, Mark Nevers, John David Parker, Dave Sinko
  • Mixed By Scott Hendricks
  • Mastered By Hank Williams


References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ Don't Rock the Jukebox at AllMusic
  2. ^ Hurst, Jack (1991-06-20). "Alan Jackson Don't Rock the Jukebox (Artista)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  3. ^ Nash, Alanna (1991-07-19). "Don't Rock the Jukebox Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Alan Jackson". Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  5. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 409. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
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  7. ^ "Gold & Platinum - February 16, 2010". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-02-16.