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Country Music Icon Alan Jackson Teams with Gaither Music Group to Rerelease Precious Memories, Live at the Ryman on DVD
Posted: Thursday August 10th, 2017

Country music superstar Alan Jackson is scheduled to rerelease a LIVE DVD recording entitled Precious Memories, Live at the Ryman in conjunction with Gaither Music Group. Available everywhere on August 11th, the video features Jackson's stage performances of songs from his first gospel recording, Precious Memories, originally released in 2006.

Recorded to honor his mother's request that he release an album of gospel classics, the Precious Memories audio recording quickly made its way to the top of the sales charts and into the hearts of fans, selling over 1.8 million copies and earning a Platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) .

Taped at the historic Ryman, known as "The Mother Church of Country Music" in Nashville, TN, the DVD collection, produced byMartin Fischer and directed by James Burton Yockey, captures Jackson's familiar, warm tones singing signature renditions of traditional hymns and gospel favorites. The DVD also includes behind-the-scenes interviews with him, his mother and his wife as he reflects on his musical roots.

Jackson says of the project, "I grew up singing just about every one of these songs. And I love that sound, of that organ, and that music really stuck with me and, I'm sure, affected how I hear songs now and write songs, 'cause a lot of those old songs are really pretty, simple melodies that stick with you. These songs mean a lot to me. And I'm proud that Gaither is rereleasing the DVD. It was a very special moment to perform these songs at the Ryman with my mama in the audience."

The Precious Memories DVD will be featured as part of a television special airing on DirecTV, Dish TV, RFD-TV, TBN, PBS, The Heartland Network, GaitherTV, FamilyNet, CTN, GMC, GMTN, Guardian, Liberty, TCT and TLN. It will air in Canada onVision TV, CTS, The Miracle Channel and Hope TV.

Upcoming air dates in Canada for the Precious Memories, Live at the Ryman TV special are as follows:

Eastern Time Zone; Check local listings for channels

The Miracle Channel

Aug 12 11:30p

Sept 16 11:30p

Vision TV

Aug 11 9:00p

Sept 15 9:00p

Hope TV

Aug 12 12a

Aug 13 12a

Sept 16 12a

Sept 17 12a

Crossroads TV

Aug 12 3:30p & 5p

Sept 16 3:30p & 5p

Precious Memories, Live at the Ryman --DVD Song List:

  1. Blessed Assurance
  2. In the Garden
  3. I Love to Tell the Story
  4. Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus
  5. 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
  6. When We All Get to Heaven
  7. BONUS: Softly and Tenderly
  8. BONUS: Standing on the Promises
  9. Are You Washed in the Blood? / I'll Fly Away
  10. What a Friend We Have in Jesus
  11. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
  12. The Old Rugged Cross
  13. How Great Thou Art
  14. I Want to Stroll over Heaven with You