About The Song

“Jackson” is a classic country duet performed by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Released in 1967, the song tells the story of a flirtatious exchange between a man and a woman named Jackson, set against the backdrop of the city of Jackson, Tennessee. In “Jackson,” Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash playfully banter back and forth as they sing about the allure of the city and the excitement of a romantic rendezvous. The man expresses his desire to go to Jackson to enjoy the nightlife and have a good time, while the woman teases him with her own mischievous intentions. The song’s catchy melody, lively rhythm, and playful lyrics make it a standout track in both Johnny and June’s repertoire. Their chemistry and rapport shine through as they trade lines and harmonize effortlessly, capturing the essence of their real-life love and partnership. “Jackson” became one of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s most beloved songs, earning them a Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Performance by a Duo or Group in 1968. Its popularity has endured over the years, with the song being covered by numerous artists and featured in various films, television shows, and commercials.
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With its infectious energy and undeniable charm, “Jackson” remains a timeless classic in the country music genre, showcasing the undeniable talent and charisma of two music legends.

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Lyrics

🎵 Let’s sing along with the lyrics! 🎤 We got married in a fever Hotter than a pepper sprout We’ve been talkin’ ’bout Jackson Ever since the fire went out I’m goin’ to Jackson I’m gonna mess around Yeah, I’m goin’ to Jackson Look out Jackson town Well, go on down to Jackson Go ahead and wreck your health Go play your hand you big-talkin’ man, make a big fool of yourself Yeah, go to Jackson Go comb your hair Honey, I’m gonna snowball Jackson See if I care When I breeze into that city People gonna stoop and bow, (hah) All them women gonna make me Teach ’em what they don’t know how I’m goin’ to Jackson You turn-a loose-a my coat ‘Cause I’m goin’ to Jackson “Goodbye, ” that’s all she wrote But they’ll laugh at you in Jackson And I’ll be dancin’ on a Pony Keg They’ll lead you ’round town like a scalded hound With your tail tucked between your legs Yeah, go to Jackson You big-talkin’ man And I’ll be waitin’ in Jackson Behind my Jaypan Fan Well now, we got married in a fever Hotter than a pepper Sprout We’ve been talkin’ ’bout Jackson Ever since the fire went out I’m goin’ to Jackson And that’s a fact Yeah, we’re goin’ to Jackson Ain’t never comin’ back We got married in a fever Hotter than a pepper sprout’ And we’ve been talkin’ ’bout Jackson Ever since the fire went…
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