Picks and Pans Review: Alan Jackson

UPDATED 04/03/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 04/03/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT

Precious Memories

REVIEWED BY RALPH NOVAK

GOSPEL

Jackson's sweet, true voice is ideally suited to gospel, so he's right at home on this intimate collection, originally recorded as a Christmas present for his mother. Backed only by guitar and keyboards, Jackson passionately sings familiar hymns like "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" and "How Great Thou Art," but never indulges in the histrionics some pop singers succumb to when they perform gospel. The informal, homey feeling of the album is most precious on "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus," which includes backup vocals by Jackson's wife, Denise, and their daughters Mattie and Ali.

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