Alan Jackson battled a crowd of hostility and post-breakup heartache as he crooned his fiery tune “Don’t Rock The Jukebox”. Casually relaxing on a couch, the singer kicked off his music video by recalling an outing with his band that turned into a music mishap. After explaining the band’s rigorous performance schedule, Jackson admitted the his tired self, “walked over to the jukebox and… leaned up on the corner of it.” The music machine had a faulty leg, causing it to wobble and jump a track.
Jackson’s strict orders from afar of “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” kicked off his feisty music video, showcasing the star crooning his tune as a series of events occurred just beyond the music. From fights to flirting, the various characters all desperately attempt to rock, kick, or pay up to the jukebox to change the blaring tune.
“Don’t rock the jukebox/ I want to hear some Jones/ ‘Cause my heart ain’t ready/ For the Rolling Stones/ I don’t feel like rockin’/ Since my baby’s gone/ So don’t rock the jukebox/ Play me a country song,” Jackson sang.
Fans were elated when country music legend George Jones made his cameo appearance in the music video, grinning in a diner booth as Jackson paid his lyrical respect. The tune was released in 1991 on Jackson’s same-titled studio album, skyrocketing to no. 1 on the charts.
You can watch the music video below for the full effect of this unforgettable music video.