Survivor of the War on Rock
Survivor Of The War On Rock is Jackson's first CD release. It was released in 1995,and was originally mass distributed in Europe and The Netherlands. Every song tells a story, there is even one about a man turned fugitive'Mason Dixon Line' with it's Skynyrd like southern rocking edge. Signed is the story of a struggling act with AC/CD like guitar riffs. Jamie Says was heard on United Airlines and is the story of youth finding salvation,redemption and freedom. Drug Town Train is the tale of Oliver North and Reagan era politics and beaurocracy with Thorogood and Allmans like slide guitar. There are some keyboard power pop ballads ala Calm Before The Storm/Name in Lights with it's tale of Marilyn Monroe/ misery that accompanies stardom,some alternative Bodeans like rockers ala Shout.