Jackson in 1970
|Birth name||Wanda Lavonne Jackson|
|Also known as||The Queen of Rockabilly |
The First Lady of Rockabilly
|Born||October 20, 1937|
|Labels||Black Country Rock Media|
Third Man Records
|Associated acts||Elvis Presley, the Cramps, Jack White, Imelda May, Hank Thompson, Billy Gray, Rosie Flores, Norma Jean, Adele|
Wanda Lavonne Jackson (born October 20, 1937) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and guitarist. She became popular in the mid-1950s and 1960s as one of the first popular female rockabilly singers. She is known to many as the "Queen of Rockabilly" or the "First Lady of Rockabilly". Her best known works were "Tears Will Be the Chaser for Your Wine", "A Woman Lives for Love" and "Fancy Satin Pillows".
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