Wanda Jackson

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Wanda Lavonne Jackson (born October 20, 1937) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist who had success in the mid-1950s and 1960s as one of the first popular female rockabilly singers and a pioneering rock and roll artist. She is known to many as the "Queen of Rockabilly" (or "First Lady of Rockabilly").

Jackson mixed country music with fast-moving rockabilly, often recording them on opposite sides of a record. As rockabilly declined in popularity in the mid-1960s, she moved to a successful career in mainstream country music with a string of hits between 1966 and 1973, including "Tears Will Be the Chaser for Your Wine", "A Woman Lives for Love" and "Fancy Satin Pillows".

She has enjoyed a resurgence of popularity among rockabilly revivalists in Europe and younger Americana fans, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an Early Influence in 2009.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1961 There's a Party Goin' On Wanda Jackson 1
1963 Love Me Forever Wanda Jackson 1
1988 Let's Have a Party Wanda Jackson 1
1988 Let's Have a Party in Prague Wanda Jackson & Karel Zich 1
2002 Rockin' With Wanda Wanda Jackson 2
2003 Heart Trouble Wanda Jackson 1
2008 I Remember Elvis Wanda Jackson 1
2011 The Party Ain't Over Wanda Jackson 3 2
2012 Unfinished Business Wanda Jackson 1
Les G Nies du Rock - Let's Have a Party Wanda Jackson 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1984 Rockabilly Fever Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
1990 Rockin' in the Country: The Best Of Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
1992 Right or Wrong: 1954-1962 Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
1996 Vintage Collections Series Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
1997 Tears Will Be the Chaser for the Wine Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2000 Queen of Rockabilly Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2002 Rock 'N' Roll Forever Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2002 Wanda Rocks Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2004 Heartache Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2007 The Ballads of Wanda Jackson Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2012 In The Middle Of A Heartache: Classic Album Collection Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
2013 The Best of the Classic Capitol Singles Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
Let's Go! Compilation Wanda Jackson 1
Santo Domingo: Ihre Deutschen Aufnahmen Compilation Wanda Jackson 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Wanda Live! at Third Man Records Live Wanda Jackson 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1961 Right or Wrong / Funnel of Love Wanda Jackson 1
1964 The Violet and a Rose / To Tell You the Truth Wanda Jackson 1
2010 You Know I'm No Good Wanda Jackson 1

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