Wanda Jackson - Quotes

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As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.

As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.

I didn't realize how many true Rockabilly fans there were here in America. ---->>>

None of the other guys in the band really sang, so that's when I brought Roy Clark in. ---->>>

They're dressing like in the 50's when they come out to the shows, and many of them have vintage cars. ---->>>

It seems like the good things that have happened in my career are things that you don't try to plan and push, and make it happen, it just seems to happen. ---->>>

Yeah, they let me do whatever I wanted to. ---->>>

I'm still learnin'. I pick up something from every performer I watch. ---->>>

Right, different generations come along, and discover the music, I think. ---->>>

You could have a hit in California that no one had heard of in Oklahoma. ---->>>

But, we didn't have all the media that we do today. ---->>>

I enjoyed listening to it, but I didn't think I could do it. ---->>>

I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson. ---->>>

I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis... not only were they personal friends. ---->>>

There wasn't so many ISSUES like there are today. It was a simpler time. ---->>>

And it wasn't until '84 when I was first asked to come to Sweden and do an album and concert tour. ---->>>

I have eighteen titles in the German language. I had a number one song in 1965. ---->>>

I have some of the old videos of my performances on it. ---->>>

I really appreciate people like Rosie coming out and saying I've inspired them. ---->>>

If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other. ---->>>

If something pops in my mind and it's easy, I write it. ---->>>

It really is, to see that this kind of music is still so popular. ---->>>

Well, I didn't really have a plan. I just wanted a hit. ---->>>

You know, no one steered people's careers in those days, I don't think, like they do today. ---->>>

Getting comments like that from even the young people at the shows who probably aren't singers, the girls who just tell me that I'm an inspiration to them, for one reason or another. ---->>>

On that show, I did country and some rock, too, whatever record I had out at the time, I'd sing that. ---->>>

So, it's nice to know that you've inspired someone to do their life's work. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-20, 1937
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Occupation: Musician

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 the "First Lady of Rockabilly" (wikipedia)