Wanda Jackson. The First Lady of Rockabilly. Oklahoma.

Wanda Jackson was one of the first female rock-n-roll musicians of our time. She had rad style and played a mean gui-tar. Her father encouraged her to get into music at an early age and he eventually became her manager. She was still in high school when she was discovered by Hank Williams during one of her local shows. It was difficult for her to get signed at first because many record labels discriminated against her for being a female artist. Eventually she joined Capitol Records and has since released over 20 albums. She toured with Elvis in the late 50s + 60s and the two also dated at this time. Today Wanda is married with grown kids and is still performing even in her 70s.

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