Archive for Wanda Jackson

Memento: A Card From Wanda Jackson – And A Matchbook Too

Posted in Features, Mementos with tags on 01/30/2010 by kurtorzeck

As you can probably tell from this Wanda Jackson story and this Wanda Jackson interview, she’s as sweet as she is legendary. Above is a handwritten card she sent me, followed me the envelope that contained it; plus a promotional matchbook her label, CMT, made around the time of 2003’s Heart Trouble. Continue reading

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The Magic Wanda Jackson

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , on 01/30/2010 by kurtorzeck

Here’s a from-the-vault interview you probably didn’t expect to see on this blog: one with rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson. Online for the first time, the 2003 conversation revolved around Elvis Presley, Elvis Costello – and the Cramps too. Continue reading

Wanda Jackson Transcript, 6.26.03: On ‘Soul Mate’ Elvis Costello, Elvis Presley And More

Posted in Interview Transcripts, Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , on 01/21/2010 by kurtorzeck

Here’s my vintage, previously unpublished conversation with the Queen of Rockabilly (Bob Dylan’s words, not mine), Wanda Jackson. In it, she gives a track-by-track analysis of 2003’s Heart Trouble – which still stands as her most recent album. Continue reading