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Wanda Jackson Gets Down to ‘Unfinished Business’
Wanda Jackson is the undisputed queen of rockabilly, a pioneering artist in the genre -- and a member of both the Rockabilly and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Oklahoma native also enjoyed a long career in country music and with her more recent recording projects has deftly blended rockabilly, coun…
Wanda Jackson Is Still Here for the ‘Party’
Wanda Jackson, the First Lady of Rockabilly, gives credit to Elvis Presley as the man who persuaded her to record the new music coming out of Memphis in the 1950s. Before there was rockabilly in her career, however, there was country, and after rockabilly there was Christian and gospel music...
Stagecoach 2011 Music Fest Lineup Announced
Fall may be in the air, but it's not too early to start thinking about the upcoming spring and summer festival season. With a star-packed lineup, the fifth annual Stagecoach Music Festival is a great place to start. Set for Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, 2011, acts announced for the two-day …
George Richey, Tammy Wynette’s Widower, Dead at 74
George Richey, the widower of Country Music Hall of Fame member Tammy Wynette, has died. The songwriter, producer, music publisher and manager passed away on July 31, according to Nashville's Tennessean newspaper, after a lengthy battle with with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
Wanda Jackson, John Mellencamp to Receive Americana Honors
Wanda Jackson and John Mellencamp will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Americana Music Association next month. The pair are among a handful of musical luminaries who will be honored at a special ceremony on September 9, at Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium...