Monday, April 20, 2009

Wanda Jackson, Along With Metallica, Run-DMC Inducted into Rock Hall

Rockabilly singer Wanda Jackson was inducted as an early influence.:
Dubbed the 'Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice,' the 71-year-old Jackson got her start as a country singer. She was a flamboyant dresser, and her choice of skirts and high heels rankled some hardcore fans. It was Elvis Presley, whom she toured with the 1950s, who persuaded her to sing rock songs.

'She could really rock and still kept her femininity intact,' said presenter Roseanne Cash. 'She's the prototype for so many of us.

Wanda Jackson. Oklahoman. Member of our church, Southern Hills Baptist Church.

Who says Christians don't know how to rock?

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