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Rockabilly Singer Wanda Jackson

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Rockabilly Singer Wanda Jackson

Rockabilly Singer Wanda Jackson

Rockabilly Singer Wanda Jackson

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She had several hits in the late '50s and early '60s, including "Mean Mean Man," "Let's Have a Party" and "Fujiyama Mama." In the '70s she kept recording music, mostly gospel. She's 65 now and still touring. She's just released her first studio recording in 15 years, Heart Trouble. Guest musicians, including Elvis Costello and The Cramps, join her for several tracks.

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