Still Rockin': New Fans Flock to Wanda Jackson Once called "the female Elvis," rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson is finding a new following among young Hispanics who love 1950s culture and music. The 67-year-old queen of rockabilly recently stopped in Los Angeles to play a show and speak to NPR's Madeleine Brand.
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Still Rockin': New Fans Flock to Wanda Jackson

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Still Rockin': New Fans Flock to Wanda Jackson

Still Rockin': New Fans Flock to Wanda Jackson

Still Rockin': New Fans Flock to Wanda Jackson

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Wanda Jackson and her band play some of her rockabilly hits at a Los Angeles-area club. Nihar Patel, NPR hide caption

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Once called "the female Elvis," rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson is finding a new following among young Hispanics who love 1950s culture and music.

The 67-year-old queen of rockabilly recently stopped in Los Angeles to play a show and speak to NPR's Madeleine Brand.