1-CD DigiPac (6-plated) with 48-page booklet, 35 tracks, playing time 79:56 minutes.
The rockabilly queen who transfixed us on those early Capitol LPs is now 65. That's right Wanda Jackson has reached retirement age, although she shows no signs of slowing down. In celebration of
Wanda Jackson's birthday, Bear Family has collated 35 of her rockin'est recordings in one package! In one larynx-searing cut after another Wanda Jackson demonstrates her absolutely mastery of rockabilly, early rock 'n' roll, blues, and R&B.
Her former boyfriend, Elvis Presley
, told Wanda Jackson
she needed to shake it up, and she did! Most of these recordings are now over forty years old, but they wear their age well. Their magic is undimmed, and they now influence a new generation of women singers. Among the classics in this set are (Let's Have A
) Party, Riot In Cell Block #9, I Gotta Know
, and Honey Bop