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Today in Rock: Wanda Jackson is Born

Thursday, October 20: 9 a.m.
Wanda Jackson

The rockabilly field of the 1950s wasn’t exactly crowded with female performers, but Wanda Jackson didn’t let that stop her from making her mark. Born on October 20, 1937, she emerged from a small town in Oklahoma to ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Exclusive Interviews
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The personal stories are always the best ones

Wednesday, July 13: 2:34 p.m.
Posted by Sarah Dougher

Guest blog courtesy of 2011 Summer Teacher Institute participant Sarah Dougher, educator at Portland State University and at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls in Portland.

One thing about exploring the history of women is that in order to ...

Categories: Education
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These Women Rock

Monday, May 23: 4:56 p.m.
Inductees Darlene Love and Wanda Jackson plus Cyndi Lauper attend the Women Who Rock opening.

This past week the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened its new exhibit devoted to telling the story of some of rock and roll’s most iconic artists to rave reviews. The Wall Street Journal called Women Who Rock ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Exclusive Interviews, Event
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Wanda Jackson: Live from Oklahoma City

Monday, January 31: 10:25 a.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Wanda Jackson at the 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

I'm just back from a great trip to Oklahoma City to see Wanda Jackson. Wanda and her husband Wendell invited me down to her homecoming concert at the ACM@UCO. It was a great celebration of her fantastic new ...

Categories: Inductee
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