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Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins - 100% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Comedy Musicals & The Arts Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Carl Lee Perkins, 9 April 1932, Ridgely, Tennessee, USA (his birth certificate misspelled the last name as Perkings), d. 19 January 1998, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Carl Perkins was one of the most renowned rockabilly artists recording for Sun Records in the 50s and the author of the classic song ‘Blue Suede Shoes’. As a guitarist, he influenced many of the next ge Read more

Janis Martin - 86% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Gene Vincent - 82% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Magazines Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vincent Eugene Craddock, 11 February 1935, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, d. 12 October 1971, Newhall, California, USA. One of the original bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll, the self-destructive Vincent was involved in a motorcycle crash in July 1955 and his left leg was permanently damaged. Discharged from the US Navy, he began appearing on country music radio and came under th Read more

Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran - 79% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Edward Raymond Cochrane, 3 October 1938, Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA, d. 17 April 1960, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. Recent information states he was raised in Minnisota, but without sight of the birth certificate, it is still possible he was born in Oklahoma City. Although Cochran’s career was brief, during which time he had only had one major hit in the USA and topp Read more

Bill Haley - 69% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Dance Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William John Clifton Haley, 6 July 1925, Highland Park, Michigan, USA, d. 9 February 1981, Harlingen, Texas, USA. Haley was one of the great pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and was the first artist to take the new musical form to the world stage. His roots were in country music and he began his career as a yodelling cowboy. After playing in such country groups as the Dow Read more

Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis - 68% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Drama Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul Soundtracks Blues Musicals & The Arts Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 September 1935, Ferriday, Louisiana, USA. The ‘Killer’ is the personification of 50s rock ‘n’ roll at its best. He is rowdy, raw, rebellious and uncompromising. The outrageous piano-pounder has a voice that exudes excitement and an aura of arrogance that becomes understandable after witnessing the seething hysteria and mass excitement at his concerts. Read more

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis - 68% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Comedy Television Movies & TV Action & Adventure Drama Kids & Family Movie Magazines Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Comedy Documentaries Music & Radio Pop / Rock Sports & Recreation Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Levitch, 16 March 1926, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Born into a showbusiness family, Lewis was intermittently on-stage from the age of five and in his mid-teens had become a professional comedian and mimic. In 1946 he teamed up with Dean Martin, for whom Lewis has expressed great admiration. Their double act clicked instantly and they were soon one of the hottest showbus Read more

Charlie Feathers - 59% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Charles Arthur Feathers, 12 June 1932, Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA, d. 29 August 1998, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The work of rockabilly legend Feathers became more elevated during each revival of interest in the genre. Feathers was an enigmatic superstar, although in reality his influence totally overshadowed his commercial success. His upbringing on a farm, being taught Read more

Johnny Burnette - 54% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 March 1934, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 1 August 1964, Clear Lake, California, USA. Having attended the same high school as Elvis Presley, Johnny moved into the rockabilly genre by forming a trio with his brother Dorsey Burnette on string bass and schoolfriend Paul Burlison (b. 4 February 1929, Brownsville, Tennessee, USA, d. 27 September 2003, Horn Lake, Mississippi, US Read more

Duane Eddy - 52% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Action & Adventure Documentaries
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1938, Corning, New York, USA. The legendary simple ‘twangy’ guitar sound of Duane Eddy has made him one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most famous instrumental artists. The sound was created after hearing Bill Justis’ famous ‘Raunchy’ (the song that George Harrison first learned to play). Together with producer Lee Hazlewood, Eddy co-wro Read more

Billy Lee Riley - 51% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 October 1933, Pocahontas, Arkansas, USA. One of the unsung members of the early Sun Records roster, Billy Lee Riley’s recordings for the label remain among the most uninhibited rock ‘n’ roll sides to be released during the mid- to late 50s. Read more

Little Richard

Little Richard - 49% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Blues Comedy Dance Doo Wop Drama Easy Listening Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television
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Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee - 48% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Vocals Music Videos & Concerts Easy Listening Children's Music Christian & Gospel Comedy Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brenda Mae Tarpley, 11 December 1944, Lithonia, Georgia, USA. Even in early adolescence, Lee had an adult husk of a voice that could slip from anguished intimacy through sleepy insinuation to raucous lust, even during ‘Let’s Jump The Broomstick’, ‘Speak To Me Pretty’ and other jaunty classics that kept her in the hit parade from the mid-50s to 1965. Read more

Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker - 45% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ernest Evans, 3 October 1941, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Checker’s musical career began in 1959 while working at a local chicken market. His employer introduced the teenager to songwriter Kal Mann, who penned the singer’s debut single, ‘The Class’. He was given his new name by the wife of the legendary disc jockey Dick Clark as a derivation of Fats Read more

Dale Hawkins - 44% match to Wanda Jackson

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Delmar Allen Hawkins, 22 August 1936, Goldmine, Louisiana, USA. Born into a musical family where his father Delmar, and later. his younger brother Jerry were both musicians. The latter recorded three unsuccessful singles. Dale Hawkins was one of the earliest exponents of rockabilly, and this underrated singer-guitarist was discovered in 1955 by Shreveport record distributor Read more

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