"Oklahoma's First Lady of Rock 'n Roll" was first aired on Sunday August 16th 2009. Our Guests were Wanda Jackson, The First Lady of Rock and Roll and Wendell Goodman, Manager.
Our topics included:
- Congratulations on recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- She is the first Oklahoman woman to be so honored
- Her reaction
- Wendell's reaction to the ceremony
- How Wanda got started in the music business and how her career progressed
- Wendell's decision to leave his job at IBM and start managing Wanda's career
- Wanda tells about performing with and knowing Elvis Presley and how he influenced her career
- Number of records and her favorite
- What she is doing now days
- Overview of her performances with major performers: Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, etc.
- How Wendell assisted Wanda in being inducted into the Hall of Fame
- What's ahead for Wanda Jackson
Wanda Jackson, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers, Wendell Goodman