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Oklahoma-born ‘Queen of Rockabilly’ Wanda Jackson has been making records for over half a century and shows no signs of slowing down, with recent collaborations such as her 2011 album ‘The party ain’t over’ (produced by Jack White) confirming her as a major player in 20th century music history.
In 2009 Wanda was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, endorsed by Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, and Bruce Springsteen. She has influenced a generation of artists from Rosanne Cash to Cyndi Lauper and Rosie Flores, and made an indelible impression on the worlds of country music and rock n’ roll.
Plus very special guests The Puppini Sisters and Jenny O
The 40s style, close harmony vocal trio with an interesting mix of influences, from The Andrews Sisters and Marlene Dietrich, to Kate Bush and The Smiths.
Described by NPR as “Fierce, focused and joyful,” Jenny spins sunny, intimate and affecting soundworlds. Check out ‘All my wishes’ below.
Jenny O: 7.30pm – 8.00pm
The Puppini Sisters: 8.15pm – 9.00pm
Wanda Jackson: 9.30pm – 11pm
Please note these timings are subject to change.
Three days of toe-tappin’ tunes on the south bank of the Tyne. DATES FOR 2013: FRIDAY 19TH – SUNDAY 21ST JULY 2013. CHECK BACK FOR FIRST LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENTS IN MARCH 2013. FIND OUT MORE. Back for its 8th year, SummerTyne Americana Festival is an immensely popular weekend event...