*Our slideshow of the performance
*The Top 20 Whitest Musicians of All Time: The Complete List
Better than...all of the Dead Weather albums put together.
The man who built his career on secrets came to the Wiltern last night. Secret marriages, secret sin ... More >>
Daniel KohnWanda JacksonSee also: Wanda Jackson On How Jack White Convinced Her To Do Amy Winehouse's "You Know I'm No Good"
Wanda Jackson/Best Coast
Legendary rockabilly singer Wanda Jackson has experienced a career renaissance in the past 12 months, as summed up by the ... More >>
See also: Our review of Wanda Jackson and Best Coast - Club Nokia - Dec 31 2011
Wanda Jackson has been performing for nearly 60 years. One of rock n' roll's original bad girls -- who once stole Elvis Presley's heart -- she recognizes a good year when it comes around. "It's been a good ride, I'll te ... More >>
Timothy NorrisBetter than... wallowing in your post-breakup remedy of whiskey, cigarettes and ice cream cake.
Adele is chatty, which is a welcome change from bands that will play their songs and awkwardly leave without saying a word.
With her thick cockney accent and distinct cackle, she e ... More >>
Emperor penguin fathers incubate eggs till they finally hatch.
Yesterday we brought you a fairly depressing post on dads and how they had screwed up (or alternatively inspired) some of the best known musicians in the world. Today we bring you lighter, more pleasant fare: rad dads! Dads who ... More >>
[See also "9 Reasons Wanda Jackson Rules Rockabilly and Beyond" and more photos in Timothy Norris' slideshow "Wanda Jackson feat. Jack White @ El Rey".]
What: Wanda Jackson (feat. Jack White)
Where: El Rey
Wanda Jackson has had three major men in her life--Elvis ... More >>
[Originally published 1/21/2011]
This weekend, like every other in LA, there are soooo many things to do we struggled to distill them down into five. But behold! We did! And many of the stuff we found is all ages---imagine that! So, no excuses--a foundational figure in rockabilly AND a semi ... More >>