17 Rockin' Artifacts
Courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
More about Wanda
Wanda emerged from a small town in Oklahoma to become the first "Queen of Rockabilly." She started out her career singing with the likes of Hank Thompson and Red Foley, who hosted the Ozark Jubilee. She had a country hit in 1954 with "You Can't Have My Love," a duet with Billy Gray. With encouragement from Elvis Presley, whom she met while on a package tour in 1955, Wanda moved in the direction of rock and roll.
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