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Portrait of country western singer Wanda Jackson from 1971. (Bettmann / Corbis)

Q and A: Wanda Jackson

In the 1950s, Wanda Jackson was one of the first women to record rock 'n' roll.

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In the documentary, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello and other musicians pay tribute to you.
Not too shabby, right? The film not only showcases my life but provides the whole scope of the 1950s rockabilly, rock 'n' roll era. My complaint is the title, "The Sweet Lady With the Nasty Voice." I'm not sure that's right, because I'm not sure I'm a sweet lady at all.

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