Wanda Jackson - Tennessee Women's Prison



Our new favorite song. And wig.

21 comments:

  1. everything about his number both frightens and excites kabuki. it seems forbidden and strangely other-worldish

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  2. Wearing lipstick at 13, hanging out with guys twice her age...I'm surprised getting knocked up wasn't part of her woeful tale.

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  3. Kewl . . . Thanks, Thom.

    Tho' surely the Fujiyama Mama herself wouldn't need parole (or dynamite cached in her bouffant) to blast her way outta stir.

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  4. She's a Babs Johnson dame in a Mamie Eisenhower rec room. And No one ever looked less at home in a granny gown.

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    1. It's true, that dress is the most questionable thing of all.

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    2. You know they had to tie her down to get her in it.

      I LOVE LOVE LOVE Wanda. Sing out sistah.

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    1. Just because you haven't lived "outside the law" doesn't mean you won't!

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    2. It's important to have goals.

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  6. I'm going to be humming this all day at work. Thank you for that.

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    1. A song worthy of teaching your students!

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  7. I have a secret belief that that isn't pumped up hair under that wig. It 's just she had a giant skull

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    1. That's not only possible, but likely.

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  8. I hope I can get a fireplace in my cell.

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  9. That certainly is a cold, grey world she's singing' in.

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    1. Apparently, the South hasn't changed since before the Civil War.

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