On this page the following entries were made in the “November, 2009” time-frame.
Archive for “November, 2009”
This is the time of year when new Christmas CDs beckon from store shelves, offering holiday cheer in small, inexpensive packages.
Since nostalgia is such a big part of Christmas, many collections are simply repackaged (or re-recorded) songs from past and present artists. And then there’s the wacky novelty stuff, such as a Chipmunks Christmas remix [...]
Continue reading “‘A treasury of songs’ for the season: Geoffrey Castle’s “Underhill’s Angel”” »
Mistletoe may be Oklahoma’s state flower, but Sooner State native Wanda Jackson surely isn’t in the mood for a kiss when she’s singing such songs as “Mean Mean Man” or “Hard Headed Woman” with a feisty, raspy voice.
But behind the trademark sass is a heart of gold.
Jackson, dressed in her signature red dress and dangling [...]
Continue reading “CONCERT REVIEW: Wanda Jackson plays to ‘new generation’ at Tractor” »
British singer-songsongwriter, now 50 but still hip, opens a short U.S. tour at 7:30 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 29) at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets: $52-$72.
While Americans were preparing for Thanksgiving, Morrissey was playing at National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.
Reviewer Patrick Conboy, writing for Irish online magazine State, described the crowd as “the usual assembly of staunch [...]
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Rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson, who once dated Elvis Presley, performs tonight (Nov. 27) at the Tractor Tavern with the Marshall Scott Warner Band. Petunia and Vipers open at 9 p.m. Tickets: $18.
On Sept. 30, Oklahoma City dedicated a street to the Oklahoma native: Wanda Jackson Way. Read the story and watch a video of the [...]
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Would my life suck without Kelly Clarkson?
But for nearly an hour and a half Tuesday night at WaMu Theater, the former “American Idol” proved indispensable in keeping me and thousands of her fans entertained with an onslaught of such past and present hits as “Breakaway,” “Behind These Hazel Eyes,” “I Do Not Hook Up” [...]
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