Wanda Jackson To Perform On The Tonight Show...Tonight!

Article Contributed by Sugar Hill Records | Published on Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sugar Hill Records is excited to announce that Wanda Jackson will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight, Tuesday, November 20th.  Wanda’s backing band for this special performance includes Shooter Jennings, Neal Casal (Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Chris Robinson Brotherhood), Rami Jaffee (Wallflowers), Jonathan Wilson, and Ted Russell Kamp.  The legendary singer is credited as the first woman to record a rock song and has toured with artists ranging from Elvis to Adele.  She is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee who has been burning up the international tour circuit, flying in straight from Germany for this particular appearance.Ms. Jackson’s latest release Unfinished Business was produced by Justin Townes Earle featuring liner notes written by Stephen King.  It has already hit Top 10 on FMQB Alternative Specialty and Top 15 on the Americana radio charts with an upcoming WXPN/NPR World Café session confirmed.  She and her all-star band will be performing “Tore Down” on tonight’s show.Wanda’s new music video for “Am I Even a Memory” written by country revivalist Greg Garing recently premiered on the NPR music site.  Click here to check it out and read commentary by NPR’s Ann Powers.