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Jackie
The magazine of the Jackie de Shannon Appreciation Society
Volume 2 - Number 14
Summer 2003

Atlantic Live


back talk

Ask any of Jackie’s fans what their favorite album is, and there is a good chance they will answer Jackie, her 1972 Atlantic Records debut. The mix of great original songs, well-chosen covers, The Memphis Sound, and of course Jackie’s soul-drenched vocals, earned this LP rave reviews and cult classic status. Finally, Rhino Handmade has issued the first U.S. CD release of any DeShannon album. Titled Jackie…Plus, the CD features not only the compete 1972 album, but the Sweet Sixteen/Speak Out To Me single, and 10 previously unreleased tracks recorded in 1973-74. The liner notes by Sheryl Farber are also to be commended, and the packaging is first-rate. But it is limited to a numbered run of 2500, and only available online, so don’t delay getting your copy. You can order direct from www.rhinohandmade.com, or go to the JDSAS website and click on the link on the opening page. For more information on this release, please read ahead...

In keeping with this release, this issue of Jackie is dedicated to looking at her work with Atlantic Records.



Pet Place

Jackie recently appeared on a Southern California television program called Pet Place.
The show is dedicated to finding homes for stray and abandoned pets.



Eight Miles High

Richie Unterberger's latest book,
Eight Miles High: Folk-Rock's Flight From Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock is now available.
The sequel to Turn! Turn! Turn! is published by Backbeat Books, and available in book stores and at Amazon.com.



Articles in this Issue


Jackie...Plus
with William George, Peter Lerner and Mark Tyler

Singin' With Emmylou 2
by Peter Lerner

Atlantic Promo
by Lorraine O'Grady

Jackie & Van [Morrison]

Book signing for "Hal Lifson's 1966"
by Mark Tyler

Speak Out To Me
Artie Wayne

Ash Grove

Jackie DeShannon Appreciation Society

Publisher & Editor (USA) - William George
Founder & Contributing Editor (UK) - Peter Lerner
Webmaster - Alan Rickards
Archivist - Mark Tyler
US Address - 2518 21st Street #2, Astoria, NY 11102
UK Address - 4 Victoria Gardens, Marlowe Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1SY
Website - http://jackiedeshannon.tripod.com/
(but then if you are reading this you would know that!)


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