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.
Jackie recently appeared on a Southern California television program called Pet Place.
The show is dedicated to finding homes for stray and abandoned pets.
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.
For details of how you can obtain your own copies of these exclusive Jackie DeShannon Appreciation Society CD's, please visit our JDSAS Offers Page.
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!)