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Classic Rewind: Wanda Jackson – ‘My Big Iron Skillet’

2 responses to “Classic Rewind: Wanda Jackson – ‘My Big Iron Skillet’

  1. pwdennis June 20, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Nice. That’s Buck Owens’ Buckaroos providing the backing – Don Rich on lead guitar, Doyle Holley on guitar, Jerry Wiggins on drums, JD Maness on steel (I think) and I never did get a good enough look at the other guitar player to be able to identify him. This clip probably came from HEE HAW

  2. Ken Johnson June 22, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    This Hee-Haw clip is from early 1970 so it was likely taped during the latter portion of 1969. At that time Don Rich was Hee Haw’s musical director with the Buckaroos band providing instrumental backup for guest artists that didn’t bring their own bands or lip-synch to their own recordings. [At times the band also played “air guitar” as the performer was lip-synching] The Buckaroo lineup at that time was Don Rich/lead guitar, Doyle Holly/electric rhythm guitar, Jerry Wiggins/drums and newcomer Doyle Singer (Curtsinger) /electric bass. After steel player J.D. Maness departed the band fill-in steel players were hired for Hee-Haw production as the Buckaroos remained without a regular steel player in the band until the arrival of Jerry Brightman circa late 1971/early 1972.

    That is the amazing Curly Chalker on steel guitar in this clip.

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