Cordell Jackson

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Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Oct 14, 2004 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Oct 14, 2004 (81)

About

One of the first female rock songwriters and music producers who founded Moon Records, a label that ran until 2004.

Before Fame

Despite admonitions from her friends that girls could not play guitar, she grew up learning the instrument, as well as the harmonica, mandolin, and banjo.

Trivia

She released one solo album over the course of her career, Cordell Jackson — Live in Chicago.

Family Life

She grew up in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Her father was a violinist with the band, the Pontotoc Ridge Runners, with whom she sometimes played.

Associated With

She appeared on Late Night with David Letterman in 1991 and 1992.