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Mr. Wendell Goodman

Wrong Wendell Goodman?

Manager and Husband

Wanda Jackson

Employment History

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KnoxNews: Music [cached]
Jackson recently celebrated her 42nd wedding anniversary to Wendell Goodman, a former IBM programmer who became his wife's manager.
Goodman had to know he wasn't getting a typical partner who was content to stay at home. - IT Management: Management Insights:  Our Roots Run Deep: Mainframe, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and..., 6 May 2011 [cached]
That same year, Wanda "Queen of Rockabilly" Jackson marries IBM programmer Wendell Goodman, and instead of asking his wife to quit the business (as many newly married female singers had done at the time), Mr. Goodman gave up his career at IBM to manage his wife's rock 'n' roll career. How's that for crossover?
So did Wendell Goodman, an ..., 17 Mar 2011 [cached]
So did Wendell Goodman, an IBM programmer whom she married in 1961 and with whom she had two children. He gave up his own career to help guide hers, and has been her manager ever since. It was Goodman, in fact, who told White that Jackson could yodel, leading them to close The Party Ain't Over with Jimmie Rodgers' classic Blue Yodel #6 (1930).
In 1961, Jackson met Wendell ..., 20 Mar 2008 [cached]
In 1961, Jackson met Wendell Goodman, who worked for IBM at the time.
Goodman eventually became her husband and manager, which he remains to this day.
"I gave him a choice of who was going to give up their career," she said, "and he thought mine looked a lot more exciting , I was tickled to death!"
Now her life and career have come full circle, with a new generation interested in rockabilly music.
"Rockabilly has such a vast audience," she said, "now when I sing those rockabilly songs, I feel like a teenager again!"
Influences: Wanda Jackson & Pam Tillis: Rockin’ the Country: Women at the Fore | Elmore Magazine | Saving American Music | Blues, Roots, Country, Jazz, Rock & Roll, Bluegrass, Folk, 1 May 2007 [cached]
In 1961, Jackson married IBM programmer Wendell Goodman, who left his job to become her manager.
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