Inspired by Oklahoma Today‘s September issue focusing solely on country music, we’ll be counting down the Top 100 Oklahoma Country Songs over the next several weeks.
Every weekday, we will unveil another five songs that helped shape the way Oklahoma country music is heard by the outside world.
80. Wanda Jackson – “My Big Iron Skillet” (1969)
After becoming the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson ventured back to her country music roots in the late 1960s.
While the sound was slower and softer, the subject matter was as fiery as ever. The top 20 hit “My Big Iron Skillet” told the story of a scorned woman and what she might do to her cheating spouse with said skillet.