Jackie DeShannon is best remembered for a series of hits during the 1960’s and 1970’s. She also gained some fame as the writer of Kim Carnes huge hit, “Bette Davis Eyes.”
She first came to the public’s attention as an opening act on one of The Beatles North American tours. It also helped that she was one of the best looking female pop artists of the 1960’s
Everybody’s career has to begin somewhere. She released “I Wanna Go Home” on the old Edison International Label during 1960. Today it is a very difficult single to locate and is highly collectable.
It wasn’t a hit, but it was a start.