My Big Iron Skillet

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"My Big Iron Skillet"
Single by Wanda Jackson
from the album Wanda Jackson Country
B-side "The Hunter"
Released September 1969
Format 7" single
Recorded March 29, 1969
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S[1]
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Bryan Creswell, Wilda Creswell
Producer(s) Ken Nelson
Wanda Jackson singles chronology
"Everything's Leaving"
(1969)
"My Big Iron Skillet"
(1969)
"Two Separate Bar Stools"
(1969)

"My Big Iron Skillet" is a song written by Bryan Creswell and Wilda Creswell. It was recorded and released as a single by American country, rock, and Christian artist, Wanda Jackson.

The song was recorded at the Columbia Recording Studio on March 29, 1969 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.[1] "My Big Iron Skillet" was officially released as a single in September 1969, peaking at number twenty on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Singles chart. It was her first top-twenty single since 1967. The song was issued on Jackson's 1970 studio album, Wanda Jackson Country.[2]

Music journalist, Robert K. Oermann and anthropologist, Mary A. Bufwack called this song, "threatening" since Jackson threatens to kill the song's antagonist with a kitchen skillet.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wanda Jackson discography, part one". Praguefrank's Country Discographies. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 
  3. ^ Finding Her Voice: Women in Country Music. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press. 2002. pp. 201–04. ISBN 0-8265-1432-4.