[<< wikiquote] Jackie DeShannon
Jackie DeShannon is the stage name of Sharon Lee Myers (born 21 August 1941), an American singer-songwriter.


== Quotes ==

I can feel a something pounding in my brainJust any time that someone speaks your nameTrumpets sound and I hear thunder boomEvery time that you walk in the room.
"When You Walk In The Room" (1962)Another day goes byStill the children cryPut a little love in your heart.
"Put A Little Love In Your Heart" (1968); written with Jimmy Holiday and Randy MyersIf you want the world to knowWe won't let hatred growPut a little love in your heart.
"Put A Little Love In Your Heart" (1968); written with Jimmy Holiday and Randy MyersThere can be a new tomorrow There can be a brighter day There can be a new tomorrow Love will find a way 
"Love Will Find A Way" (1968); written with Jimmy Holiday and Randy MyersHer hair is Harlow gold Her lips a sweet surpriseHer hands are never cold She's got Bette Davis eyes
"Bette Davis Eyes" (1975); written with Donna WeissShe'll turn her music on you You won't have to think twiceShe's pure as New York snow She's got Bette Davis eyes
"Bette Davis Eyes" (1975); written with Donna WeissMost of the time I sit down with my guitar or at the piano, and I play for awhile until I get a new riff or groove that I like a lot. Then I'll concentrate on building around that line of thought by adding words and textures. At first I'm only trying to please myself, and hopefully what I like will appeal to others.
Swingin' Chicks of the 60s (September 2000)I've always been careful to put out the very best work I can. One of the things I value the most is the love and faith that people have given me over the years, so I try to live up to their expectations and my own standards of what I'm capable of.
Swingin' Chicks of the 60s (September 2000)When I was writing songs or performing or producing or dabbling in movies or even putting my career on hold to go to art school, I was just following my muse. A woman who did that then was criticized for having no direction. Today they call it versatility.
Biography magazine (April 2002)


== External links ==

Official site
Jackie DeShannon Appreciation Society
Brief biography at Swingin' Chicks of the 60s
Brief biography at VH1
Jackie DeShannon at the Internet Movie Database