Good Girl Down

Songfacts®:

  • Angaleena Presley wrote this song with Wanda Jackson; it was inspired by an accident that happened to the rockabilly queen on her way to their songwriting appointment.

    "She is just a vision of strength," Presley told Billboard magazine, beaming. "She came in apologizing that she was a little bit late. She said she took a tumble off of the jet bridge. Upon further inspection, she had a black eye, and she had bruises on her arm. I said 'Miss Wanda, we could have done this a different day. Why did you come here?' She looks at me with this little grin, and said 'You can't get a good girl down.' I thought 'Well, that's the song we'll be writing today.'"

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