Tag: Wynonna Judd

Monday 5/30/33 9am ET: Feature LP: Wynonna Judd – Tell Me Why (1993)

Tell Me Why is the second studio album by American country music artist Wynonna, released on Curb / MCA Records on May 11, 1993. It produced the hit singles “Only Love”, “Is It Over Yet”, “Rock Bottom”, “Girls with Guitars”, and the title track, all top ten hits on the Billboard country music charts. “Let’s Make a Baby King” also charted at #61 based on unsolicited airplay. The title song also charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts.

“Tell Me Why” – 3:50
“Rock Bottom” – 3:07
“Only Love” – 3:35
“Let’s Make a Baby King” – 3:33
“Is It Over Yet” – 3:48
“Father Sun” – 4:19
“Girls with Guitars” – 3:15
“Just Like New” – 2:51
“I Just Drove By” – 3:58
“That Was Yesterday” – 5:37

Wynonna Judd – lead vocals, backing vocals (3)
Steve Nathan – acoustic piano (1), Wurlitzer electric piano (4, 7–10), Hammond B3 organ (6)
Matt Rollings – Hammond B3 organ (1, 4, 8), Wurlitzer electric piano (2, 10), acoustic piano (6)
Barry Beckett – Hammond B3 organ (2)
Billy Kirsch – acoustic piano (5)
Karla Bonoff – acoustic guitar (1), backing vocals (1)
Don Potter – acoustic guitar (1, 3, 6, 7, 9), electric guitar (4, 8, 10), rhythm guitar (4, 8)
Steuart Smith – lead guitar (1, 4, 8, 10), rhythm guitar (1), electric guitar (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10), acoustic guitar (7, 9)
Steve Cropper – electric guitar (2)
Marcus Hummon – acoustic guitar (3)
Paul Franklin – steel guitar (9)
Willie Weeks – bass (1–4, 6–10)
Eddie Bayers – drums (1–4, 6–10) percussion (6)
Terry McMillan – cowbell (1), tambourine (1), harmonica (9)
Jim Horn – saxophones (4)
Harvey Thompson – saxophones (4)
George Tidwell – trumpets (4)
Steve Dorff – string arrangements and conductor (3, 5)
Kenny Edwards – backing vocals (1)
Wendy Waldman – backing vocals (1)
Bob Bailey – backing vocals (2, 4, 6)
Kim Fleming – backing vocals (2, 4, 6)
Suzy Willis – backing vocals (2, 4, 6)
Chris Rodriguez – backing vocals (3, 6)
Naomi Judd – backing vocals (7, 8)
Lyle Lovett – backing vocals (7)
Jesse Winchester – backing vocals (8)

Monday 5/30/22 8am ET: Feature Artist: Wynonna Judd Feature LP: Wynonna (1992)

Wynonna Ellen Judd (May 30, 1964) is a multi award-winning American country music singer. She is one of the most widely recognized and awarded female country singers. In all, she has had 19 No. 1 singles, including those of The Judds, making her one of the best-selling country artists of all time. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the single name Wynonna. She first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother, Naomi, in the country music duo The Judds. They released seven albums on Curb Records in addition to 26 singles, of which fourteen were No. 1 hits.

The Judds disbanded in 1991 and Wynonna began a solo career, also on Curb. In her solo career, she has released eight studio albums, a live album, a holiday album, and two compilation albums, in addition to more than 20 singles. Her first three singles were “She Is His Only Need”, “I Saw the Light”, and “No One Else on Earth”. All three reached number one on the U.S. country singles charts consecutively, and “To Be Loved by You” also hit number one in 1996, her fourth number one and top ten hit. Three of her albums are certified platinum or higher by the RIAA. Her most recent recordings are Wynonna & the Big Noise, released on February 12, 2016, along with the single “Cool Ya'” that same month. “Recollections” was released in 2020 and “Are You Ready For The Country” was released in 2021 in aid of Public TV. Wynonna is most recognized for her musical work, although she has also pursued other interests starting in the 2000s, including writing, acting, and philanthropy.

In 2022, Wynonna was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as a member of The Judds.

Wynonna is the debut studio album of American country music artist Wynonna Judd. It was released March 31, 1992 on MCA Records in association with Curb Records as her first solo debut album. Before the release of Wynonna, she recorded alongside her mother, Naomi, as The Judds, a duo which charted more than 20 country singles in the 1980s and early 1990s until hepatitis forced Naomi to retire.

Certified 5× Multi-Platinum in the U.S. for sales of five million copies, Wynonna produced three consecutive Number One hits on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts in “She Is His Only Need”, “I Saw the Light”, and “No One Else on Earth”, as well as a #4 in “My Strongest Weakness”. “I Saw the Light” was also the Number One country song of 1992, according to Billboard.

“What It Takes” – 4:17
“She Is His Only Need” – 4:27
“I Saw the Light” – 3:55
“My Strongest Weakness” – 4:22
“When I Reach the Place I’m Goin'” – 2:49
“No One Else on Earth” – 3:58
“It’s Never Easy to Say Goodbye” – 4:59
“A Little Bit of Love (Goes a Long, Long Way)” – 2:59
“All of That Love from Here” – 3:26
“Live with Jesus” – 2:18

Wynonna Judd – lead vocals, backing vocals (2, 5, 8)
John Barlow Jarvis – keyboards (1, 9)
Steve Nathan – keyboards (2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9)
Matt Rollings – keyboards (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8)
Barry Beckett – keyboards (7)
Paul Kennerley – all instruments (10), backing vocals (10)
George Marinelli – electric guitar (1, 9)
Don Potter – acoustic guitar (1-5, 7-9), MIDI acoustic guitar (5), electric guitar (6)
Steuart Smith – acoustic guitar (1, 5, 9), electric guitar (1-4, 6-8)
Sam Bush – mandolin (7, 9)
Marty Stuart – electric guitar (8)
Leland Sklar – bass (1, 9)
Willie Weeks – bass (2-8)
Rick Marotta – drums (1, 9)
Eddie Bayers – drums (2-8)
Dave Loggins – backing vocals (2)
Judy Rodman – backing vocals (2)
Andrew Gold – backing vocals (3)
Naomi Judd – backing vocals (5)
John Cowan – backing vocals (6)
Jonell Mosser – backing vocals (6, 8)
Gary Chapman – backing vocals (7)
Donna McElroy – backing vocals (7)

Sunday 5/1/22: Feature Artist: The Judds

The Judds were an American country music duo composed of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna Judd. The duo signed to RCA Records in 1983 and released six studio albums between then and 1991. The Judds were one of the most successful acts in country music history, winning five Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and eight Country Music Association awards. They also had 25 singles on the country music charts between 1983 and 2000, of which 14 went to No. 1. After eight successful years as a duet, the Judds ceased performing in 1991 after Naomi was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Soon after, Wynonna embarked on a highly successful solo career. The two have occasionally reunited for special tours, the most recent of which began in late 2010.

Naomi Judd (born Diana Ellen Judd; January 11, 1946 – April 30. 2022) was an American country music singer and actress.

Wynonna Ellen Judd (born Christina Claire Ciminella; May 30, 1964) is a multi award-winning American country music singer. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the single name Wynonna. She first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother Naomi in the country music duo The Judds. They released seven albums on Curb Records in addition to 26 singles, of which 14 were number-one hits.

Wynonna began a solo career, also on Curb. In her solo career, she has released eight studio albums, a live album, a holiday album, and two compilation albums, in addition to more than 20 singles. Her first three singles were “She Is His Only Need”, “I Saw the Light,” and “No One Else on Earth”. All three reached number one on the U.S. country singles charts consecutively, and “To Be Loved by You” also hit number one in 1996, so far becoming her fourth and final number one and top ten hit to date. Three of her albums are certified platinum or higher by the RIAA. Her most recent recording was Wynonna & the Big Noise, released on February 12, 2016, and she released the single “Cool Ya'” that same month. Wynonna is most recognized for her musical work, although she has also pursued other interests starting in the 2000s, including writing, acting, and philanthropy.

Naomi Judd passed away on April 30, 2022. Click Here for New York Times extensive biography.

Saturday 5/29/21 12pm ET: MaxCountry Saturday: Artist Countdown: Wynonna Judd – Top 30 Hits

Wynonna Judd has released nine studio albums, four compilation albums, two video albums, one live album, 43 singles, 11 music videos and one other-charting song. She achieved success as one half of the mother-daughter duo, The Judds. In 1991, the duo split and Wynonna signed a solo recording contract with MCA Records that year. In March 1992, her debut studio album entitled Wynonna reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number four on the Billboard 200. The album spawned three number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart: “She Is His Only Need,” “I Saw the Light” and “No One Else on Earth.” The album also sold over five million copies. In 1993, it was followed by Tell Me Why, which certified platinum in the United States. It also topped the country albums chart and reached number five on the Billboard 200 It spawned five more top ten country hits, including the title track and “Rock Bottom.”

In 1996, her third studio album Revelations was issued. It produced the number one hit “To Be Loved by You” and reached number two on the Billboard country albums chart. It was followed by 1997’s The Other Side, which debuted in the Billboard country top five. It spawned two top 20 hits, including “When Love Starts Talkin’.” In 2000, Judd released her fifth studio album, New Day Dawning, which produced no major hit singles. In 2003, Judd returned with her sixth studio effort, What the World Needs Now Is Love. It reached number one on the Top Country Albums chart and number eight on the Billboard 200. It produced Judd’s final top 20 country hit: “What the World Needs.” In 2005, she released her first live effort entitled Her Story: Scenes from a Lifetime. Its only single, “Attitude,” is her final country top 40 hit to date. In 2006, her first holiday album reached number ten on the country albums chart. In 2009, she issued an album of cover songs entitled Sing: Chapter 1. The title track reached number four on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. In 2016, Judd released her eighth studio offering called Wynonna & the Big Noise on Curb Records.

1Tell Me Why1993
2No One Else on Earth1992
3She Is His Only Need1992
4To Be Loved by You1996
5A Bad Goodbye (Clint Black with Wynonna Judd)1993
6I Saw the Light1992
7Only Love1993
8Rock Bottom1994
9My Strongest Weakness1992
10Is It Over Yet1993
11When Love Starts Talkin’1997
12Girls with Guitars1994
13Heaven Help My Heart1996
14Come Some Rainy Day1997
15I Want to Know What Love Is2004
16My Angel Is Here1996
17Can’t Nobody Love You (Like I Do)1999
18What the World Needs2003
19Always Will1998
20Going Nowhere2000
21Sing2009
22Somebody to Love You1996
23Flies on the Butter (You Can’t Go Home Again) with Naomi Judd2004
24Woman to Woman1998
25Heaven Help Me2003
26Attitude2005
27Freedom1998
28Let’s Make a Baby King1993
29Father Sun1993
30Cool Ya!2016

Feature LP: Willie Nelson – To All The Girls 11pm ET

Willie_Nelson_-_To_All_The_Girls_(album_cover)To All the Girls… is an album by country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson, which was released on October 15, 2013, by Legacy Recordings.

The album consists of a collection of duets featuring Nelson along with prominent country music female singers. The performers featured on the eighteen tracks of the album were Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert, Loretta Lynn, Carrie Underwood, The Secret Sisters, Roseanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Wynonna Judd, Alison Krauss, Melonie Cannon, Mavis Staples, Norah Jones, Shelby Lynne, Emmylou Harris, Lily Meola, Brandi Carlile, Tina Rose; and his daughter, Paula Nelson. The album was released on October 15, 2013 on Legacy Recordings.

The first single “From Here to the Moon and Back”, a duet with Dolly Parton that she wrote for the 2012 movie Joyful Noise, was released on August 2, 2013. It was followed by the release of the single “Grandma’s Hands“, with Mavis Staples, on August 6. “It Won’t Be Long”, featuring the Secret Sisters was released on September 24; while “Somewhere Between” with Loretta Lynn was released on October 1.

1 From Here to the Moon and Back   Dolly Parton 4:01
2 She Was No Good for Me   Miranda Lambert 3:47
3 It Won’t Be Very Long   The Secret Sisters 2:36
4 Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends   Rosanne Cash 4:18
5 Far Away Places   Sheryl Crow 4:56
6 Bloody Mary Morning   Wynonna Judd 3:05
7 Always on My Mind   Carrie Underwood 3:55
8 Somewhere Between   Loretta Lynn 3:13
9 No Mas Amor   Alison Krauss 4:12
10 Back To Earth   Melonie Cannon 3:30
11 Grandma’s Hands   Mavis Staples 3:10
12 Walkin’   Norah Jones 3:39
13 ‘Til The End of the World   Shelby Lynne 2:01
14 Will You Remember Mine   Lily Meola 4:34
15 Dry Lightning   Emmylou Harris 4:21
16 Making Believe   Brandi Carlile 3:16
17 Have You Ever Seen the Rain   Paula Nelson 4:38
18 After the Fire Is Gone   Tina Rose 2:43

Source: Wikipedia