“A Country Music Legend Will Never Be Forgotten”: Colleagues Remember Naomi Judd

The group had their successful “Last Encore Tour” from November 2010 to October 2011, billed at the time as their farewell to the road after a long hiatus. In April of this year, however, they announced a surprise 10-date concert series, which was to begin in September and conclude at the Bridgestone Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (The official Judds website still lists concert nights.) Simultaneously with the concert announcement, they sang “Love Can Build A Bridge” at the Country Music Television Awards, which is now their last public performance together.

Content

This content can also be viewed on the site it came from.

Naomi was born Diana Ellen Judd in Ashland, Kentucky, in January 1946. She had her first daughter, Wynonna, at the age of 18, and four years later gave birth to Ashley, raising the girls primarily as a single parent. The Judds released six studio albums between 1984 and 1990, then disbanded in 1991 when Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis C. Most of their best-known material was composed by other songwriters, but Naomi wrote “Change of Heart” from the first EP. of the duo, Wynonna and Naomiwhich was included on his first greatest hits package, which went double platinum.

Content

This content can also be viewed on the site it came from.

Leave a Comment