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Of Mums & Grammys: The Judds

Interview by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 20 April 1985

Part deep country and part cosmopolitan, this mom and daughter team have lived a Cinderella story which stood even Nashville on its ear. Now, No ...

The Judds: That John Deere Factor

Profile and Interview by Cynthia Rose, Creem, July 1985

DALLAS — AT age 18, Naomi Judd of Ashland, Kentucky, defaulted on her high school graduation: she was in a hospital giving birth to daughter ...

The Judds: Rockin' with the Rhythm (RCA); Rosanne Cash: Rhythm and Romance (CBS); George Strait: Something Special (MCA)

Review by Max Bell, The Times, 1 March 1986

Leaving the old wagon wheels behind ...

Records by Prince, The Judds et al

Review by Mary Harron, The Observer, 16 March 1986

Smokey Robinson: Smoke Signals (Tamla 6156TL); Prince: 'Kiss' (WEA W8751T 12 Inch); William Bell: Passion (WRC WIL-3001 US Import) ...

Judds: Rockin' With The Rhythm (RCA)

Review by Cynthia Rose, Creem, April 1986

A LONG YEAR on the road has honed Wynonna Judd's voice into probably the finest female instrument of country music today. ...

The Judds: Palladium, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 3 February 1987

HOW DIFFERENT one's life might have been if one's mother had been Naomi Judd. One might have been a cowboy, the local sheriff, or better ...

The Judds: Palladium, London

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 14 February 1987

ONLY COUNTRY, as glitzy and airbrushed as it’s become, could give us something as apple-pie downhome as a mother-daughter harmony duo. A Nashville fairy tale ...

The Judds: Palladium, London

Live Review by Hugh Fielder, Sounds, 14 February 1987

THREE DAYS after the show I discovered that the one in the flouncy skirt and petticoats who sashayed vivaciously round the stage, laughing with each ...

The Judds: Family Ties

Interview by Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 2 July 1987

The Judds find that the family that plays together stays together ...

The Judds: Harmonious Relations

Interview by Robin Katz, Over 21, 21 August 1987

Country singing duo The Judds are keeping their success in the family. Mother and daughter talk to Robin Katz. ...

The Judds: Kentucky dreamers

Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 10 February 1989

The Judds' story is worthy of a country song. Adam Sweeting on the long road from Morrill, Kentucky, to the Dominion, London. ...

The Judds: Dominion, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 18 February 1989

MAMA'S FROCK is straight out of the best little top shop whorehouse in Texas. Daughter goes for a more conservative tailored black suit. Mama could ...

The Judds: Love Can Build A Bridge (BMG 90531)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, November 1990

AFTER SEVEN years of drawing their "new country" congregation to an ever broader church, songwriting mom Naomi and lead-singing daughter Wynonna this time nod to ...

The Judds

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

THE EIGHTIES equivalent of the Everly Brothers, Wynonna and her mother Naomi were the most successful female duo of modern country music. ...

see also Wynonna Judd


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