Wynonna & Naomi

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The Judds: Wynonna & Naomi
EP by The Judds
Released 1983
Genre Country
Length 26:34
Label RCA Nashville/Curb
Producer Brent Maher
The Judds chronology
Wynonna & Naomi
(1983)
Why Not Me
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Wynonna & Naomi is the first studio album by the American country music duo The Judds. Released by RCA Nashville in 1983, the album's name is derived from the duo's two members, mother Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna Judd.

The first single, "Had a Dream (For the Heart)", was the duo's first chart single, peaking at #17 on the Billboard country charts. It was followed by "Mama He's Crazy", which became their first number-one hit single. The song was also included on The Judds' subsequent LP, Why Not Me, released in 1984.

Other songs on the album were reprised on subsequent albums, from which they were released as singles. "Change of Heart" was selected for 1988's Greatest Hits, and "John Deere Tractor" appeared on 1990's Love Can Build a Bridge.

The original vinyl and cassette issues were released in Mini-LP format, having only six tracks. When released on CD, "Cry Myself to Sleep" and "Dream Chaser" (taken from the Judds' Rockin' with the Rhythm album), were added, making it a full-length album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Had a Dream (For the Heart)" (Dennis Linde) – 3:12
  2. "John Deere Tractor" (Lawrence Hammond) – 3:30
  3. "Isn't He a Strange One" (Kent Robbins) – 3:26
  4. "Mama He's Crazy" (Kenny O'Dell) – 3:17
  5. "Change of Heart" (Naomi Judd) – 3:33
  6. "Blue Nun Cafe" (Harlan Howard, Brent Maher) – 2:30

CD bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Cry Myself to Sleep" (Paul Kennerley) – 3:44
  2. "Dream Chaser" (Brent Maher, Jeffrey Bullock) – 3:44

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 153

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