Jude Johnstone

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Jude Johnstone
Born Ellsworth, Maine, United States
Genres Americana/Jazz/Folk
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1979–present
Labels BoJak
Associated acts Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood, Stevie Nicks, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash
Website www.bojakrecords.com

Jude Johnstone is an American singer-songwriter. Her songs have been covered by Laura Branigan, Trisha Yearwood, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Mary Black and others.[1] Johnstone wrote the #1 song "The Woman Before Me" on Yearwood's debut CD, which also won an award from Broadcast Music Incorporated. In 1997, Johnny Cash won the Country Album of the Year Grammy for American II Unchained (Johnny Cash album) for which Johnstone wrote the title track. BoJak Records was created by her manager Bob Burton in 2002 to release her debut CD Coming of Age[2] followed by the 2005 release of "On a Good Day," and in 2007 "Blue Light," 2008 "mr.sun," 2011 "Quiet Girl", 2013 "Shatter," and in 2016, "A Woman's Work." She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Discography[edit]

Song credits[edit]

  • Mary Black - "Wounded Heart" - By The Time It Gets Dark (30th Anniversary edition), 2017
  • Trisha Yearwood - "The Woman Before Me" - ICON 2, 2014
  • Trisha Yearwood - "The Nightingale" and "When We Were Still in Love" - Ballads, 2013
  • Stephen Bishop - "My Little Waterloo" - Romance in Rio, 2009, (iTunes bonus track)
  • Emmylou Harris – “Hold On” - All I Intended To Be, 2008
  • Bonnie Raitt – “Wounded Heart” – Silver Lining, 2006
  • Johnny Cash - "Unchained" - The Legend of Johnny Cash, Vol. II, 2006
  • Trisha Yearwood – “When We Were Still in Love” – Inside Out, 2001
  • Jennifer Warnes – “The Nightingale” – The Well, 2001
  • Bette Midler - "The Girl is Onto You" - 3 For One, 2000
  • Johnny Cash/Willie Nelson – “Unchained”–VH1 Storytellers, 1998
  • Johnny Cash – “Unchained” – Unchained - 1997 Grammy Country Album of the Year
  • Trisha Yearwood - "The Woman Before Me" - Songbook, 1997
  • Trisha Yearwood – “The Nightingale” – The Song Remembers When, 1993
  • Trisha Yearwood – “Hearts in Armor” – Hearts in Armor, 1992
  • Trisha Yearwood - "The Woman Before Me" - Trisha Yearwood, 1990
  • Bette Midler – "The Girl Is On To You" – Some People’s Lives, 1990
  • Stevie Nicks – "Cry Wolf" – The Other Side of the Mirror, 1989
  • Laura Branigan - "Cry Wolf" - Touch, 1987
  • Clarence Clemons - "I Cross the Line" - Hero, 1985
  • Lifetime/ABC Television’s Army Wives - “Wounded Heart”
  • Lifetime/ABC Television’s Army Wives - “The Nightingale”
  • Lifetime/ABC Television’s Army Wives - “In This House”
  • Lifetime/ABC Television’s Army Wives - “The Hereafter”
  • Showtime Television’s Nurse Jackie - “Mr. Sun”
  • Fox Television's Lie To Me - "Unchained"

Awards[edit]

  • 1992 Radio & Records #1 Song “The Woman Before Me”
  • 1993 BMI Songwriters Award “The Woman Before Me”
  • 1997 Grammy Country Album of The Year - Johnny Cash - Unchained
  • 2008 winner of the 8th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Film/TV song in a dramatic series “In This House.”
  • 2012 1st prize winner of the 10th annual IAMA for best Americana/Roots song "Quiet Girl."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acclaimed songwriter Jude Johnstone Releases Her 5th CD "Quiet Girl" on BoJak Records". Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  2. ^ Deborah Evans Price (2002-03-23). Billboard, ed. Johnstone's 'Coming of Age'. Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  3. ^ Billboard (ed.). "Jude Johnstone Albums". Retrieved 2011-04-16. 

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