Tell Me Why (Wynonna Judd album)

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Tell Me Why
Tell Me Why (Wynona Judd album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Wynonna
Released May 11, 1993
Genre Country
Label Curb / MCA
Producer Tony Brown
Wynonna chronology
Tell Me Why
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A link
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars link
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention) link
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars link
Orlando Sentinel favorable link

Tell Me Why is the second studio album by American country music artist Wynonna, released on Curb / MCA Records in 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.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tell Me Why" (Karla Bonoff) - 3:48
  2. "Rock Bottom" (Buddy Buie, J. R. Cobb) - 3:07
  3. "Only Love" (Roger Murrah, Marcus Hummon) - 3:33
  4. "Let's Make a Baby King" (Jesse Winchester) - 3:33
  5. "Is It Over Yet" (Billy Kirsch) - 3:48
  6. "Father Sun" (Sheryl Crow, Jay Oliver) - 4:19
  7. "Girls with Guitars" (Mary Chapin Carpenter) - 3:15
  8. "Just Like New" (Jesse Winchester) - 2:51
  9. "I Just Drove By" (Kimmie Rhodes) - 3:58
  10. "That Was Yesterday" (Naomi Judd) - 5:37


Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak position Certifications
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1 -
U.S. Billboard 200 5 Platinum
Canadian Albums Chart 29 Platinum


  • Allmusic (see infobox)
Preceded by
It's Your Call
by Reba McEntire
Top Country Albums number-one album
May 29 - July 3, 1993
Succeeded by
Pure Country
by George Strait