The band had their hit “Last Encore Tour” from November 2010 to October 2011, touted 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, supposed to begin in September and end at the Bridgestone Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (The Judds’ official website still has concert nights listed.) Along with the concert announcement, they performed “Love Can Build A Bridge” at the Country Music Television Awards, which is now their final public performance together.
Naomi was born Diana Ellen Judd in Ashland, Kentucky in January 1946. She had her first daughter Wynonna when she was 18 and four years later gave birth to Ashley, raising the girls primarily as a parent. single. The Judds released six studio albums between 1984 and 1990, then disbanded in 1991 when Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis C. Many of their best-known tracks were composed by other songwriters, but Naomi wrote “Change of Heart” from the duo’s debut EP, Wynonna and Naomiwhich was featured on their first greatest hits package, which went double platinum.