Judy Kaye Cohen, 18 February 1952, Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA. This singing daughter from a military family spent most of her childhood in Virginia. While completing a formal education in California, she fronted Dixie Peach, a country rock combo that was renamed Silver Spur for their RCA Records albums in the mid-70s. Despite assistance from top Los Angeles session musicians, immediate solo success was dogged by Bonnie Tylers version of Its A Heartache eclipsing Newtons own, though she gained a US country hit by proxy when the Carpenters covered her self-composed Sweet Sweet Smile in 1978. Two years later, she arrived in Billboards Top 5 with a revival of Chip Taylors Angel Of The Morning (her only UK hit) and then Queen Of Hearts (also a hit for Dave Edmunds), while the Juice album containing both peaked at number 22. She enjoyed more hits in the pop charts with Loves Been A...
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