"Juice Newton" was born Judith Kaye Cohen on 18 February 1952 in Lakehurst, New Jersey and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is an American pop music and country singer. She managed to mix folk, rock, blues and pop into a hugely successful career in country music. To date she has sold over 10 million albums, managed 19 hit singles across the US country, pop and adult contemporary charts. She has also won 2 Billboard Awards, 1 Grammy and the CMA Award for Best New Female Artist.
Shortly after high school, Juice and her band Silver Spur were signed to RCA Records. They released three albums and had only one charted single, "Love Is a Word". Juice signed with Capitol in 1978, dropping the Silver Spur name (though they would remain the backup band). That year, she had her first country top-40 single in "Let's Keep It That Way", followed by the single "It's a Heartache", which was quickly overshadowed by Bonnie Tyler's version. The 1980 album ''Take Heart'' featured five more charted singles, including the covers of the '60s Elvie Sands hit "Any Way That You Want Me" and the 1972 John Edwards classic "Sunshine". The latter became her second top-40 single on the co...
|origin||California, United States|
|music genre||Country music|