Juice Newton

Born Feb 18, 1952

Judy Kay "Juice" Newton is an American Pop music and Country singer, songwriter and guitarist. To date, Newton has received five Grammy Award nominations in the Pop and Country Best Female Vocalist categories (winning once in 1983), as well as an ACM Award for Top New Female Artist and two Billboard Female Album Artist of the Year awards (won consecutively).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Juice Newton.


1952 Birth Born on February 18, 1952.


1977 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 1977, Newton went solo (but remained with Capitol Records), although Silver Spur would remain the name of her backup band until 1982. … Read More
In 1978, Newton released the song in the United States, and it became the first of her 11 "Hot 100" pop hits.
1979 - 1980 2 More Events
1981 29 Years Old In 1981, Newton's third solo album, simply titled Juice, was released. … Read More


In 1982, Newton received two Grammy nominations for Best Female Vocalist: one for "Angel of the Morning" in the Pop category, and another for "Queen of Hearts" in Country. … Read More
1983 31 Years Old The direction for Newton's sixth and final Capitol album, 1983's Dirty Looks, was decidedly more rock-oriented and experimental than her usual blending of folk, pop and country styles. … Read More
1984 32 Years Old According to a 1984 front-page article in Billboard magazine, changes at Capitol led Newton to return to RCA. … Read More
1985 33 Years Old In 1985, Newton's waning popularity was revitalized with the release of the Old Flame album, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard chart and featured six Top-10 country hits, including the No. 1s "You Make Me Want to Make You Mine", "Hurt," and "Both to Each Other (Friends and Lovers)" (with Eddie Rabbitt). (Note: The duet was released to the public before the pop version "Friends and Lovers" by Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson; the pop version was released to radio and stores two weeks after Newton and Rabbitt's version first appeared, even though it was recorded first.
1987 35 Years Old Newton's version was originally available only on a special edition of the Old Flame album and on the Eddie Rabbitt album Rabbitt Traxx.) The "Old Flame" album produced hit singles for more than sixteen months, with the final release being "What Can I Do with My Heart" (written by Otha Young), which reached the Top 10 in early 1987.
1988 36 Years Old She returned to the Top 10 in 1988 with "Tell Me True" from her 1987 album Emotion. … Read More
1989 37 Years Old After being dropped by the RCA label in 1989 (along with several other country-based artists, including Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers), Newton took time to focus on her family life with then-husband Tom Goodspeed, daughter Jessica and son Tyler in San Diego, California. … Read More


1994 42 Years Old In 1994, Newton contributed the track "Lovers of One Day" to a Edith Piaf tribute album which also included songs by Pat Benatar and Donna Summer.
1995 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, Newton recorded a double-album of pop duets (which was slated to be sold via infomercial), but the project was riddled with legal issues, resulting in a low-impact, "accidental" release of the "Platinum & Gold" series of duets in the early 2000s (the CD set was released without Newton's permission). … Read More
1998 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Newton released "The Trouble with Angels", a collection of seven re-recorded hits and three new songs, including the single "When I Get Over You".


2003 - 2007 3 More Events
2009 57 Years Old On August 6, 2009, Newton's longtime musical partner Otha Young died of cancer. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old On October 26, 2010, Newton's Duets: Friends & Memories album was released by Fuel 2000. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old On July 26, 2011, Fuel 2000 released Juice Newton: The Ultimate Hits Collection, which included her own version of the Carpenters' 1978 hit "Sweet Sweet Smile".


2012 60 Years Old On May 7, 2012, BGO Records issued a two-CD set containing Newton's three 1970s Capitol albums: "Come To Me", "Well Kept Secret" and "Take Heart". … Read More
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