Wynonna & Trisha Yearwood Join Forces For “Cry Myself To Sleep” Duet At The Opry
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Trisha Yearwood & Wynonna Judd Unite To Sing Judds Duet For New Tribute Album
On October 27, the new album A Tribute to The Judds was released. The album contains collaborations between artists such as Trisha Yearwood and Wynonna, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Lainey Wilson and Dolly Parton.
All of the contributors covered one of The Judds‘ famous songs. In Trisha and Wynonna’s case, they recorded the duo’s 1986 single “Cry Myself to Sleep.”
“Cry Myself to Sleep” was a #1 hit on the Hot Country Songs chart. It also ranked at the #6 spot on the year-end Hot Country Songs chart.
This Is Wynonna & Trisha’s First Time Recording A Song Together
Although they’ve been friends for years, Wynonna and Trisha never recorded a song together before this:
“We have known each other for years but have never worked together,” Wynonna told American Songwriter. “In today’s world of technology, artists often don’t get to be in the same room as the other person to record a song. It was so refreshing! I am thrilled with the song, and I cannot wait to sing it live with her.”
Trisha told American Songwriter, “I’m a true fan, and singing with Wynonna has been a dream come true! I’m proud to be a part of honoring the music that Naomi and Wynonna created.“
Trisha & Wynonna Bring Their “Cry Myself To Sleep” Duet To The Grand Ole Opry Stage
Trisha and Wynonna united to sing their duet in person at the Grand Ole Opry on November 14. Their show was extra special, as $5 from every ticket sold benefited NAMI Tennessee.
NAMI’s mission is “to improve quality of life for individuals with mental illness.” Wynonna’s mother, Naomi, was incredibly open about her struggles with mental health. She died by suicide in 2022.
Naomi surely would have been proud to see how the Opry show helped NAMI. The organization thanked the Opry and its performers for their “support and generosity.”
Of course, a highlight of the night was when Trisha and Wynonna performed “Cry Myself to Sleep.” One attendee happened to capture a video of the performance, and shared it on Facebook.
You can watch that video below. Trisha and Wynonna make a great team!
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