Music: In the Heart of the Country

The Judds make sweet harmony straight from the roots

Just this Christmas past, Naomi Judd, a local girl made very good indeed, went back home to Ashland, Ky. She stopped off at the white bungalow where she had been raised, then moved on to Jane's beauty salon on 13th Street to "get a manicure, now that I have this diamond ring." At 39, Naomi Judd had no great familiarity with gems or with manicures--this was her first--and she was barely getting accustomed to celebrity. "I heard you were making it big as a singer, and I pictured you in a gingham dress," said a friend who was also getting a...

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