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Early life[ edit ] Womack was born and raised in Jacksonville, Texas. At an early age she was interested in country music.
Her father, a disc jockeyoften took his daughter to work with him to help choose records to play on the air.
Her mother was a schoolteacher and her father was also a high school principal.
As a child, Womack studied the piano and later graduated from Jacksonville High School in The college was one of the first in the nation to offer country music degrees, and soon she became a member of the college band, Country Caravan.
She studied at the college untilleaving the school a A biography of ann lee before graduation. Womack spent a few years raising her children before reentering the music business in the mid 90s.
In she began performing her music in songwriting demos and at showcase concerts. At one of these showcase concerts, she was spotted by Tree Publishings, who signed her after listening to one of her original demo recordings. After divorcing her first husband around that time, Womack decided to pursue a career as a country music artist.
Music career[ edit ] Country music stardom: The album consisted of self-penned material as well as songs written by other artists, including Mark ChesnuttRicky Skaggs, and Sharon White. More successful than her first single, "The Fool" reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Country chart that year.
The title track which was released as the lead singlereached No. It also peaked at the top spot on the adult contemporary chart and even reached the UK Singles Charts, peaking at No.
With the Pop success of "I Hope You Dance," Womack drew the attention of the magazines People and Timeboth of which praised the single, calling it "one of her best. The album of the same name has sold 3 million copies in the United States to date. The album made a stronger attempt at a pop-flavored style, however it did not react well, leading to poor record sales and only one major hit.
Bush was nominated for his second term as President of the United States. The other performers that night included Sara Evans and Larry Gatlin. Also that year, she also released her first Greatest Hits album, which included two new songs; "The Wrong Girl" the only song from the album released as a single and "Time for Me to Go.
They also called it one of her best records. The song had been originally recorded by Rogers and Dottie West in and was a No.
Womack took the place of West during that show since West had died in a serious car accident in September InWomack announced plans of a sixth studio album off of Mercury Nashville Records.
The album, released on vinyl and CD, was produced by Tony Brownhas been described as a dark album with plenty of songs about drinking and losing love. One track, "The Bees," features vocals from Keith Urban. The song debuted at No. Womack has revealed a few of the tracks that she has recorded for the album, including: His version of the song was a minor hit, charting to number 45 on the Hot Country Songs charts.
Though Womack is featured on the song, she was not given credit on the charts. Country to Country festival in the UK.
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