Mama Judd officially retired from music in 1991 when she was diagnosed with Hepatitis C, focusing on writing self-help books instead of country ballads.
Still, she says music will always be a part of her life. Just recently, her actress daughter Ashley was eating dinner at her house and asked her to write a song about her mutt, Buttermilk.
Naomi immediately cranked out a ditty to the dog they refer to as The King set to the tune of Elvis Presleys Heartbreak Hotel.
She says, Here I am, a Grammy-award-winning songwriter and I wrote a theme song for a dog and were all singing it at the table. I thought, I will always be a singer. I will always be a songwriter.
On the more serious side, Judds latest project is helping food maker Post promote whole grain cereals for weight loss and heart health.
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