Tell Me Why
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 11, 1993
GenreCountry
LabelCurb / MCA
ProducerTony Brown
Wynonna chronology
Wynonna
(1992)
Tell Me Why
(1993)
Revelations
(1996)
Singles from Tell Me Why
  1. "Tell Me Why"
    Released: April 3, 1993
  2. "Only Love"
    Released: July 17, 1993
  3. "Is It Over Yet"
    Released: October 30, 1993
  4. "Rock Bottom"
    Released: February 19, 1994
  5. "Girls with Guitars"
    Released: June 4, 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Entertainment WeeklyA link
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars link
Robert Christgau(2-star Honorable Mention)(2-star Honorable Mention) link
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars link
Orlando Sentinelfavorable link

Tell Me Why is the second studio album by American country music artist Wynonna, released on Curb / MCA Records in 1993. It produced the hit singles "Only Love", "Is It Over Yet", "Rock Bottom", "Girls with Guitars", and the title track, all top ten hits on the Billboard country music charts. "Let's Make a Baby King" also charted at #61 based on unsolicited airplay. The title song also charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts.

Track listing

  1. "Tell Me Why" (Karla Bonoff) – 3:50
  2. "Rock Bottom" (Buddy Buie, J. R. Cobb) – 3:07
  3. "Only Love" (Roger Murrah, Marcus Hummon) – 3:35
  4. "Let's Make a Baby King" (Jesse Winchester) – 3:33
  5. "Is It Over Yet" (Billy Kirsch) – 3:48
  6. "Father Sun" (Sheryl Crow, Jay Oliver) – 4:19
  7. "Girls with Guitars" (Mary Chapin Carpenter) – 3:15
  8. "Just Like New" (Winchester) – 2:51
  9. "I Just Drove By" (Kimmie Rhodes) – 3:58
  10. "That Was Yesterday" (Naomi Judd) – 5:37

Personnel

Adapted from AllMusic.[1]

Production

Charts and certifications

Chart (1993) Peak position Certifications
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 5 Platinum
Canadian Albums Chart 29 Platinum

References

  1. ^ "Tell Me Why – Wynonna Judd | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2016.