In 1969, she returned to Colorado, signed with Atlantic, formed 60,000,000 Buffalo, and in 1971 recorded the seminal rock album Nevada Jukebox with producer Bill Szymczyk. The band broke up the next year. She moved to Montana in 1973 with sax player, Dexter Payne. The two of them joined a swing band, The Big Sky Mudflaps, and played on several of their albums.
In 1981 and 1982, she kept on working with this band and attended Kool Jazz Festival. In 1983, Judy and Dexter Payne created an R&B band, "Judy Roderick & The Forbears." This group included Don DeBacker, "Washboard" Chaz Leary and Tim Martin. On January 22, 1992, Judy died of a heart attack from complications due to diabetes. In 1993, Woman Blue was reissued. Official site of the artist is at http://www.judyroderick.com Read more on Last.fm.
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