Robin and Linda Williams

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Robin and Linda Williams
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Years active1971–present
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Websitewww.robinandlinda.com

Robin and Linda Williams are a husband-and-wife singer-songwriter folk music duo from Virginia. They met in South Carolina in 1971,[1][2] and began performing in 1973.[3]

The Williamses appeared on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion radio show from 1975.[4] The duo were members of the Hopeful Gospel Quartet with Keillor and Kate MacKenzie.[1][5] After touring with Mary Chapin Carpenter in 1993,[6] the pair later sang on her Grammy Award-winning album Stones in the Road.[7] Sugar for Sugar spent 11 weeks in the top 20 of the Americana Chart in the Gavin Report in 1996.[citation needed] In 2004, they switched labels, recording Deeper Waters as their first release on Red House Records.[8]

The Williamses appeared in the film A Prairie Home Companion.[9] They appeared on the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, hosted by Michael Johnathon.

Discography[edit]

  • Robin & Linda Williams (1975)
  • Shenandoah Moon (1977)
  • Welcome Table (1978)
  • Dixie Highway Sign (1979)
  • Harmony (1981)
  • Close As We Can Get (1984)
  • Nine 'Til Midnight (1985)
  • All Broken Hearts Are the Same (1988)
  • Rhythm of Love (1990)
  • Turn Toward Tomorrow
  • Robin & Linda Williams & Their Fine Group Live (1994)
  • Good News (1995)
  • Sugar for Sugar (1996)
  • Devil of a Dream (1998)
  • In the Company of Strangers (2000)
  • Visions of Love (2002)
  • Deeper Waters (2004)
  • The First Christmas Gift (2005)
  • Radio Songs (2007)
  • Buena Vista (2008)
  • Stonewall Country (2011)
  • These Old Dark Hills (2012)
  • Back 40 (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Country singers Robin, Linda Williams live at the Mainstay". The Star Democrat. December 11, 2009. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Robin & Linda Williams: They're in the company of strangers". Index-Journal. March 19, 2000. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Farmer, Lori (July 23, 1993). "Singer electrifying: Review". Mansfield News Journal. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "Robin and Linda Williams are ingrained like family". The Morning Call. December 16, 2007. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Gabriele, Tony (January 4, 2002). "Williamsburg Theater to 'Companion' regulars". Daily Press. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Robin and Linda Williams play Saturday in Oxford". Press & Sun-Bulletin. May 30, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  7. ^ "A Prairie Home Companion bio of Robin & Linda Williams". American Public Media. May 5, 2001. Archived from the original on November 24, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  8. ^ Harris, Rich (February 29, 2004). "Robin and Linda Williams, "Deeper Waters" (Red House)". Globe Gazette. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  9. ^ Gehman, Geoff (December 16, 2007). "'Prairie Home' guitarist Pat Donohue a wearer of many shoes". The Morning Call. Retrieved October 21, 2018.

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