Until her stunning return to form with Fashionably Late (2002 Rounder), Linda Thompson was best known for a series of albums she cut with then husband Richard Thompson in the mid-70s. One of England’s finest folk rock singers and an incredible songwriter, Thompson spent many years away from music due to a rare condition called hysterical dysphonia, which kept her from speaking and singing. Since her return, she’s been writing and recording with many of Britain’s finest young folk musicians, and despite the critical acclaim she’s received, still keeps a relatively low profile.
Linda Pettifer was born in London in 1948. Her mother was a professional singer, her... Read More