Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson Biography In 1985, LINDA THOMPSON made a startling exit from the folk-rock music scene she helped to invent. Her self-imposed banishment came in response to two intractable realities: her divorce from the guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson, the scene’s leading light, and a rare anxiety-based syndrome called hysterical dysphonia, the vocalist’s equivalent of merciless stage fright. The durable beauty of her recordings with Richard has assured her status as folk rock royalty for more than 20 years. Now she comes to reclaim her... more