(born Linda Pettifer) started her singing career in the 1960s, doing advertising jingles for money and singing in folk clubs for enjoyment. She changed her name to Linda Peters, and was romantically linked to Martin Carthy
before working with Richard Thompson
, whom she married in 1972. As part of Richard & Linda Thompson
she sang on a string of critically acclaimed albums until a bitter split in 1982. After battling voice problems over the years since, she resurfaced with a solo album in 1996, and has worked sporadically since. Linda and Richard’s children Teddy Thompson
and Kamila Thompson
are both involved in music.
Edited by Grosseteste on 24 Aug 2007, 21:57
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