Lucinda Williams is an award winning American rock, folk, blues and country music singer/songwriter. She recorded her first albums in 1978 and 1980 in a traditional country and blues style and then in 1988, she released her self-titled album, which featured “Passionate Kisses”,a song later recorded by Mary Chapin which garnered Lucinda her first Grammy. Her greatest success came in 1998 with Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. This album presented a broader scope of songs that fused her sound into a more distinctive style that still managed to remain consistent and commercial in sound. Since then, she has released a string of albums that have also been critically acclaimed. She was named “America’s best songwriter” by TIME magazine in 2002.
November 20, 2011 by