Mountain Fever Recording has just released Linda's new self titled CD. Her singles, The Happiness of Having You,  Blue, Blue Ridge Mountain Girl and Jingling Hole have been met with rave reviews.

Linda Lay heads an all-star ensemble of award-winning instrumentalists. She spent her early years with Janette Carter at the Carter Family Fold near Bristol, Virginia and played with her family band before starting her own group, Appalachian Trail. She met her husband, David Lay, playing music and they founded Springfield Exit along with David McLaughlin. Linda has toured nationally with the Masters of the Steel String Guitar and was the featured vocalist and bassist. Linda is a master artist in traditional singing for the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Along with banjoist, Sammy Shelor, they recorded a project “Taking the Crooked Road Home"  for the Virginia Folklife Program under the direction of Jon Lohman. Linda has performed with singers across several genres of music, from the likes of Vern Gosdin, Carl Jackson, Bruce Hornsby to Piedmont blues singer John Cephas and master of the telecaster, Bill Kirchen