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Live At The Barn
Marjorie was an accomplished finger style guitarist/singer/songwriter who started playing guitar in the 1960's and began a lifelong passion for country blues, rags and roots music. She released many CDs and instructional videos, toured extensively and taught at Jorma Kaukanon's Fur Peace Ranch and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show as part of an episode about "women who are changing the definition of middle age".
In 2013, she toured from Georgia to Massachusetts and within the last decade played as many as 75 shows a year.
Thompson started recording albums in 2003 and also applied her teaching skills to her art, producing several DVDs to teach fingerstyle guitar playing.
Marjorie was a lifelong educator, learner and artist. She was a wife, mother of seven, grandmother and Associate Dean of the Biology at Brown University.
Marjorie succumbed to ovarian cancer on September 15, 2014.
This CD Live At The Barn is presented by The Estate of Marjorie Thompson to honor the memory of Marjorie.