Gordons, The


  • From Sparta, Illinois. They live on a nature preserve.
  • A husband/wife duo: Gary and Roberta Gordon. Gary plays guitar and Dobro™; Roberta plays autoharp.
  • Have been performing together since the mid-1970’s.
  • 1976, released “Southern Illinois Bluegrass” album (no label).
  • 1977, released “The Gordons” album (no label).
  • Early 80’s, lived and worked in North Carolina.
  • 1988, returned to Southern Illinois.
  • 1989, recorded a bluegrass album with Josh Graves and Kenny Baker.
  • Roberta is a graphic artist.
  • Gary sells and repairs instruments. He also has a recording studio.
  • 1995, released “Family Bible” album (no label).
  • 1997, released “End of a Long Hard Day” album (Reception).
  • 1999, released “Live in Holland” album (Strictly Country).
  • 2008, released “Our Time” album (Inside-Out).