Lay, Linda


  • From Stephens City, Virginia.
  • 1984-2001, she was lead singer and bassist with the group Appalachian Trail. She also performed under the name Linda Barker.
  • 2000, toured with a show called “Masters of the Steel String Guitar.”
  • 2003, she recorded a solo project for the Cracker Barrel record label and another an album with husband David Lay (guitarist with Appalachian Trail), Tom Adams (banjo) and David McLaughlin (mandolin) called Springfield Exit.
  • 2004, re-organized Appalachian Trail with several new members.
  • 2022, released self-titled solo project on Mountain Fever Records.
  • 2022, Joey Cox joined Springfield Exit playing banjo.