Williams, Jeannette


  • From Danville, Virginia.
  • Formed a group in 1989 called Clearwater. The band name was changed in 1996 to Jeannette Williams and Clearwater.
  • For most of her career, she has performed with her husband Johnny, an accomplished guitarist and songwriter.
  • 1994, Jeannette was awarded Female Vocalist of the Year by the Virginia Folk Music Association.
  • 1994, released “Dreams Come True” album (Flying Cloud).
  • 1998, released Cherry Blossoms in the Springtime album (Doobie Shea). She also worked for the label in radio promotions.
  • 1999, recorded her first solo album.
  • 2001, formed The Jeannette Williams Band
  • 2002, released Too Blue album (Bell Buckle).
  • 2003, released Get in the Boat album (Bell Buckle).
  • 2007, won the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest (first place) at Merlefest, for her song “Enough of You.
  • 2008, released Thank You for Caring album (Blue Circle).
  • 2011, formed “Freeman and Williams” with Scott Freeman (mandolin) and husband Johnny Williams.
  • 2022, formed “Shelton and Williams” with guitarist Jay Shelton and husband Johnny Williams. Released an album “So Much Time, So Much Love” (Grass Tank)