Williams, Roger


  • Grew up in Danville, NH; lives in Glastonbury, CT. He was born in Presque Isle, Maine.
  • He is a well-known northeastern Dobro™ player.
  • 1975-1976, worked with Don Stover and the White Oak Mountain Boys.
  • 1977, joined The Lilly Brothers Band (Everett, Alan & Tennis Lilly).
  • 1979-1980, worked with The Berkshire Mountain Boys.
  • 1980-1993, had a group called White Mountain Bluegrass..
  • 1984, released “Fireball” album on his own label.
  • 1992, released “Route #2 to Amherst” album on his own label.
  • 1994-1996, joined Southern Rail.
  • 1994, released “A Decade Later” album with Ray Legere (Acoustic Horizon Records).
  • 1997, had a band called Blue Diamond Bluegrass (with Stan Tyminski, Dan’s older brother)
  • 1997, released River of No Return album (Strictly Country) with Ray Legere.
  • 1998-2005, joined The New England Bluegrass Band.
  • 2005 joined Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters.
  • 2008, released A Resophonic Retrospective album (Happy Appy).
  • 2012, released Williams Squared album (no label) with son JD Williams playing mandolin (Happy Appy Records).
  • 2019, released solo project I Know This Road (Happy Appy).