Lui Collins (born 1950 in Barre, Vermont) is a contemporary folk singer-songwriter. She attended the University of Connecticut and played her first gigs as a student there. Originally a Philo Fretless LP, that album was later reissued as a CD by Green Linnet in 1985, GLCD 1056
Collins' first album on Philo contained some of her most cherished material for years to come including compositions by Mike Heron, Robin Williamson and others as well as several outstanding originals. - Lahri Bond, Dirty Linen. Lui Collins - vocals and guitar Dana Robinson - vocals, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and banjo. Saudade (sau-DAH-gee).
Lui Collins - Moondancer (CD, 1993) NEW SEALED Journey of the Child Within. Moondancer is a very little known Japanese symphonic prog-rock band which recorded only one self-titled album just before the end of golden 70s era of music.
Collins' debut solo album, Made in New England, was released in 1978. Her second album, Baptism of Fire, reflected on changes in her life after marrying stone mason Rod Zandler and giving birth to the first of three children. Her third album, There's a Light, was produced by Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham and included "Ballad of the White Seal Maid," co-written with fantasy/children's book author Jane Yolen. Despite her musical success, Collins experienced great sorrow in her personal life. Collins didn't re-emerge until 1993, when she released Moondancer, a deeply personal collection subtitled "The Journey of the Child Within. In addition to 11 original tunes, the album included Collins' second collaboration with Yolen, "Mermaid's Lullaby. She returned to her more adult-oriented material with the album Stone by Stone in 1997.
Lui Collins is a folk singer/songwriter currently living in western Massachusettes. She has 10 studio albums to her name, 8 of which are solo works. Her most recent album, Closer, is a mixture of spoken poetry and original songs.
|Move To The Bow|
|The Holy Instant|
|God Bless The Children|
|Flicker Of Light|
|C 1001||Lui Collins||Moondancer (Cass, Album)||Molly Gamblin Music||C 1001||US||1993|
|CD 1001||Lui Collins||Moondancer (CD, Album)||Molly Gamblin Music||CD 1001||US||1993|