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Sonja Kristina Linwood

Sonja Kristina Linwood
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England
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Sonja Kristina Linwood (born 14 April 1949, Brentwood, Essex, England) is a British songwriter, musician, and actress, best known for starring in the seminal 60s musical, Hair, and for being the lead vocalist of the 70s progressive rock band Curved Air. She also has a long-running solo career and has taught voice at Middlesex University, using the professional name Sonja Kristina.
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http://www.sonjakristina.com
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Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake
(Cleopatra no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas
(Cleopatra no#, 2019, CD / DL)
Various Artists — A Life in Yes - The Chris Squire Tribute Various Artists — A Life in Yes - The Chris Squire Tribute
(Purple Pyramid no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Yuka & Chronoship — Ship Yuka & Chronoship — Ship
(Cherry Red Right Honourable YCUK-004, 2018, CD)
Sonic Elements — Yesterday and Today - A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes Sonic Elements — Yesterday and Today - A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes
(The Right Honourable Recording Company Ltd RPLCD06, 2018, DL)
Sonja Kristina — Anthology Sonja Kristina — Anthology
(Curved Air Records , 2017, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon
(Babaïka Productions EXCAL-4-, 2017, CD)
Curved Air — Tapestry of Propositions Curved Air — Tapestry of Propositions
(Curved Air Records CRVERS001, 2016, CD)
Curved Air — Live at Under the Bridge - The 45th Anniversary Concert Curved Air — Live at Under the Bridge - The 45th Anniversary Concert
(Curved Air Records CRVE 004, 2015/2019, 2CD)
Curved Air — North Star Curved Air — North Star
(Curved Air Records CRVE002, 2014, CD)
Curved Air — Live Atmosphere Curved Air — Live Atmosphere
(Curved Air Records CRVE 001, 2012, CD+DVD)
Mask — Heavy Petal Mask — Heavy Petal
(Mandalic MCD001, 2005, CD)
Sonja Kristina — Cri de Coeur Sonja Kristina — Cri de Coeur
(Market Square Records MSMCD116, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Sonja Kristina — Harmonics of Love Sonja Kristina — Harmonics of Love
(Market Square Records MSMCD150, 1994/2010, CD)
Sonja Kristina — Songs from the Acid Folk Sonja Kristina — Songs from the Acid Folk
(Market Square Records MSMCD109, 1991/2001, CD)
Curved Air — Live 1990 Curved Air — Live 1990
(Membran Music 223174-205 , 1990/2005, CD)
Sonja Kristina — Sonja Kristina Sonja Kristina — Sonja Kristina
(Market Square Records MSMCD140, 1980/2006, CD)
Eddie Jobson — 1971-1979 The Band Years Eddie Jobson — 1971-1979 The Band Years
((Not on label) no#, 1979/2018, 2CD)
Curved Air — Airborne Curved Air — Airborne
(Repertoire REP 5248, 1976/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Live at the BBC Curved Air — Live at the BBC
(Band of Joy BOJCD 014 , 1976/1995, CD)
Curved Air — Live Curved Air — Live
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2067, 1975/2008, CD)
Curved Air — Midnight Wire Curved Air — Midnight Wire
(Repertoire REP 5239 , 1975/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Air Cut Curved Air — Air Cut
(Repertoire REP 5061, 1973/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Lovechild Curved Air — Lovechild
(Repertoire REP 5181, 1973/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Phantasmagoria Curved Air — Phantasmagoria
(Repertoire REPUK 1139, 1972/2011, CD)
Curved Air — The Second British Rock Meeting 1972 Curved Air — The Second British Rock Meeting 1972
(Curved Air Records CRVE RS 003, 1972/2018, CD / DL)
Curved Air — Second Album Curved Air — Second Album
(Repertoire REPUK 1141, 1971/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Airconditioning Curved Air — Airconditioning
(Repertoire REPUK 1140, 1970/2011, CD)

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