...to my online home.

For me, Home is a place, and also a feeling - a deep and rich one which I've sought time and again in my music and lyrics.

So, please come on in and make yourself at home. I'm so glad you are here. I'll do my best to keep you up-to-date with the happenings in my life and share with you those things that continue to interest me.

Maybe I'll see you here, or out there on the road, but I do hope I see you. And do stay in touch, if you're so inclined. We are, after all, in this together.

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New Release

24 songs – 2 years in the making. These are Songs of the Soul. Songs that carry my Faith in Spirit.

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Lyrics first/then music.
This is how I write.
I love words.
Here are some.

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EsalenwRound Oct 2015


Songwriting workshops in
Big Sur – on the Pacific - no experience required – deep rewards guaranteed.

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From Cris --- Forty --- 40 years ago, I recorded ten songs that were known collectively as The Changer and the Changed. I painted with words and music my personal landscape and managed to elucidate some of what we know as the Universality of the human condition. Somehow, I intuitively knew that it's better to speak to all as opposed to just a few. Somehow, these songs – short on big production factors and long on emotion – came to stand as courageously as they could for women's experience in particular - their feelings and hopes and dreams. For it was primarily women who fell so hard for this music, these words, these changes that were brewing within us. It was women who recognized whatever power I had then, and who champion it to this day, helping me to continue to grow and change.

This Anniversary Year got off to a grand and glorious start as my friends and I performed this music from top to bottom at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, CA, replicating the album, yet changing it slightly, of course, as we, ourselves, have been changed. We were careful not to disturb the essence, the heart of each song because it matters so much to every listener that something still remains of the original. To undertake this precious task I beckoned to my side my dear friends, Barbara Higbie, Vicki Randle, Julie Wolf, Shelley Doty, Gina Breedlove, and Woody Simmons. What a night it was! So deep, and so fine and so full of love. We hope to bring this music to you as we'll be touring it around this year. See you then!


So says the Media ...

Songstress Cris Williamson Celebrates Changer 
by Greg Archer  A great deal has changed on the entertainment landscape since a passionate alliance of young radical lesbians from Los Angeles-based Olivia Records released feminist singer-songwriter Cris Williamson's album "The Changer and the Changed" 40 years ago. One thing hasn't: Williamson's ability to captivate an audience with her soul-stirring vocals and heartrending lyrics.   More...



I could be heading your way soon, with my solo show, the Love Song Show, or the can-you-believe-it Changer 40th Anniversary Show!

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Sending and sharing a constant flow of things noticed, high water marks, and low water struggles, all gleaned from these fields of life.

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East, West, and in-between, we present these oft life-changing workshops, teaching techniques to songwriters and novices alike.

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Booking/Management/Media: Suite 5 Artists
5215 Ballard Ave NW, Ste 5, Seattle WA 98107  206.706.7960 Email
Licensing/Distribution: Wolf Moon Records
PO Box 30067, Seattle WA 98113 Email
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PO Box 30067, Seattle WA 98113 Email