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Crosby Threshing Show

On July 20, 2014, Molly and I went to the Crosby Threshing Bee in Crosby, Divide County, northwestern North Dakota. Years before my Grandpa Barth passed away, he had always asked me to attend the threshing bee in Braddock, Emmons County, south-central North Dakota. 202 more words

Our Daily Bread 090: Richard Thompson


Sean Bw Parker finds time to appreciate, in a with-strained manner, the newly recorded acoustic compilation of ‘choice’ Richard Thompson classics.

Richard Thompson ‘Acoustic Classics’  Released 14th January 2014… 209 more words

Nick Cave

Summer in LA Ciudad, Another City of Angels...

I’m back; I’m rested. I’ve just submitted another book for publication. Hey, I’ve only been in eight countries in the last seven months and only five thousand miles on third-class trains, so that’s no big deal for a sixty-year old with prostate cancer—all in a day’s work. 574 more words

Richard Thompson. Acoustic Classics. Proper Records.

Universally regarded as one of the finest songwriters and guitar players of his generation Richard Thompson‘s latest release, Acoustic Classics, is just that, Thompson and his acoustic guitar revisiting some of his greatest songs from the past four decades. 381 more words



This week on Tony Hillier’s World of Music, we sample four new folk albums featuring English artists of diverse ages, but they share a connection – they all have a relationship of one form or another with the great British folk-rock pioneer… 82 more words

Rd On The Road

Richard Thompson - Unplugged

“Richard has a major hat full of songs and glove full of fingers that I would envy were it not a deadly sin”. – ELVIS COSTELLO… 270 more words

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CD Review - Richard Thompson "Acoustic Classics"

There’s probably a bit of intentional irony in Richard Thompson’s latest offering: a year after “Electric”, he gives us “Acoustic Classics”.

If the British balladeer is trying to say “I can do anything”, he is pretty successful. 317 more words