Richard Thompson Electric Trio in Australia
The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.” – LA Times… 568 more words
Good evening, loyal readers.
Instead of incessantly posting everything I write to this here site (and consequently flooding your feeds and inboxes in the process), I’m just going to do a little weekly segment listing where some of my work has appeared (if any) around the ‘ol internet the previous week. 93 more words
With such a family history the Thompsons are one of English Folk’s heritage, acclaimed singer songwriter guitarist Richard Thompson and equally lauded ex wife and vocalist Linda Thompson who released six superb albums from 1973-1982 including the classic “I Want To See the Bright Lights Tonight” then their son Teddy who has released his own albums and daughter Kami who with husband James Wallborne formed the excellent Folk Rock band “The Rails” last year, so together with other family members nephew Zak Hobbs they have got an new album tilted “Family” a 2 disc set of CD/DVD by the collective band “Thompson” their first output “Careful” with some distinctive Richard Thompson jangly guitar and lush backing harmonies from the other family members, due out 18th November
Today’s song is Strange Affair by Richard and Linda Thompson. After recording three albums together, the duo took a brief hiatus while focusing on their life on a Sufi community. 148 more words
Today’s song is A Blind Step Away by (John) French, (Fred) Frith, (Henry) Kaiser, (Richard) Thompson. These four innovative, collaborative musicians pooled their diverse talents simultaneously challenging one another and creating a wonderful middle ground in the universe of their broad — sometimes eccentric — tastes. 48 more words