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Troubadour: Richard Thompson at CPA

I’m a lucky person when it comes to music. I was introduced to all sorts of sounds early in life, and never forced into a single narrow allegiance, except to quality. 639 more words

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(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime” | THE KORGIS | 1980 / 1981.

Between late 1979 and the end of 1989, there were nearly 500 (real) one-hit wonders of the 80s that reached the BILLBOARD Hot 100 just one time, a list that includes Soft Cell, Gary Numan, Timbuk 3, The Church, Bronski Beat, Nik Kershaw, The Buggles, The Waitresses, Ultravox and two different bands named The Silencers.  570 more words


Richard Thompson (Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA, October 9, 2016)

[ATTENDED: October 9, 2016] Richard Thompson

I saw Richard Thompson play back in February at McCarter.  I saw him open for Wilco (well, I saw some of his set since I was late) back in June.  1,400 more words

Richard Thompson

Art of the Day: Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson
Red Trout / Red Rise, 1990
Oil on Canvas
68″ x 74″

Art Of The Day

Classic Music Review: Liege and Lief by Fairport Convention

I wish to express my deepest gratitude to the people who maintain the Mainly Norfolk site, a treasure of information about English folk music.

Though born and bred in the self-proclaimed Greatest Fucking Country to Ever Grace the Planet, I’ve never really cared much for American folk music . 1,866 more words


Mystery ~

“I’ve never seen anybody really find the answer — they think they have, so they stop thinking.
But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. 14 more words




I knew the name Richard Thompson for several years but I didn’t hear his music until 1991’s Rumor & Sigh… 488 more words