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Quote of the day, Aug. 17

Richard Thompson, from “The Dimming of the Day”

This old house is falling down around my ears
I’m drowning in the river of my tears… 38 more words


On Richard Thompson

I first saw Richard Thompson’s cartoons as the occasional illustrations in Joel Achenbach’s Why Things Are books. They were these complicated, scribbly, not-exactly-attractive but still compelling sketches to go along with Achenbach’s Cecil-Adams-esque essays. 471 more words


Pods & Sods 146 | Track By Track: Richard Thompson / Rumor And Sigh

Mister Brian Jacobs is back for the third installment of the annual Pods & Sods round robin.  His pick is Richard Thompson’s 1991 LP Rumor And Sigh. 15 more words

Track By Track

Song of the Day, August 5: We Sing Hallelujah by Richard and Linda Thompson

Today’s song is a modern working class anthem. When Richard Thompson left Fairport Convention, he wanted to build on the traditional music the band was exploring while pursuing his own distinctive vision. 225 more words

Song Of The Day

Richard and Linda Thompson - Down Where the Drunkards Roll

• “Down Where the Drunkards Roll” set to a picture slideshow of Richard and Linda. Thanks to Francesca Annie Valentini.

“Classic Folk from England”

From their album “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight” (Island Records ILPS-9266) released in 1974. 234 more words


676. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight - Richard and Linda Thompson

Original album is tracks 1-10

Brief Background: I Want to See the Bright Lights is the second solo album from Richard Thompson (formerly of Fairport Convention… 286 more words