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Flashback to Beatles in Teen World

One of the positive things about people knowing you are an enthusiast (we prefer that to “fan”) of a particular subject, team or band is that your friends from a long time ago or even recently sometimes give or send you something they’ve found gathering dust in their home or have recently bought. 223 more words

Ronald Hawkins

A Year in 52 Albums - no.14: Country Mile - Johnny Flynn

After university I spent four agonising months looking for a job – any job really, and eventually landed at a record shop (by then it sold CDs and DVDs, but it’s what I still think of as a record shop). 389 more words


Richard Thompson in Concert

Richard Thompson performs at McCarter Theatre on Friday, April 6th at 8 PM
With Special Guests Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg

“The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.” – Los Angeles Times… 98 more words

Fairport Convention: A Tale in Hard Time (03/28/77)

Fairport Convention was a British folk-rock group whose best work was cut between 1968 and 1969, with singer Sandy Denny and guitarist and singer Richard Thompson. 2,365 more words

Greil Marcus


By Mary Wadland / THE ZEBRA

So what does Richard Thompson, one of music’s most unique, gifted and eclectic singer/songwriters — and lest we forget, an astonishingly good guitar player and oh yes, also an Officer of the Order of the British Empire bestowed by the Queen herself — do for thrills as he approaches 70? 1,455 more words

Richard Thompson - Amnesia - Classic Music Review

British traditional music purists, their knickers already in a twist over the more radio-friendly sound of Daring Adventures, howled like banshees when the blessed Richard Thompson signed a deal with that devil called Capitol Records. 3,349 more words

Female Music Blogger

Tres Songs

If you’re planning on contributing to the mighty, mighty blogger’s playlist – or you’ve already told me you want to and haven’t yet sent me any tunes – there’s still time. 529 more words