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Richard Thompson

The past, present and future of folk music as Richard Thompson headlined a stunning evening at Brighton Dome, with support from Josienne & Ben.

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Acoustic Rarities - Richard Thompson (reviewed by Ian O'Regan)

Richard Thompson is an institution in British music, and unusually, that institution spans a number of genres; folk blues, and rock. He is a guitarist’s guitarist, and has been a pillar of the British music scene for decades. 588 more words

Mom on the loose, Vol. II: Richard Thompson show

His beautiful voice, and suddenly it’s 1999: I’m emptying my apron after work at the Trempealeau Hotel and find a “Keep this coupon” on the back of which my friend had written “ 342 more words

Praying For Peace.


The Weather Station  –  The Weather Station

On her fourth (and tellingly self-titled) album as The Weather Station, Tamara Lindeman reinvents, and more deeply roots, her extraordinary, acclaimed songcraft, framing her precisely detailed, exquisitely wrought prose-poem narratives in bolder and more cinematic musical settings. 1,803 more words


What I'm Listening To On 10/08/2017 "Poor Will And The Jolly Hangman"

Artist: Fairport Convention & Richard Thompson

Albums: Multiple (First Released in 1977)

Composers: Richard Thompson & David Swarbrick

This song is a recent discovery of mine. 113 more words

Brandon C. Hovey

Ye Olde Blue-Green English: Some Songs And Links For Merry Listeners

Too much shredding?  Maybe, but that’s some tone, timing and technique!

You need a guy with near virtuosic talent on his instrument, some feel for composition, and long, long hours to play so faithfully live. 95 more words


Richard Thompson. Acoustic Rarities. Proper Records

Richard Thompson’s decision, back in 2014, to record some of his back catalogue with just him and his acoustic guitar (Acoustic Classics) might be one of the best of his career. 505 more words