Tag Archives: Richard Thompson

For Bert Jansch – Around the World in 80 Plays

I have been listening to Pierre le Bras on YouTube for some time, where he plays under the name of Old Picker.  Today a link from there led me to For Bert Jansch , hosted by The Bert Jansch Foundation: Musicians … Continue reading

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1952 Vincent Black Lighting

A live performance from Richard Thompson: My favourite comment: “Trying to decide if Suzanne Vega and Louden Wainwright are looking on in awe or thinking “shit we’re next”!”

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Solid Air – Norma Waterson

I don’t know how I missed this, but I just discovered yesterday: More about the album: The Very Thought of You On her second solo album the Grande Dame of British folk is presenting us with a surprising, inspired selection … Continue reading

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Christy Moore sings Beeswing

Back in 2011 I posted a link to Richard Thompson’s song Beeswing, sung by The Little Unsaid.   That post still brings a trickle of visitors to his site, which led me to this version by Christy Moore: and Christy Moore’s … Continue reading

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Fergus Laing (and a rolling stone)

A song by Richard Thompson. Any resemblance to any living person is, I’m sure, entirely coincidental. Fergus Laing is a beast of a man He stitches up and fleeces He wants to manicure the world And sell it off in … Continue reading

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