Richard Thompson
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1949-04-03
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Richard Thompson

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Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician. Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson Award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991. Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor ...

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Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician.

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I Can't Wake Up to Save my Life
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I Can't Wake Up to Save my Life
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Where's Your Heart
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Where's Your Heart
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Roll Over Vaughan Williams
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Roll Over Vaughan Williams
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Beatnik Walking
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Beatnik Walking
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Poor Ditching Boy
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Poor Ditching Boy
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She Never Could Resist A Winding Road
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She Never Could Resist A Winding Road
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Salford Sunday
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Salford Sunday
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Don't Sit on My Jimmy Shands
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Don't Sit on My Jimmy Shands
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Dimming of the Day
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Dimming of the Day
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Long John Silver
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Long John Silver
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Needle and Thread (6 Music Session, 9 Jan 2009)
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Needle and Thread (6 Music Session, 9 Jan 2009)
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Meet on the Ledge (6 Music Session, 9 Jan 2009)
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Meet on the Ledge (6 Music Session, 9 Jan 2009)
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Patty Don't You Put Me Down
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Patty Don't You Put Me Down
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Stony Ground
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Stony Ground
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Long John Silver
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Long John Silver
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Richard Thompson Biography

Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician.

Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson Award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991. Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor Novello Award and, in 2006, a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio. Artists who have recorded Thompson's compositions include such diverse talents as Del McCoury, R.E.M., Bonnie Raitt, Christy Moore, David Gilmour, Mary Black, Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, The Corrs, Sandy Denny, June Tabor, Joel Fafard, Maria McKee, Shawn Colvin, Norma Waterson, Martin Carthy, Nanci Griffith, Graham Parker, Jefferson Starship, The Pointer Sisters, Maura O'Connell, Los Lobos, John Doe, Greg Brown, Bob Mould, Barbara Manning, Loudon Wainwright III, The Futureheads, Jeff Lang, Dinosaur Jr., David Byrne, and The Blind Boys of Alabama.

Thompson made his début as a recording artist as a member of Fairport Convention in September 1967. He continues to write and record new material regularly and frequently performs live throughout the world.

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