Richard ThompsonUK folk rock singer/songwriter. Born 3 April 1949
Richard Thompson Biography (Wikipedia)
Richard John Thompson, OBE (born 3 April 1949) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
He 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 at venues throughout the world.
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. Many and varied musicians have recorded Thompson's compositions.
Thompson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to music. On 5 July 2011, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Aberdeen.
- Richard Thompson - Why Must I Pleadhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3yc4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3yc4.jpg2013-06-07T14:41:00.000ZRichard Thompson performs Why Must I Plead from his 1991 Rumor and Sigh album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01b3ygb
Richard Thompson - Why Must I Plead
- Richard Thompson - I Misunderstoodhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3y20.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3y20.jpg2013-06-07T14:39:00.000ZRichard Thompson performs I Misunderstood from his 1991 Rumor and Sigh album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01b3y27
Richard Thompson - I Misunderstood
- Richard Thompson - God Loves A Drunkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3xwv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3xwv.jpg2013-06-07T14:36:00.000ZRichard Thompson performs God Loves A Drunk from his Rumor and Sigh album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01b3xx1
Richard Thompson - God Loves A Drunk
- Richard Thompson - I Feel So Goodhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3xrm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b3xrm.jpg2013-06-07T14:28:00.000ZRichard Thompson performs I Feel So Good from his Rumor and Sigh album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01b3xs1
Richard Thompson - I Feel So Good
- Richard Thompson speaks to Mark Radcliffehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015d8k5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015d8k5.jpg2013-03-22T20:00:00.000ZRichard Thompson speaks to Mark Radcliffe about his new album, Electric.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p015db61
Richard Thompson speaks to Mark Radcliffe
Richard Thompson Tracks