Richard Thompson
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1949-04-03
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Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard 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 1997. Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor Novello Award and, in 2006, a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio. Thompson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to music. Many and varied musicians have recorded Thompson's compositions.

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The Rattle Within
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The Rattle Within
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O Cinderella
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O Cinderella
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Beeswing
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Beeswing
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1952 Vincent Black Lightning
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1952 Vincent Black Lightning
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Walking The Long Miles Home
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Walking The Long Miles Home
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I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
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I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
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I Feel So Good
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I Feel So Good
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No Matter
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No Matter
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Wall Of Death
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Wall Of Death
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Oops!.I Did It Again
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Oops!.I Did It Again
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Persuasion
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Persuasion
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Do All These Tears Belong To You
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Do All These Tears Belong To You
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The Dog in You
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The Dog in You
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Bones of Gilead
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Bones of Gilead
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I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
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I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
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Al Bowlly's In heaven (Live)
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Al Bowlly's In heaven (Live)
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Shaking the Gates
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Shaking the Gates
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The Storm Won't Come
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The Storm Won't Come
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Waltzin's for Dreamers
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Waltzin's for Dreamers
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You Can't Reach Me
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You Can't Reach Me
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Trying
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Trying
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Her Love Was Meant For Me
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Her Love Was Meant For Me
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2019
Richard Thompson, Iron & Wine, José González, Calexico, Lucinda Williams, Nick Mulvey, Amadou & Mariam, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Ralph McTell, Karine Polwart, Sam Sweeney, Fisherman's Friends, Lisa O'Neill, Talisk, Rura, Jarrod Dickenson, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan and Tuung
Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, UK
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Aug
2019
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Gawsworth Hall, Stoke On Trent, UK
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Aug
2019
Richard Thompson, Gogol Bordello, The Waterboys, Seth Lakeman, Caravan, Martin Simpson, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Wildwood Kin, Martin Barre, Tide Lines, Richard Digance, Will Pound, Daphne's Flight, Eddy Jay, Lil Jim and Zal Cleminson's Sindogs
Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Cropredy, UK
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2019
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Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK
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2019
Richard Thompson, Eels, Broken Social Scene, Father John Misty, Yo La Tengo, Four Tet, Sharon Van Etten, The Growlers, Car Seat Headrest, Stereolab, Whitney, Khruangbin, Amadou & Mariam, Maribou State, John Talabot, Big Thief, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Avi Buffalo, Shy FX, Marika Hackman, White Fence, IDLES, Jesca Hoop, Anaïs Mitchell, Julia Jacklin, Steve Mason, Aldous Harding, James Yorkston, The Liminanas, A Certain Ratio, Sons of Kemet, George Ogilvie, Bill Ryder-Jones, YAK, Durand Jones and the Indications, Tiny Ruins, The Comet Is Coming, Ezra Collective, Stella Donnelly, Bodega, The Beths, Gwenno, Hand Habits, Pictish Trail, Ex:Re, Bridget St John, KOKOKO!, Foxwarren, Meic Stevens, Mapache, BESS ATWELL, N0V3L, Jockstrap, Mama's Broke, Alex Rex, Modern Nature, Dry Cleaning, Deptford Northern Soul Club and spiritcake
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