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Life And Music Of Richard Thompson CD (2006)

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Unlike previous ' best-ofs' and single-label compilations, this set has been compiled with Richard Thompson's full co-operation and with unprecedented access to Richard's own archives as well as those of major Thompson collectors worldwide. It features the classic Richard Thompson songs, as well as recordings never heard before by even the most devoted of fans, and is made up entirely of previously-unreleased and extremely hard-to-find recordings. An essential purchase for any RT or Fairport fan, it includes superb 160-page biography/discography Book, with a truly unique image archive. The first 5,000 copies sold include the offer of a 6th write-in CD!

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Label Free Reed
SKU 202176784
UPC 020286201427
UPC 14 00020286201427
Format CD
Release Date 2/7/2006
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Author Richard Thompson
Artist Bio
Richard ThompsonRichard Thompson (born 3 April 1949) is a British musician, best known for his guitar playing and songwriting. Thompson is regarded as one of the most imaginative and individualistic stylists in popular music, as well as one of the most technically proficient.As a guitarist Thompson is notable for the breadth of his influences - which range from Buddy Holly and James Burton via Les Paul and Django Reinhardt to less likely influences such as pipe player Billy Pigg - and for his penchant for improvising rather than relying on worked out solos for each song.Thompson?s songs are marked by a very high degree of craft and literacy. Thompson the songwriter has at least as many and as varied influences as Thompson the guitarist. The juxtaposition and combining of different styles is seldom jarring, and the eclecticism serves to give his songs a compositional richness rather than being an end in itself.Over a long career (he first recorded in 1967 as a member of Fairport Convention), Thompson has received much acclaim from his peers and has consistently been well-regarded by critics. While he has never become a 'household name' - even his best-known albums have enjoyed only limited commercial success - he has earned a reputation as a skilled and compelling live performer and a consistently vital recording artist. He continues to write and record new material and plays many live shows each year.
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Artist Thompson,Richard
Music Format Compact Disc

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