Post Tagged with: "Richard Thompson"

Richard Thompson, “Beatnik Walking” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson, “Beatnik Walking” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson is a traveler, always has been, and “Beatnik Walking” — both in its lyric, and in its creation story — speaks to that.

Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots + Pop Music): Brownout, Seth Walker, Chicago

Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots + Pop Music): Brownout, Seth Walker, Chicago

Brownout, Seth Walker, Judith Owen, Chicago, Toto and Nathan East are included on Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 list for rock, roots and pop.

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson leads the Thompson family band through a country-pop romp called “Careful.”

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

Richard Thompson sings here about taking a moment to understand blessings, beginning with the blessing of being left alone. Completely understandable, considering the situation.

Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014): One Track Mind

Thompson takes an old favorite, and does an unexpected thing.

‘My so-called fans!': All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

‘My so-called fans!': All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

They’re requested Crowded House, and he’s complied. They’ve also requested Broadway show tunes.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Fred Frith, “No Birds” (1974)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Fred Frith, “No Birds” (1974)

Many years ago, I made a mix tape specifically for use on long drives in my pickup truck. No, it was not filled with country music.

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Rock and Pop): Steven Wilson, Steve Lukather, Stick Men, Paul McCartney

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Rock and Pop): Steven Wilson, Steve Lukather, Stick Men, Paul McCartney

Artists reclaimed their thrones in 2013, did things they were supposed to do in the way they were supposed to do them. Sounded, if nothing else, like their very own glorious selves.

Linda Thompson – Won’t Be Long Now (2013)

Linda Thompson – Won’t Be Long Now (2013)

I’ll confess up front I’m a huge Thompson family fan. Sure it’s easy to love Richard Thompson; he’s one of the best guitarists to emerge from England since, well, ever.

‘I thought it was a hoax': Richard Thompson wasn’t easily convinced about Bob Dylan cover

‘I thought it was a hoax': Richard Thompson wasn’t easily convinced about Bob Dylan cover

When he first heard that Bob Dylan had covered a tune from 1999’s Rumor and Sigh in concert recently, Richard Thompson admits that he figured he was being pranked.