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2015/06/30 09:09
2015/06/30 09:09
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I was a big fan of Richard Thompson and Fairport Convention. I loved they way that they blended folk and rock and Celtic music. Fairport Convention really inspired me to do folk music and to learn the...
2015/06/30 09:09
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2015/06/28 01:34
2015/06/28 01:34
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ROCK/POP Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams — Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams (Red House) Larry Campbell is a highly regarded producer and ridiculously versatile sideman who can play about any...
2015/06/26 23:48
2015/06/26 23:48
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Richard Thompson is a longtime guitarist, folk musician, British rock god and celebrated singer-songwriter, in no particular order. From the ‘60s English folk-rock band Fairport Convention, he moved...
2015/06/26 19:08
2015/06/26 19:08
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The year before these pictures were taken, there was no Glastonbury Festival. The one-day event held in September 1970 at Michael Eavis' Worthy Farm was billed as the Pilton Pop, Blues & Folk...
2015/06/24 14:48
2015/06/24 14:48
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Richard Thompson, “Still” (Fantasy Records) British guitar hero Richard Thompson delivers yet again on “Still,” continuing a late career high with a record whose title may refer to his longevity or...
2015/06/24 09:41
2015/06/24 09:41
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Hugh Phillimore, founder and director of Cornbury Festival at Great Tew Sorry but it is all about money. As everyone in the live music world knows the UK Festival market is saturated. Artist fees...
2015/06/24 05:41
2015/06/24 05:41
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Decades into his career, Richard Thompson remains a perennial critical favorite, favorite of other musicians, and cult hero; his guitar work (hybrid picking, bizarre tuning, and soloing that never...
2015/06/21 13:10
2015/06/21 13:10
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When was the last time you saw an opening act get a standing ovation? It doesn't happen often. But last night at the Richard Thompson Trio show at the Wilbur Theatre the ovation was loud and long for...
2015/06/19 16:42
2015/06/19 16:42
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... there women setting their guitars on fire, like Hendrix?” That’s what playwright Dael Orlandersmith wanted to know when she discovered rock ’n’ roll at 10 years old, at the tail end of the...
2015/06/18 07:25
2015/06/18 07:25
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Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week: The bands are not the best-known or best-selling names in music, but the lineup of talent at this year’s edition of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton radio station...
2015/06/15 21:13
2015/06/15 21:13
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On the closing track of his new album, "Still" (Fantasy), Richard Thompson sings about his youthful obsession. He claims that he wouldn't go out on Saturday nights because he had to practice guitar....
2015/06/15 05:41
2015/06/15 05:41
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A FORMER deputy lieutenant and magistrate from Banbury was among those that made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Maurice Humphris, 80, was given a British Empire Medal for his services to the...
2015/06/13 01:21
2015/06/13 01:21
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Dear Bob Dylan, please come and sing in our field! How two cheeky British public schoolboys bamboozled rock's greatest stars to play at their very own Woodstock Bob Dylan was getting angry. The...
2015/06/10 13:09
2015/06/10 13:09
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FINDLAY NAPIER: VIP VERY INTERESTING PERSONS (CHERRYGROOVE RECORDS) The 10 songs on this inventive and engaging album are indeed about interesting people. Scottish musician Findlay Napier (the sweet...
2015/06/10 02:09
2015/06/10 02:09
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The track, Time For Everything, features the 80-plus-strong choir SoundRoutes Singers and continues the 10in10 sequence of releasing ten recordings in ten months. Brown, who plays support to All...
2015/06/08 06:47
2015/06/08 06:47
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There's more to a festival than just the music. The atmosphere at the site, the food and organisers have listened to suggestions from fans to make this the best Pump Festival yet. Additions to the...
2015/06/04 17:16
2015/06/04 17:16
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When school friends Jess Distill, Hannah James and Kathy Pilkington returned from university they decided to start a folk band. Three-and-a-half years later, the trio have released an album, won the...
2015/06/03 19:06
2015/06/03 19:06
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We're nearly at the weekend, but if you want to get started early, there's lots for you to Don't forget that you can tell us about any events you think we should be covering by emailing us at...
2015/05/31 19:01
2015/05/31 19:01
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Stepping Out - The Musical at Rainhill Village Hall, Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 June Amateur musical production of Richard Harris' award-winning 1984 comic play, Stepping Out. For tickets to this...
2015/05/28 15:26
2015/05/28 15:26
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SONGWRITER Amy Speace is the next headline act at Ardleigh’s Little Rabbit Barn. Amy began her creative life working in the New York theatre scene, mostly in Shakespeare, in fringe and experimental...
2015/06/30 09:09
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