3 Mar 2015

Electric by Richard Thompson

From RNZ Music, 7:45 pm on 3 March 2015

Nick Bollinger talks to guitar hero and WOMAD 2015 headliner Richard Thompson.

Richard Thompson ElectricAs a teenager Richard Thompson was a founder member of London-based band Fairport Convention. More than forty years on, this singer, songwriter and guitar hero he is revered for his unique blend of English and Celtic folk elements in a distinctive and original style. Equally adept at acoustic and electric guitar, he has continued to play both ferociously original rock music and develop as a singer-songwriter with a uniquely pointed pen.

Songs Featured: Stuck On The Treadmill, The Snow Goose, Stony Ground, My Enemy, Salford Sunday, That’s Enough

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