Tag Archives: richard thompson

Tracking Thompson in 5 videos

According to my WordPress stats no one watches any videos I post. I also know it’s a pain for my vast international audience who often find the video is blocked in their country. Still I’ve committed commercial suicide by dragging … Continue reading

Posted in folk rock, memories of 70s | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tracking Thompson pt 4

The 80’s were a pretty grim time for me musically. I had fallen out with the New Musical Express so I didn’t really know what was happening on the music scene anymore. Also, being unemployed for quite a while I … Continue reading

Posted in folk rock, rock music | Tagged | 3 Comments

Tracking Thompson pt 3

‘I want to see the Bright Lights Tonight’ was a respected record, just as respected as the latest release by Kevin Ayres or John Cale or any other artists who had a respectful following but not a huge amount of … Continue reading

Posted in folk rock, memories of 70s, rock music | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tracking Thompson Pt 2

Richard and Linda were married and all of a sudden, they were an act. They hit the jackpot with their first album ‘I want to see the Bright Lights Tonight’ was a masterpiece. Even after 44 years it still sounds … Continue reading

Posted in folk rock, memories of 70s, rock music | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Tracking Thompson pt 1

I have a real fear of commitment when it comes to declaring my love for an artist. It’s born from bitter experience, I’ve been let down too many times, someone you think is a genius will then release an absolute … Continue reading

Posted in memories of 70s, rock music | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Bunch Rock On

One of my favourite podcasts is produced by ex-magazine The Word. Every so often ex members of the team gather to publicly shift through rants theories and conspiracies as well as interviewing people who are genuinely interesting. One of the … Continue reading

Posted in folk rock, memories of 70s, rock music | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments