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Read Guitar God Richard Thompson Plays 'Electric,' Acoustic WXPN

April 1, 2013 – The folk-rock legend, now 45 years into his career, plays songs from his new album, Electric. WXPN

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Clockwise from left: Donovan, Laura Marling, Richard Thompson, Mumford & Sons.

Read World Cafe Looks Back: Celebrating U.K. Folk WXPN

March 19, 2012 – Hear from artists who've helped define the sound, including Donovan, Bert Jansch and Laura Marling. WXPN

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Richard Thompson and Loudon Wainwright III recently performed a session together for World Cafe.

Read Richard Thompson And Loudon Wainwright III On World Cafe WXPN

June 13, 2011 – Hear the two folk-rock legends perform songs together as part of the 2011 Cayamo Cruise. WXPN

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Richard Thompson performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Richard Thompson: Tiny Desk Concert

February 1, 2011 – Watch the folk-rock legend perform songs from his 20th solo album, Dream Attic, at NPR Music.

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Listen New Mix: Robert Plant, Richard Thompson And More

August 24, 2010 – Also on All Songs Considered: Max Richter, David Sitek, The Capitalist Youth and more.

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Listen Richard Thompson, Looking Back

October 2, 2009 – We listen back to excerpts of interviews with and concerts by singer and guitarist Richard Thompson.

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Listen Richard Thompson: Quintessential Cult Artist WXPN

September 25, 2007 – Hear an interview and in-studio performance by the man who helped define British folk music. WXPN

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Listen Brit Folk Legend Richard Thompson In Concert

June 22, 2007 – Hear guitar virtuoso and British folk-rock legend Richard Thompson recorded live in concert.

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Listen 'Rogue's Gallery:' Songs of the Sea

September 19, 2006 – A new collection assembles songs about the sea, women, drinking — and nasty crimes on the water.

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Listen The Music and Life of Richard Thompson

February 17, 2006 – British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson has a new box set of live performances.

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Listen Richard Thompson, Back to the 'Front Parlour' WXPN

September 5, 2005 – Front Parlour Ballads, is Thompson's first solo acoustic album in more than 20 years. WXPN

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Listen The Ballads of Richard Thompson

August 20, 2005 – The singer-songwriter's latest project is Front Parlour Ballads, a mostly acoustic work.

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Listen Richard Thompson, Live in Studio 4A

November 16, 2003 – Richard Thompson joins Liane Hansen in Studio 4A to perform some unlikely tunes.

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