The Ballads of Richard Thompson The singer-songwriter's latest project is Front Parlour Ballads, a mostly acoustic work. Thompson tells John Ydstie about songs build around bikers, schoolyard bullies, dreamers, lovers and losers.
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The Ballads of Richard Thompson

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The Ballads of Richard Thompson

The Ballads of Richard Thompson

The Ballads of Richard Thompson

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Richard Thompson's latest work is mostly acoustic and was recorded in a small studio in his garage. Ron Sleznak hide caption

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'For Whose Sake?'

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'A Solitary Life'

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'Old Thames Side'

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'Let It Blow'

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The world British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson creates is so vivid it feels as if you're in the company of the characters he chronicles: bikers, schoolyard bullies, dreamers, lovers and losers.

For nearly four decades, Thompson has performed and recorded a wide variety of music, from traditional folk songs to rock-and roll.

His latest effort is Front Parlour Ballads, a mostly acoustic work recorded in a small studio in his garage.

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Album
Front Parlour Ballads
Artist
Richard Thompson
Label
Cooking Vinyl
Released
2005

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