Richard Thompson’s Facebook LIVE (no longer) concert

The second of Richard Thompson’s Facebook Live concerts recorded at his home in New Jersey during the coronavirus lock down of 2020. Richard is joined by his partner Zara Phillips for part of the performance.

Richard is accepting donations on this link, with a portion of the proceeds going to the NJ Food Bank:…

Play List:

Bathsheba Smiles (3:03) Angel From Montgomery (7:45) Walking On A Wire (13:30) Beeswing (19:25) Sloth (28:47) Turning Of The Tide (34:37) Persuasion (38:04) The Storm Won’t Come (44:48) Dry My Tears And Move On (50:25) Wall Of Death (56:22) My Enemy (1:00:48) When The Saints Rise Out Of Their Graves (1:06:09) 

Recorded on Sunday 19th April 2020. We do not claim copyright of this material, just uploading here to give broader access in the spirit that the original concert was intended. Originally streamed on Richard Thompson’s Facebook page… Donations link:…

UK government officials daily briefing 4/3

UK government officials are delivering their daily briefing on the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. They will carry on without Prime Minister Boris Johnson who said today he would continue his isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. ‘Although I’m feeling better,’ Johnson said after seven days of isolation, ‘I still have a temperature and so, in accordance with government advice, I must continue my self-isolation until that symptom itself goes.’