Richard Thompson – Exclusive lockdown session

On 10 May 2020, legendary singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, formerly of Fairport Convention will deliver an exclusive set from her home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. http://www.royalalberthall.com/rahome

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: https://www.paypal.me/richardthompson…

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 https://www.facebook.com/RichardThomp… Donations link: https://www.paypal.me/richardthompson…

Review: Teddy Thompson Finds Some Solace on “Heartbreaker Please”

Teddy Thompson
Teddy Thompson

“You can actually reinvent yourself in America, step off the plane, say ‘my name is whatever,’” says Teddy Thompson. Speaking more about New York City,

“You can actually reinvent yourself in America, step off the plane, say ‘my name is whatever,’” says Teddy Thompson. Speaking more about New York City, where the singer-songwriter has lived since moving there as a teen with his parents British folks singers Linda and Richard Thompson, the city also helped him fuse together his sixth studio album Heartbreaker Please (Thirty Tigers), out May 8, as he’s dissecting his own heartbreak, unraveling a portion of it on the album’s title track. Continue reading