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Sing Out - Two Hours of Richard Thompson - May 20, 2009 at 10:00pm

KPFA Special Broadcast, for May 20, 2009 - 10:00pm

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Sing Out - Two Hours of Richard Thompson

Both Richard Thompson and KPFA celebrated their 60th birthdays in April, so tune in for this double-birthday Sing Out special: Two Hours of Richard Thompson, his relatives and friends. Co-hosted by Larry Kelp and Sally Phillips, who urge you to pledge online at the very secure kpfa.org website while they treat you to Richard, Linda, Teddy, FFKT, "Grizzly Man," Fairport and other moments of musical greatness all connected to the extraordinary English singer-guitarist who knows that "The Wall of Death" may be more than an amusement park ride, and that combining red hair, black leather and motorcycles with a fatal gunshot wound can lead to not only one great love song, but also visions of a perfect world through music.

 

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Playlist for this Program:

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Richard Thompson"Main Title"Grizzly Man (soundtrack)
Richard Thompson"Cooksferry Queen"Live from Austin Tx (Austin City Limits)
Fairport Convention"Come All Ye"Liege & Lief
Richard Thompson"Walking Through a Wasted Land":Across a Crowded Room
Richard Thompson"Don't Sit on My Jimmy Shands"RT (5-CD box)
Richard Thompson"1952 Vincent Black Lightning"live in San Francisco
Linda Thompson"Walking on a Wire"Dreams Fly Away
French Frith Kaiser Thompson"Night Comes in" (Live at Ashkenaz)Live Love Larf & Loaf
Richard Thompson"So Ben Mi Ca Bon Tempo"1000 Years of Popular Music (live at Bimbo's San Francisco)
Fairport Convention"Reno Nevada" (live on French TV)Fairport Unconventional (4CD box)
Linda Thompson"Dear Mary" (w/Teddy & Richard)Fashionably Late
Teddy Thompson & Rufus Wainwright"King of the Road"Brokeback Mountain soundtrack
Richard Thompson"Jealous Words"Old Kit Bag
Richard Thompson"Story of Hamlet"RT (5-CD box)
Linda Thompson"Dimming of the Day" (1987)Dreams Fly Away
Richard Thompson"Gethsemane"live (details unknown)
Richard Thompson"Dad's Gonna Kill Me"live, San Francisco
Sandy Denny"Blackwater Side"Northstar Grassman & The Ravens
French, Frith, Kaiser Thompson"Surfin' USA"Live Love larf and Loaf
Richard Thompson"Wall of Death" (live,Glastonbury)RT (5-CD box)

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