Richard Thompson 2 CD Lot & Gift Of A 2CD Live Rare Set

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 13, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

BOTH DISCS HERE ARE USED IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BUYER WILL RECEIVE A GIFT - COPIES ON CD, FRONT & BACK ART + A 2-CD JEWEL CASE - OF A LIVE, RARE ITALIAN IMPORT SET DESCRIBED BELOW

FROM RICHARD THOMPSON

"FRONT PARLOUR BALLADS" :

1 Let It Blow 2 For Whose Sake? 3 Miss Patsy 4 Old Thames Side 5 How Does Your Garden Grow? 6 My Soul, My Soul 7 Cressida 8 Row, Boys, Row 9 The Boys of Mutton Street 10 Precious One 11 A Solitary Life 12 Should I Betray? 13 When We Were Boys at School

As a live performer, Richard Thompson has become nearly as well known for his dazzling solo acoustic performances as he has for his blazing full-band electric sets, but he hasn't displayed nearly as much enthusiasm for the acoustic guitar in the studio, usually limiting himself to one or two non-electric tunes on each of his albums (though 1996's You? Me? Us? features one disc of electric performances and another of acoustic material). Front Parlour Ballads marks Thompson 's first full studio album of acoustic-oriented material since 1981's Strict Tempo! , and unlike that album, which was dominated by traditional material, this set features a bakers' dozen Thompson songs. Thompson also recorded and produced this set all by his lonesome in his home studio, and while the man has always shown good taste
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