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Born: 1949/04/03
Birth Place: Notting Hill Gate, London, England, United Kingdom
Years Active: 1967–present
Genres: Rock, Folk Rock, Electric Folk, Hard Rock, Acoustic, Alternative Rock, Folk

Richard John Thompson was born on April 3, 1949 in Notting Hill, London and is a British songwriter, guitarist and performing musician. Linda Thompson was born Linda Pettifer on August 23, 1947 in London, England and is a British singer. Pettifer is the sister of the actor Brian Pettifer and grew up to became one of the most recognized names, and voices, in the British folk rock movement of the 1970's and 1980's. Thompson, a prolific musician in his own right, met Linda in the late '60's and the two began to perform and record music together. The duo's debut album, “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight,” was released in 1974 by Island Records and was well received by the critics, thou... Continue Bio >>


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