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Richard Thompson


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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

Richard John Thompson (born 3 April 1949 in Notting Hill, West London) is a British songwriter, guitar player and recording and performing musician. Highly regarded for his guitar techniques, Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991. Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor Novello Award and, in 2006, a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio. Artists who have recorded Thompson's compositions include such diverse talents as Del McCoury, R.E.M., Bonnie Raitt, Christy Moore, David Gilmour, Mary Black, Elvis Costello, The Corrs, Sandy Denny, Maria McKee, Shawn Colvin, Norma Waterson, Maura O'Connell, Los Lobos, John Doe, Greg Brown, Chr... Continue Bio >>


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