10 Things you didn't know about Richard Thompson
His worst hangover ever was...
'On tour with Sandy Denny in New York, when the rhythm section decided to have a drinking contest. After the sixteenth round of some hideously strong German beer I was just totally out of it. I woke up covered in sick. I gave up drinking in 1974...it was stop or go down the long dark road. Sandy could drink us all under the table.'