RICHARD THOMPSON OBE ARTICLES
1/4/2011 (updated 1/14/2011)
"The OBE will further restore Richard Thompson’s status at the top table of British musical heroes as a folk revolutionary, one of the world’s greatest guitarists, a must-see performer and one of the finest songwriters this country has ever produced." -Nic Fildes, Spectator
"...the extraordinary folk musician and songwriter--not to mention guitar player--is poised for greater recognition, for services to music."-Examiner
"His guitar skills are as sharp as his pen and he has trodden a very self- confident path that continues to impress his fans and peers around the world."-Folk Radio UK
"Thompson has amassed an astounding body of work containing artfully shaped material that seamlessly and expressively integrates traditional and contemporary modes."-Guitar Player
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