Richard Thompson talks about modern folk music
3/31/2011 (updated 3/31/2011)

I'm always thinking England, really. The cultural landscape is usually England, which is bleak, grey, and often it's back in the 60s. I think you often write about the time that formed you, or you're trying to decode the past; there are these knots in your past and you try to unravel them, to figure out why things happened, what made you what you are, what made other people what they are.