BBC Folk Awards on Listen Again
2/7/2006 (updated 8/19/2006)

Richard Thompson received a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's BBC Folk Awards, presented by Mark Knopfler:

See photos here.

"From his groundbreaking early work with Fairport Convention to his current luminous solo career, Richard has been recognised as one of the era's finest songwriters as well as a peerless guitarist. For almost four decades a producer of classic albums, gripping performances and songs covered by dozens of artists, his energy and abilities show no sign of diminishing with the passage of time...."

See article here.

BBC On Line will stream the broadcast of the BBC Folk Awards, on the Folk & Acoustic website for 7 days, from the original broadcast - which was on Wednesday 8th Feb on the Mike Harding Show, from 7pm - 9pm.

The broadcast is streamed in a non-downloadable format at no charge.