go triad - The King of Gloom Is In
11/5/2006 (updated 11/5/2006)

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"Here's what Bob Mould, a heckuva guitarist in his own right, said in 1999 about Thompson: "I saw him seven or eight years ago in Maxwell's, in Hoboken, N.J., doing an acoustic show. I was floored. He has so much control over the instrument. Somebody says, 'You're a guitar player, too?' Compared to him, not really."

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