Richard Thompson, Royal Festival Hall, London
5/28/2008 (updated 5/28/2008)

Thompson is attentive to his audience and they repay this proprietorially: soon requests for songs were being shouted from all over the hall.

“Do I know it?” he mused, before playing “Cold Kisses” note-perfectly. Someone else called for “Persuasion”. “Okay. We’ll get the soppy ones out of the way ...”

-David Honigmann

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