Richard Thompson: Walking On A Wire
10/2/2008 (updated 10/2/2008)
07 Oct 2008 22:30 BBC Radio 2
Duration: 60 mins
As part of Radio 2's Guitar Season, another chance to hear this in-depth interview with virtuoso guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson.
Since co-founding Fairport Convention in the 60s, Thompson has drawn inspiration from folk, jazz, blues, rock and classical music. He performs songs from across his repertoire during the course of this feature.
Commentary comes from legendary music man Joe Boyd, record producer Mitchell Froom, Fairport guitarist Simon Nichol as well as Thompson's former wife, singer Linda Thompson.