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Richard Thompson

Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician. Highly regarded for his guitar techniques and strange, darkly-funny lyrics, Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991.[1] Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor Novello Award[1] and, in 2006, a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio.[1][2] Artists who have recorded Thompson's compositions include such diverse talents as Robert Plant, Del McCoury, R.E.M., Bonnie Raitt, Christy Moore, David Gilmour, Mary Black, Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, The Corrs, Sandy Denny, June Tabor, Joel Fafard, Maria McKee, Shawn Colvin, Norma Waterson, Martin Carthy, Nanci Griffith, Graham Parker, Maura O'Connell, Los Lobos, John Doe, Greg Brown, Bob Mould, Barbara Manning, Loudon Wainwright III, The Futureheads and The Blind Boys of Alabama.[3][4]

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Richard Thompson: Electric [Deluxe]
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Newwest Records
2013
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Dream Attic
Dream Attic
Shout! Factory
2010
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King Records
1997
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The Marksman - Music...
King Records
1987
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