Category Archives: Richard Thompson

Beeswing | Richard Thompson

Now Reading: Beeswing | Losing My Way and Finding My Voice: 1967-1975, written by the great Richard Thompson with Scott Timberg, published in 2021. This long awaited memoir by master British guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson is compelling and regularly … Continue reading

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Carnival As Life

The enduring carnival-as-life metaphor suggests that life is a path that offers infinite opportunities and enticements: amusing highs and confusing lows, imagery of bearded ladies, ghost trains and chance-taking carousel rides to know you’re alive. Intercut with an air of … Continue reading

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