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Abdalqadir as-Sufi (born Ian Dallas in Ayr, Scotland in 1930) is a Shaykh of Instruction, leader of the Darqawi-Shadhili-Qadiri Tariqa, founder of the Murabitun World Movement and author of numerous books on Islam, Sufism (Tasawwuf) and political theory.
Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord - "musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.
Acoustic Classics is the fifteenth solo studio album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson.
Acoustic music is music that solely or primarily uses instruments that produce sound through acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means.
Across a Crowded Room is the third solo album by Richard Thompson released in 1985, on both vinyl and CD.
Action Packed is a music album by Richard Thompson released in 2001.
Alastair Ian "Al" Stewart (born 5 September 1945) is a Glasgow-born singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and 1970s.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s.
Amnesia is the fifth studio album by Richard Thompson, recorded and released in 1988.
Andrew "Andy" Roberts (born 12 June 1946, Harrow, Middlesex) is an English musician.
Anton Fier, (born June 20, 1956), is an American drummer, composer and bandleader.
The Appalachian dulcimer (many variant names; see below) is a fretted string instrument of the zither family, typically with three or four strings.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and/or songwriters.
Ashley Stephen Hutchings MBE (born 26 January 1945) is an English bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, band leader, writer and record producer.
The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to art, culture, and politics.
Barbara Manning (born December 12, 1964 in San Diego, California) is an American indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Barney Kessel (October 17, 1923 – May 6, 2004) was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Barry Dransfield is an English folk singer, fiddler, cellist and guitarist.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.
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BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.
BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC Two is the second television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BeauSoleil (French, beautiful sun) is a US musical group specialising in Creole music.
Bill Laswell (born February 12, 1955, Salem, Illinois, and raised in Albion, Michigan) is an American bassist, producer and record label owner.
William "Billy" Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Bob Davenport (born c. 1933) was an American football player.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer.
Robert Arthur "Bob" Mould (born October 16, 1960) is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.
Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer, songwriter and slide guitar player.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer and actress.
Brooklyn Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood within the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Steven P. "Buddy" Miller (born September 6, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, recording artist and producer, currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.
C.F. Martin & Company is a US guitar manufacturer established in 1833 by Christian Frederick Martin.
Cabaret of Souls is an album released by Richard Thompson on 10 October 2012 on Beeswing Records.
Capitol Records, LLC is an American record label that is part of the Capitol Music Group and is a wholly owned division of Universal Music Group.
Carla Bley (née Borg; born May 11, 1936) is an American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader.
Charles Henry "Charlie" Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist.
Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Chrysalis Records was a British record label that was created in 1969.
A concept album is a studio album where all musical or lyrical ideas contribute to a single overall theme or unified story.
A cover band (or covers band), is a band that plays mostly or exclusively cover songs.
Crowded House are a rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1985.
DADGAD, or Celtic tuning is an alternative guitar tuning most associated with Celtic music, though it has also found use in rock, folk, metal and several other genres.
Danelectro is a US manufacturer of musical instruments and accessories, specializing in guitars, bass guitars, amplifiers and effects units.
Daniel Henry Edward 'Danny' Thompson (born 4 April 1939) is an English multi-instrumentalist best known as a double bassist and businessman.
Daring Adventures is the fourth studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 1986.
David James "Dave" Mattacks (born 13 March 1948, Edgware, Middlesex, England) is an English rock and folk drummer.
Dave Swarbrick (born 5 April 1941) is an English folk musician and singer-songwriter.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-born American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991.
David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946), is an English musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
David Lynn Thomas (born 1953 in Miami, Florida) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Delano Floyd McCoury (born February 1, 1939 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American bluegrass musician.
"Dimming of the Day" is a song written by Richard Thompson and performed with his then-wife Linda Thompson on the 1975 album Pour Down Like Silver.
Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.
Jean "Django" ReinhardtHis official forename was not "Jean-Baptiste" as often cited.
Dream Attic is the thirteenth solo album by Richard Thompson released in 2010.
Drop D tuning, also known as DADGBE, is an alternate, or scordatura, form of guitar tuning — specifically, a dropped tuning — in which the lowest (sixth) string is tuned down ("dropped") from the usual E of standard tuning by one whole step / a tone (2 frets) to D.
Early music is Western classical music prior to the Baroque era, comprising Medieval music (500–1400) and Renaissance music (1400–1600).
East Anglia is an area in the East of England.
Effects units are electronic devices that alter how a musical instrument or other audio source sounds.
Electric is the fourteenth studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 2013.
Electric folk is the name given to the form of folk rock pioneered in England from the late 1960s, and most significant in the 1970s, which then was taken up and developed in the surrounding Celtic cultures of Brittany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man, to produce Celtic rock and its derivatives.
An electric violin is a violin equipped with an electronic output of its sound.
Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus, 25 August 1954) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.
Emil and the Detectives is a 1929 novel for children set mainly in Berlin, by the German writer Erich Kästner and illustrated by Walter Trier.
Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter.
Fairport Convention are an English folk rock and electric folk band.
Fairport's Cropredy Convention (formerly Cropredy Festival) is an annual festival of folk and rock music held on the edge of the village of Cropredy in Oxfordshire, England.
Family is the debut studio album by folk rock family ensemble Thompson.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), commonly referred to simply as Fender, is an American manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers.
The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.
The Fender Telecaster, colloquially known as the Tele, is the world's first commercial solid-body, single-cutaway electric guitar made by Fender, typically dual-pickup in configuration.
guitar_wallpaper_photo_hd_backgrounds_201_backgrounds-1024x576.jpg Fingerstyle guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers, as opposed to flatpicking (picking individual notes with a single plectrum called a flatpick).
First Light is the fourth album by folk rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folk Radio UK is a UK-based independent music website and Internet radio station which was founded in 2004.
Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of folk music and rock music.
French Frith Kaiser Thompson was an experimental rock quartet comprising John French, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser and Richard Thompson.
Front Parlour Ballads is the eleventh studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 2005.
Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC.
George Lowden is a guitar maker, luthier, based in Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Gerald "Gerry" Rafferty (16 April 1947 – 4 January 2011) was a Scottish singer-songwriter best known for his solo hits "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Night Owl", as well as "Stuck in the Middle with You" recorded with the band Stealers Wheel.
The Gibson Les Paul is a solid body electric guitar that was first sold by the Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1952.
Gladys' Leap is a folk rock album by Fairport Convention originally released in August 1985.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham).
Graham Parker (born 18 November 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the popular British band Graham Parker & the Rumour.
A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was awarded from 1987 to 2011.
Green Linnet Records was an American independent record label that specialized in Celtic music.
Greg Brown (born Gregory Dane Brown July 2, 1949) is an American folk musician from Iowa.
Grizzly Man is a 2005 documentary film by German director Werner Herzog.
Guitar tunings assign pitches to the open strings of guitars.
The hammered dulcimer is a percussion instrument and stringed instrument with the strings stretched over a trapezoidal sounding board.
Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, north-west of Charing Cross.
Hand of Kindness is the second solo studio album by Richard Thompson recorded and released in 1983.
Hannibal Records was a British record label and one of the first to work with the World music genre.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music which began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, writer, voice actor, musician, author, radio host, director and producer.
Henry Kaiser (born September 19, 1952) is an American guitarist and composer, known as an idiosyncratic soloist, a sideman, an ethnomusicologist, and a film score composer.
Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.
Henry the Human Fly was the first solo album by British singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson.
Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.
Howard Hoagland Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) — known as Hoagy Carmichael — was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader.
Hokey Pokey is the second album by the British duo of singer Linda and singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson.
An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa (Latin: "for the sake of the honor") is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, study and the passing of examinations.
Hugh Alan Cornwell (born 28 August 1949, Tufnell Park, North London, England) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known for being the vocalist and guitarist for the punk rock/new wave band, The Stranglers, from 1974 to 1990.
Hybrid picking is a guitar-playing technique that involves picking with a pick (plectrum) and one or more fingers alternately or simultaneously.
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight is the second album released by Richard Thompson and the first including and credited with his then wife, Linda Thompson as Richard and Linda Thompson.
"I'm Down" is a song by the Beatles written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and first released as the B-side to the single "Help!" in 1965.
Iain Matthews (born Iain Matthew McDonald, 16 June 1946) is an English musician and songwriter.
Independent music (often shortened to indie music or indie) is music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
Islam (There are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster). The most common are (Oxford English Dictionary, Random House) and (American Heritage Dictionary). الإسلام,: Arabic pronunciation varies regionally. The first vowel ranges from ~~. The second vowel ranges from ~~~. In Northwestern Africa, they do not have stress or lengthened vowels.) is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the sunnah, composed of accounts called hadith) of Muhammad (circa 570–8 June 632 CE), considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God.
Island Records is a major British record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group.
The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the Cardiff-born entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing.
John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, composer and vocalist, known primarily for his multi-faceted contributions to the legendary British supergroup Cream, which included guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and drummer-founder Ginger Baker.
James Burton (born August 21, 1939, in Dubberly, Louisiana) is an American guitarist.
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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Jeff Lang (born 9 November 1969) is an Australian songwriter, singer and slide guitarist.
Jeffrey Scot "Jeff" Tweedy (born August 25, 1967) is an American songwriter, musician, and record producer best known as the leader of the band Wilco.
Jefferson Starship is an American rock band formed in the early 1970s by several members of the former psychedelic rock group Jefferson Airplane.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, who is often known by his nickname of The Killer and is often viewed as "rock & roll's first great wild man." As an early pioneer of rock and roll music, in 1956 Lewis made his first recordings at Sun Records in Memphis.
Joe Boyd (born August 5, 1942) is an American record producer and writer.
Joel Fafard (born November 18, 1968) is a Canadian finger-style and slide guitarist from Saskatchewan.
Joel Zifkin is a Canadian musician and songwriter born in Montreal on April 14, 1954.
John Doe (born John Nommensen Duchac; February 25, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, poet, guitarist and bass player. Doe co-founded the much-praised LA punk band X, of which he is still an active member. His musical performances and compositions span the rock, country and folk music genres. As an actor, he has dozens of television appearances and several movies to his credit, including the role of Jeff Parker in the television series Roswell. In addition to X, Doe performs with the country-folk-punk band The Knitters and has released records as a solo artist. In the early 1980s, he performed on two albums by The Flesh Eaters.
John Kirkpatrick (born 8 August 1947) is an English player of free reed instruments.
John Joseph Lydon (born 31 January 1956), also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer of the punk rock band Sex Pistols from 1975 until 1978, and again for various revivals during the 1990s and 2000s.
John Martyn, OBE (11 September 1948 – 29 January 2009), born as Iain David McGeachy, was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
Judith Owen is a Welsh singer-songwriter.
Julie Covington (born 11 September 1946, London) is an English singer and actress, best known for recording the original version of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina".
June Tabor (born 31 December 1947 in Warwick, England) is an English folk singer.
Kamila Thompson (born 1983) is a singer-songwriter based in London and New York.
Kate McGarrigle, CM (February 6, 1946 – January 18, 2010), January 19, 2010 was a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister Anna McGarrigle.
Leonard Norman Cohen, (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, painter, poet, and novelist.
Liege & Lief is the fourth album by the English rock band Fairport Convention.
Linda Thompson (née Pettifer, 23 August 1947) is an English folk rock singer.
A live album is a recording consisting of material (usually music) recorded during stage performances using remote recording techniques, commonly contrasted with a studio album.
Live at Crawley is a live album by Richard Thompson recorded in 1993 and released in 1995.
Los Lobos (Spanish for "The Wolves") are a multiple Grammy Award–winning American rock band from East Los Angeles, California.
Loudon Snowden Wainwright III (born September 5, 1946) is a Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor.
The M1 is a north–south motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Maria Luisa McKee (born August 17, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter.
Marshall Howard Crenshaw (born November 11, 1953) is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known for his song "Someday, Someway", a Top 40 hit in 1982.
Martin Carthy MBE (born 21 May 1941) is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music, inspiring contemporaries such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon and later artists such as Richard Thompson since he emerged as a young musician in the early days of the folk revival.
Martin Francis Lamble (28 August 1949, in St John's Wood, northwest London–12 May 1969) was the drummer for British electric folk band, Fairport Convention, from just after their formation in 1967, until his death in the Fairport Convention van crash in 1969.
Mary Black (born 23 May 1955) is an Irish singer.
Maura O'Connell (16 September 1958) is an Irish singer and actress.
"Meet on the Ledge" was a song released in 1968 by the English folk rock and electric folk band Fairport Convention.
Melody Maker was a British weekly pop/rock music newspaper, one of the world's earliest music weeklies (according to its publisher, IPC Media, the earliest).
Meltdown is an annual festival, held in London, featuring a mix of music, art, performance and film.
Michael Jerome Moore, known as Michael Jerome is a Wichita, Kansas-born African-American rock musician and drummer.
John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, film producer, music video director, and visual artist.
Mirror Blue is the seventh studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 1994.
Mitchell Froom (born June 29, 1953) is an American musician and record producer.
Mock Tudor is the ninth studio album by Richard Thompson.
MOJO is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
Morris On is a folk/rock album released in 1972 under the joint names of Ashley Hutchings, Richard Thompson, Dave Mattacks, John Kirkpatrick and Barry Dransfield.
Mothers (formerly the Carlton Ballroom) was a club in the Erdington district of Birmingham, West Midlands, during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Scotland is internationally known for its traditional music, which has remained vibrant throughout the 21st century, when many traditional forms worldwide lost popularity to pop music.
A Muslim, sometimes spelled Moslem, relates to a person who follows the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran.
Muswell Hill is a suburb of north London, mostly in the London Borough of Haringey.
Nanci Caroline Griffith (born July 6, 1953) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, reared in Austin, Texas, who currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Nicholas Rodney "Nick" Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs.
Night Owl is a 1979 album by Gerry Rafferty.
Norma Christine Waterson (born 15 August 1939) is an English musician, best known as one of the original members of The Watersons, a premier English traditional group.
Notting Hill is a district in west London, largely located within the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, and extending into the western fringe of the City of Westminster.
Notting Hill Gate is one of the main thoroughfares of Notting Hill, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.
Orville H. Gibson (May 1856 – August 19, 1918) was a luthier who founded the Gibson Guitar Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1896, makers of guitars, mandolins and other instruments.
The P-90 is a single coil electric guitar pickup produced by Gibson since 1946.
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P-Vine Records is an independent record label, started by Blues Interactions, Inc., a firm in Tokyo, Japan established in 1975 by Yasufumi Higurashi and Akira Kochi.
Pat Donaldson (born circa 1943, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland) is a bass guitarist.
Pere Ubu is a rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975.
Pete Zorn (born 29 May 1950 in Somerset, Pennsylvania) is an American multi-instrumentalist who plays roots music.
Philip Pickett (born 19 November 1950) is an English musician and convicted sex offender.
Places I Have Never Been is the third studio album, and first in ten years, by singer/songwriter Willie Nile.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
PolyGram was the name of the major label recording company started by Philips and Siemens as a holding company for their music interests in 1979.
Pour Down Like Silver is the third album by the British duo of singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard and singer Linda Thompson.
A power trio is a rock and roll band format having a lineup of guitar, bass and drums, leaving out the second guitar or keyboard that are used in other rock music quartets and quintets to fill out the sound with chords.
Proper Records is an English record label, founded in 1996 by Malcolm Mills and Paul Riley.
The pump organ or harmonium is a type of reed organ that generates sound with bellows.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.
Richard George Fariña (March 8, 1937 – April 30, 1966) was an American writer and folksinger.
Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician.
The discography of Richard Thompson, an English singer/songwriter and guitarist, consists of 14 solo studio albums, two live albums and 16 singles, in addition to six studio albums credited to Richard and Linda Thompson and five studio albums as a member of Fairport Convention.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s,Jim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992), ISBN 0-571-12939-0.
is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.
Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Rumor and Sigh is the sixth solo album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson, released in 1991.
The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly referred to as the Bay Area, is a populated region that surrounds the San Francisco and San Pablo estuaries in Northern California.
Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny (6 January 1947 – 21 April 1978) — known as Sandy Denny — was an English singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as the lead singer for the folk rock band Fairport Convention.
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, the territorial police force responsible for policing most of London.
Session musicians are instrumental and vocal performers who are available to work with others at live performances or recording sessions.
Shawn Colvin (born January 10, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter and musician widely known for her Grammy-winning 1997 single "Sunny Came Home.".
Shoot Out the Lights is the sixth and final album by British husband-and-wife rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson.
Shout Factory (stylized as Shout! Factory) is a home video and music company founded in 2003.
A single coil pickup is a type of magnetic transducer, or pickup, for the electric guitar and the electric bass.
Small Town Romance is a live album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson.
Still is the sixteenth solo studio album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson.
Strict Tempo! is an instrumental album by Richard Thompson released in 1981.
Sue Draheim (August 17, 1949 in Oakland, California – April 11, 2013 in Berea, Kentucky) was an American fiddler, boasting a more than forty year musical career in the US and the UK.
Sufism (تصوف, Ta'sawwuf), according to its adherents, is the inner mystical dimension of Islam.
Sunnyvista, released in October 1979, is the fifth album by Richard and Linda Thompson.
Sweet Warrior is the twelfth studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 2007.
Teddy Thompson (born 19 February 1976) is a British folk and rock musician.
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
Blind Boys of Alabama are a five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group from Alabama.
The Boys of the Lough is a Scottish-Irish Celtic music band active since the 1970s.
The Bunch were a British folk rock band, which came together in 1971 to record their one off album, Rock On.
The Corrs are an Irish band that combine rock with traditional Celtic Irish folk themes within their music.
The Futureheads are an English post-punk band from Sunderland.
The Golden Palominos is an American musical group headed by drummer and composer Anton Fier, first formed in 1981.
The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.
"The Lady Is a Tramp" is a show tune from the 1937 Rodgers and Hart musical Babes in Arms in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green.
The Neville Brothers, an American R&B/soul/funk group, was formed in 1977 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Observer is a British newspaper, published on Sundays.
The Old Kit Bag is the tenth studio album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson, released in 2003.
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, that achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s.
The Rails is a folk rock band from London, England, composed of husband and wife James Walbourne and Kami Thompson.
The Renaissance is a period in Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history.
The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene.
Three Score and Ten: A Voice to the People is a multi-CD box set album issued by Topic Records in 2009 to celebrate 70 years as an independent British record label.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Topic Records is a British folk music label, which played a major role in the second British folk revival.
"Tuxedo Junction" is a song co-written by Birmingham, Alabama composer Erskine Hawkins and saxophonist and arranger Bill Johnson.
The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
Unhalfbricking is the third album by the British folk rock band Fairport Convention and their second album released in 1969.
The Uni-Vibe (or UniVibe) is a footpedal-operated phaser or phase shifter for creating chorus and vibrato simulations for electric organ or guitar.
Union Station is a bluegrass / country band associated with singer Alison Krauss.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Vibrato is a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
Vivian Stanshall (born Victor Anthony Stanshall; 21 March 1943 – 5 March 1995) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit, best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, for his exploration of the British upper classes in Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (as a radio series for John Peel, as an audio recording, as a book and as a film), and for acting as Master of Ceremonies on Mike Oldfield's album Tubular Bells.
Watching the Dark is an album by Richard Thompson released in 1993.
Werner Herzog Stipetić (born 5 September 1942), known as Werner Herzog, is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director.
What We Did on Our Holidays is the second album release by the band Fairport Convention and was the first to feature Sandy Denny, whose "haunting, ethereal vocals gave Fairport a big boost", according to Allmusic's reviewer.
Wilco is an American alternative rock band based in Chicago, Illinois.
William Ellis School is a United Kingdom secondary comprehensive school for boys in Highgate, London.
Willie Nile (born Robert Anthony Noonan on June 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter.
You? Me? Us? is the eighth studio album by British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson released in April 1996 via Capitol Records.
(guitar, vocal) is a 1976 album by Richard Thompson.
1000 Years of Popular Music is a 2003 live album by Richard Thompson.