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Folk rock pioneer Richard Thompson sings more about mortality and loss

Fifty years have passed since Fairport Convention released their self-titled first album, a charmingly eclectic mishmosh of earnest pop tunes and American singer-songwriter covers enlivened by an astonishingly dexterous teenage guitarist named Richard Thompson. Over the next few years, Fairport evolved into the flagship band of English folk rock, and their guitarist forged his disparate […]