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  • Published: Salem, MA : Hannibal Records, p1997.
  • Year Published: 1997
  • Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: CD

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Small town romance

by Thompson, Richard, 1949-

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Call number: CD Rock Thompson Small

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Subtitle on container: Live/solo in New York, 1982.

Compact disc.

Time to ring some changes (3:04) -- Beat the retreat (4:45) -- Woman or a man? (2:12) -- A heart needs a home (3:32) -- For shame of doing wrong (4:00) -- Genesis Hall (3:50) -- Honky-tonk blues (3:04) -- Small town romance (3:33) -- I want to see the bright lights tonight (2:43) -- Down where the drunkards roll (4:26) -- Love is bad for business (2:37) -- The great Valerio (5:17) -- Don't let a thief steal into your heart (3:58) -- Never again (2:14) -- How many times do you have to fall? (3:24) -- Roll over Vaughan Williams (2:23) -- Meet on the ledge (2:53).

Richard Thompson, vocals and acoustic guitar.

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Portal to Richard Thompson

I've recently started peeking into the depths of Richard Thompson's catalog of music, which spans 40+ years, so the question arises: where should I start?

I suggest this live solo acoustic record, Small Town Romance, as a portal.

The record features songs from RT's early band, the seminal Brit folk rock group, Fairport Convention, along with a selection of songs from his seven albums with his former wife, Linda Thompson, and other songs from his solo career.

Since he's playing solo acoustic, the music highlights his tremendous guitar playing skills, his powerful baritone, and of course his sharp, thoughtful songwriting talents.

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