Tag Archives: Richard Thompson

On August 8, 2005.

On August 9, 2005, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Front Parlour Ballads”, the eleventh Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Trellis Sound” in  Pacific Palisades, California, and was produced by Richard Thompson and Simon Tassano.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar,  mandolin,  accordion, bass guitar
  • Debra Dobkin– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson

  1. Let It Blow
  2. For Whose Sake?
  3. Miss Patsy
  4. Old Thames Side
  5. How Does Your Garden Grow?
  6. My Soul, My Soul
  7. Cressida
  8. Row, Boys Row
  9. The Boys Of Mutton Street
  10. Precious One
  11. A Solitary Life
  12. Should I Betray?
  13. When We Were Boys At School
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On May 4, 2004.

On May 4, 2004, “Hollywood/Mammoth” labels released “The Ride”, the eleventh Los Lobos album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, and was produced by David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin. The album contains new material and new versions of earlier bands songs.

Personnel:

  • David Hidalgo- vocals, guitar, accordion, fiddle, requinto jarocho
  • Louie Pérez- vocals, guitar, drums, jarana
  • Cesar Rosas- vocals, guitar, bajo sexto
  • Conrad Lozano- vocals, bass, guitarron
  • Steve Berlin- keyboards, woodwinds
  • Cougar Estrada – drums, percussion
  • Victor Bisetti – additional percussion

Café Tacuba

  • Elfego Buendia – vocals
  • Alejandro Flores – quinta guapanguera, requinto
  • Emmanuel de Real – jarana, keyboards
  • Joselo Rangel – electric guitar
  • Garth Hudson- keyboards
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel guitar
  • Charles Williams – piano, organ, clavinet
  • Francisco Torres – trombone
  • Alberto Salas – piano
  • Lonnie Jordan – B-3

Track listing:

  1. La Venganza de Los Pelados – featuring Café Tacuba
  2. Rita
  3. Is This All There Is? – featuring Little Willy G.
  4. Charmed
  5. Somewhere in Time – featuring Dave Alvin
  6. Wicked Rain/Across 110th Street – featuring Bobby Womack
  7. Kitate – featuring Tom Waitsand Martha Gonzales
  8. Hurry Tomorrow
  9. Ya Se Va – featuring Rubén Blades
  10. Wreck of the Carlos Rey – featuring Richard Thompson
  11. A Matter of Time – featuring Elvis Costello
  12. Someday – featuring Mavis Staples
  13. Chains of Love

In January 1994.

In January 1994, “Capitol” label released “Mirror Blue”, the seventh Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in January 1993, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– guitar, vocals, mandolin
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar, double bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion
  • Christine Collister, Michael Parker – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertinas
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Alistair Anderson – concertina, Northumbrian pipes
  • Tom McConville, Martin Dunn – flute
  • Philip Pickett- shawms

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. For the Sake of Mary
  2. I Can’t Wake Up to Save my Life
  3. MGB-GT
  4. The Way That it Shows
  5. Easy There, Steady Now
  6. King of Bohemia
  7. Shane and Dixie
  8. Mingus Eyes
  9. I Ride in Your Slipstream
  10. Beeswing
  11. Fast Food
  12. Mascara Tear
  13. Taking my Business Elsewhere

 

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Island” label released “Pour Down Like Silver”, the third Richard and Linda Thompson album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Richard Thompson and John Wood.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals, mandolin, banjo, Appalachian dulcimer, Hammered dulcimer, harmonium, electric piano
  • Linda Thompson– vocals
  • Timi Donald – drums
  • Pat Donaldson- bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Dave Pegg- bass guitar
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertina
  • Ian Whiteman – flute, shakuhachi
  • Aly Bain- fiddle
  • Nic Jones– fiddle
  • Henry Lowther- trumpet
  • Clare Lowther – cello
  • Jack Brymer- clarinet

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson except where noted.

  1. Streets of Paradise
  2. For Shame of Doing Wrong
  3. The Poor Boy Is Taken Away
  4. Night Comes In
  5. Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair
  6. Beat the Retreat
  7. Hard Luck Stories
  8. Dimming of the Day / Dargai – “Dargai” written by J. Scott, arranged by Richard Thompson

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “Bless the Weather”, the fifth John Martyn studio album. It was recorded in May 1971, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by John Martyn and John Woods.

Personnel:

  • John Martyn- vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Richard Thompson- guitar
  • Smiley De Jonnes – percussion
  • Beverley Martyn- guitar, vocals
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Tony Reeves- double bass, bass guitar
  • Ian Whiteman – keyboards
  • Roger Powell – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Martyn except where noted.

  1. Go Easy
  2. Bless the Weather
  3. Sugar Lump
  4. Walk to the Water
  5. Just Now
  6. Head and Heart
  7. Let the Good Things Come
  8. Back Down the River
  9. Glistening Glyndebourne
  10. Singin’ in the Rain – Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Island” label released “The North Star Grassman and the Ravens”, the debut Sandy Denny solo album. It was recorded March – May 1971, at “Sound Techniques” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson and John Wood.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – lead vocals, acoustic guita, piano
  • Jerry Donahue- electric guitar
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar, accordion, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Trevor Lucas- acoustic guitar
  • Buddy Emmons- pedal steel guitar
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Tony Reeves- bass
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Roger Powell – drums
  • Ian Whiteman – piano, flute organ
  • Barry Dransfield- violin
  • Royston Wood, Robin Dransfield – backing vocals
  • Harry Robinson- string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Sandy Denny except where noted

  1. Late November
  2. Blackwaterside – traditional.
  3. The Sea Captain
  4. Down in the Flood – Bob Dylan
  5. John the Gun
  6. Next Time Around
  7. The Optimist
  8. Let’s Jump the Broomstick – Charles Robins
  9. Wretched Wilbur
  10. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
  11. Crazy Lady Blues

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “CBS” label released “Love Chronicles”, the second Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, and was produced by Roy Guest, John Wood and Al Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Page- guitar
  • Simon Breckenridge (Simon Nicol)- guitar
  • Mervyn Prestwyck (Richard Thompson)- guitar
  • Brian Brocklehurst – bass
  • Harvey Burns – drums
  • Martyn Francis (Martin Lamble) – drums
  • Brian Odgers, John Paul Jones, Ashley Hutchings- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart

  1. In Brooklyn
  2. Old Compton Street Blues
  3. The Ballad of Mary Foster
  4. Life and Life Only
  5. You Should Have Listened to Al
  6. Love Chronicles