My favorite musician, Richard Thompson, was 59 yesterday. In honour of the occasion, Brian Ibbott devoted the current Coverville to Richard. I recommend that you go listen to the show, and then come back here for a some stuff by the man himself.
Here are a couple of tracks from you? me? us? It’s a double CD, with one electric (“voltage enhanced”) and one acoustic (“nude”) disc. Here’s one track from each disc: “Bank Vault in Heaven” and “Cold Kisses” respectively.
ymu came out in 1994. So it must have been in that year that I met up with some other people on the RT mailing list, which I used to follow and occasionally contribute to. I remember driving back with a newly acquired tape of ymu, which had yet to be released at the time.