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Front Parlour Ballads

Richard Thompson: Front Parlour Ballads (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD325)

Front Parlour Ballads
Richard Thompson

Cooking Vinyl Records COOKCD325 (CD, UK, 2005)

Produced by Simon Tassano and Richard Thompson;
Recorded at Trellis Sound, Pacific Palisades CA;
Mixed by Simon Tassano at Tumiville Studio, Austin TX;
Mastered by Jim Wilson, YES mastering, Austin TX;
Art direction by Al Quattrocchi and Jeff Smith;
Cover illustration by Lou Beach;
Photography by Ron Slenzak + Associates;
Package design by Tornado Design, Los Angeles


Richard Thompson: vocals, all instruments except
Debra Dobkin: percussion


  1. Let It Blow (4.52)
  2. For Whose Sake? (2.30)
  3. Miss Patsy (3.57)
  4. Old Thames Side (4.03)
  5. How Does Your Garden Grow? (2.09)
  6. My Soul, My Soul (5.33)
  7. Cressida (3.26)
  8. Row, Boys, Row (2.33)
  9. The Boys of Mutton Street (2.53)
  10. Precious One (3.48)
  11. A Solitary Life (4.10)
  12. Should I Betray? (3.29)
  13. When We Were Boys at School (3.25)

All tracks written by Richard Thompson