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Hand of Kindness

Richard Thompson: Hand of Kindness (Hannibal HNCD 1313)

Hand of Kindness
Richard Thompson

Hannibal Records HNBL 1313 (CD, UK, June 1983)
Hannibal Records HNCD 1313 (CD, UK, 19xx)

Produced by Joe Boyd;
Recorded by Bill Gill;
Mixed by Martin Balk;
Mastered by Jack Skinner;
Cover photographs by Bill Gill;
Editorial assistance by Ilana Pelzig;
Art direction and design by Margot Core


Richard Thompson: vocals, lead guitar;
Simon Nicol: guitar;
Dave Pegg: bass;
Dave Mattacks: drums;
Pete Thomas: saxophone;
Pete Zorn: saxophone and backing vocals;
John Kirkpatrick: accordion, concertina;
Clive Gregson: backing vocals;
Aly Bain: violin [8];
John Hiatt, Bobby King: backing vocals [7, 9]


Side 1Side 2
  1. Tear Stained Letter (4.40)
  2. How I Wanted To (5.08)
  3. Both Ends Burning (3.49)
  4. A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory (5.22)
  1. The Wrong Heartbeat (3.12)
  2. Hand of Kindness (5.55)
  3. Devonside (4.43)
  4. Two Left Feet (3.50)
CD Bonus Track
  1. Where the Wind Don't Whine (4.05)

All songs composed by Richard Thompson