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Richard Thompson: Small Town Romance

Richard Thompson: Small Town Romance (Hannibal HNCD 1419)

Small Town Romance
Richard Thompson

Hannibal Records HNBL 1316 (LP, UK, September 1984)
Hannibal Records HNCD 1316 (CD, UK, 1986)
Hannibal Records HNCD 1419 (CD, UK, 1997)

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1-2, 9-10, 13, 15-17 recorded January 8, 1982, at The Bottom Line by David Vanderheyden;
3-8, 11-12, 14 recorded September 29-30, 1982, at Gerdes Folk City, Greenwich Village, NY by Ilana Pelzig and Edward Haber and broadcast on WBAI, New York City;
Compiled by Joe Boyd with the assistance of Ilana Pelzig;
Cover photo by John Free;
Cover design by Phill Smee at Waldo's

Musicians

Richard Thompson, vocals, acoustic guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Time to Ring Some Changes (3.34)
  2. Beat the Retreat (4.56)
  3. Woman or a Man? (2.18)
  4. A Heart Needs a Home (3.53)
  5. For Shame of Doing Wrong (4.13)
  6. Genesis Hall (4.00)
  7. Honky-Tonk Blues (3.25)
  1. Small Town Romance (3.45)
  2. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (3.18)
  3. Down Where the Drunkards Roll (4.24)
  4. Love Is Bad For Business (2.36)
  5. The Great Valerio (5.38)
  6. Don't Let a Thief Steal into Your Heart (4.09)
  7. Never Again (2.52)
CD Bonus Tracks
  1. How Many Times Do You Have to Fall? (3.42)
  2. Roll Over Vaughan Williams (instrumental) (2.40)
  3. Meet on the Ledge (3.46)

All songs written by Richard Thompson except
Track 7 Hank Williams

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Richard Thompson: The Folk City Broadcast

Richard Thompson: The Folk City Broadcast (Leftfield LFMCD505)

The Folk City Broadcast
Richard Thompson

Leftfield Media LFMCD505 (CD, UK, 2011)

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Recorded September 29-30, 1982 (second show), at Gerdes Folk City, Greenwich Village, NY by Ilana Pelzig and Edward Haber and broadcast on WBAI, New York City;

This CD is of poor recording quality. I bought it from a reliable shop but it seems to be a bootleg anyway.

Musicians

Richard Thompson, vocals, acoustic guitar

Tracks

  1. Hokey Pokey (3.13)
  2. Walking on a Wire (5.15)
  3. Strange Affair (4.17)
  4. How Many Times Do You Have to Fall? (4.38)
  5. Love Is Bad for Business (2.57)
  6. Genesis Hall (4.15)
  7. Flowers of the Forest (3.52)
  8. The Inverness Gathering / Maggie Cameron (2.31)
  9. Why Don't Women Like Me? (3.54)
  10. The Old Changing Way (4.50)
  11. Small Town Romance (3.41)
  12. Back Street Slide (3.11)
  13. Streets of Paradise (3.24)
  14. Never Again (2.42)
  15. Man in Need (4.37)
  16. Rainbow over the Hill (2.52)
  17. Dargai (instrumental) (3.51)
  18. Nobody's Wedding (5.58)
  19. Dimming of the Day (3.17)

All songs written by Richard Thompson except
Tracks 7-8 trad.;
Track 9 George Formby;
Track 17 James Scott Skinner