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Genesis Hall

[Richard Thompson]

A slow song by Richard in 3/4 time, on which he plays dulcimer while Sandy is singing as brilliant as ever. This was released as B-side of the single Si Tu Dois Partir / Genesis Hall and on the album Unhalfbricking and on the double CD compilation Meet On The Ledge: The Classic Years 1967-1975. It was later included in Richard Thompson’s 3 CD set, Watching the Dark.

Richard Thompson released a solo version of this song on Small Town Romance. A Fairport live recording from Cropredy 1983 with Cathy LeSurf was released on the cassette The Boot - 1983 Fairport Reunion and on the Fairport unConventioNal 4CD set. Another - 1997 - Cropredy version with Vikki Clayton is on The Cropredy Box.

June Tabor sang Genesis Hall unaccompanied on the Richard Thompson tribute CD, Beat the Retreat.


Please find the lyrics for this song at Richard Thompson’s website.