Beeswing: Fairport, Folk Rock and Finding My Voice, 1967-75

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The memoir of international music icon Richard Thompson, co-founder of the legendary folk rock group Fairport Convention.

'I encourage everyone to read this wonderful book.' ELVIS COSTELLO

'Thompson could be said to be an English Dylan - only in some ways he's even better than that.' GUARDIAN

Richard Thompson came of age during an extraordinary moment in 1960s Britain - as music began to reflect a great cultural awakening, the guitarist and songwriter co-founded Fairport Convention, ushering in the era of folk rock. An intimate memoir of personal discovery and creative intensity, Beeswing vividly captures the life of an international music icon in a world on the cusp of change

'Gripping . . . A quiet joy of a memoir.' GUARDIAN

'Thompson writes exceptionally well . . . If you love music in all its myriad forms, you'll love this book.' NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS

'An intimate, revealing tome, Beeswing is the voice of a figure at the heart of the British counter-culture.' CLASH

'Perceptive, lyrical, amiable and seemingly effortless . . . required reading.' CAUGHT BY THE RIVER

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Price
£9.99  £9.49
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571348176
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