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...Richard and Linda Thompson were a British husband and wife duo performing in the folk rock genre. Though they met in 1969, they only formed as a musical duo after their marriage in 1972. Richard (b. April 3, 1949) performed as a guitarist...

Richard and Linda Thompson's Shoot Out the Lights

Hayden Childs

Hayden Childs is a researcher and policy expert for the Texas Legislature. He’s also an aspiring novelist, an occasional essayist, and a hardcore Richard Thompson fanatic. He contributed to the book Lost in the Grooves and is co-editor of the online music magazine The High Hat. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Continuum, 2008

33 1/3 Books

...In the fall of 1980 Richard and Linda Thompson (of Fairport Convention fame) had recently been dumped from their record label and were on the verge of divorce. Somehow they overcame these miserable circumstances and managed to make an album...