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Beeswing

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THE TOP FIVE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
A BOOK OF THE YEAR
ROUGH TRADE, THE TIMES, ROLLING STONE,
CLASH, MOJO, UNCUT
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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Publisher: Faber & Faber

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  • ISBN: 9780571348183
  • Release date: April 6, 2021

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780571348183
  • File size: 4612 KB
  • Release date: April 6, 2021

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EPUB ebook

Languages

English

THE TOP FIVE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
A BOOK OF THE YEAR
ROUGH TRADE, THE TIMES, ROLLING STONE,
CLASH, MOJO, UNCUT
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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