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

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Beeswing is the autobiography from world-renowned artist Richard Thompson, co-founder of the legendary folk rock group Fairport Convention.
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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.'
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'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.'
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'Perceptive, lyrical, amiable and seemingly effortless . . . required reading.'
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Weight 0.268000
Author Thompson, Richard
Availability IP
Department Biography
Edition Main
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780571348176
Pages 288
Published 31/03/2022
Publisher Faber and Faber
Section Biography
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