This discography attempts to list the original release of all the recordings which feature RICHARD THOMPSON. All catalogue numbers refer to UK releases unless otherwise noted. Subsequent reissues are only included if they include additional material. Please write if you spot any errors or omissions. Thanks.
Born April 3rd 1949 in North London, Richard Thompson remains one of modern music’s best kept secrets. The son of a policeman, Richard developed his formidable guitar style in fledgling bands like Emil & the Detectives and Tim Turner’s Narration. At seventeen he became a founding member of the band Fairport Convention the foremost British folk-rock ensemble.