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Guitar Special: Kalamazoo Gals, Richard Thompson Plays ‘Electric’

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Soundcheck is revisiting some of our favorite segments from the past year. Today, we're presenting a "Guitar Special," featuring a Rosie the Riveter guitar mystery and an iconic folk guitar master still going strong.

In this episode: John Thomas shares the story of unsung heroines, as detailed in his book, Kalamazoo Gals: A Story Of Extraordinary Women And Gibson’s ‘Banner’ Guitars of WWII.

Plus: Veteran English folk singer and guitarist Richard Thompson performs songs from his latest album, Electric, and reveals a passion for birding and NHL hockey.

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    Live in-Studio: Richard Thompson

    Friday, March 01, 2013

    Guitarist Richard Thompson keeps good company. His name is regularly found alongside those of Hendrix, Clapton, and Jimmy Page on various "Best Guitarists of All Time" lists. But while they all riffed off the American blues, Thompson has always done his own thing. “It’s not really bluesy ...

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    Richard Thompson: Guitar Man, Bird Fan

    Friday, February 08, 2013

    Watch the English folk rock icon perform in the studio and talk about bird-watching, hockey and his new album, "Electric."

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    Richard Thompson Goes Electric

    Wednesday, February 06, 2013

    Grammy-nominated musician Richard Thompson talks about his new album, “Electric,” a guitar-driven set of 11 new songs, released by New West Records. Thompson has been named one of the “20 Greatest Guitarists” by Rolling Stone and called “one of this world’s most gifted songwriters” by American Songwriter.

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