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Episode #2243

1000 Years of Popular Music

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Monday, November 29, 2004

Modern troubadour and Fairport Convention founding member Richard Thompson performs a bellyful of unusual songs, both widely known mega-pop-hits and obscure work-songs on his latest release, "1000 Years of Popular Music." His choices run the gamut from old English rounds, to a snippet from a Gilbert and Sullivan musical, to Lennon-McCartney, Prince, and er- Brittany? Hear selections from Thompson's new live album on this edition of New Sounds.

PROGRAM #2243, “1000 Years of Popular Music” (First aired on Wed. 2/4/04)

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Philip Pickett and Richard Thompson

The Bones of All Men

La Forza d’Hercole, excerpt[2:00]

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Richard Thompson

1000 Years of Popular Music

Sumer is icumen in [2:30]
King Henry V’s Conquest of France [4:30]
So Ben Mi Ca Bon Tempo [3:00]
Blackleg Miner [3:00]

Beeswing #003. available through Thompson’s own website: www.richardthompson-music.com

Richard Thompson and Danny Thompson

Industry

Saboteur [3:30]

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Richard Thompson

1000 Years of Popular Music

Why Have My Loved Ones Gone? [3:30]
Drinking Wine Spo-dee-o-dee [3:00]
Legal Matter [3:30]
It Won’t Be Long [3:30]
Kiss [4:00]

See above.

Richard Thompson and Danny Thompson

The Bones of All Men

The Short Mesure Off My Lady Wynkfylds Rownde [4:00]
Passo e Mezo, excerpt [6:00]

See above.

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