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Richard and Linda Thompson - Hard Luck Stories 1972-82 (8CD)

£72.99
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7768997
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Scheduled UK Release date: 11th Sep 2020. Release dates are subject to change.

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DISC 1 - SOMETIMES IT HAPPENS - THE EARLY YEARS
1. Sweet Little Rock and Roller (Alternate version) – The Bunch –- Previously Unreleased
2. The Locomotion – from The Bunch, ‘Rock On’
3. My Girl In The Month of May – from The Bunch, ‘Rock On’
4. When Will I Be Loved (demo) – from Sandy Denny, ‘I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn’
5. Amazon Queen - Previously Unreleased
6. Shaky Nancy from Richard Thompson, ‘Henry The Human Fly’
7. The Angels Took My Racehorse Away from Richard Thompson, ‘Henry The Human Fly’
8. Embroidered Butterflies from Brian Patten, ‘Vanishing Trick’
9. After Frost from Brian Patten, ‘Vanishing Trick’
10. Sometimes It Happens (Demo) – from Linda Thompson ‘Dreams Fly Away’
11. Restless Boy (Demo) – from Linda Thompson ‘Give Me A Sad Song’
12. The World Is A Beautiful Place from Linda Thompson ‘ Give Me A Sad Song’
13. Shady Lies (Live at London University College, 25/10/1972) - from Richard Thompson ‘RT: the life and music of Richard Thompson’
14. Napoleon's Dream (live, Memphis Folk Club, Guildford Hotel, Leeds, 00-01-1973) - from Richard Thompson ‘RT: The Life and Music of Richard Thompson’

DISC TWO – I WANT TO SEE THE BRIGHT LIGHTS TONIGHT - EXPANDED
1. When I Get To The Border
2. The Calvary Cross
3. Withered and Died
4. I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
5. Down Where The Drunkards Roll
6. We Sing Hallelujah
7. Has He Got A Friend For Me?
8. The Little Beggar Girl
9. The End Of The Rainbow
10. The Great Valerio
11. Mother and Son – Previously Unreleased
12. Down Where The Drunkards Roll (Take 1) – Previously Unreleased
13. The End Of The Rainbow (Linda vocal version) – Previously Unreleased
14. A Heart Needs A Home (Demo)– Previously Unreleased
15. The Great Valerio from Live at the Rainbow 16/03/1975 - from Linda Thompson ‘Dreams Fly Away’

DISC THREE – HOKEY POKEY – EXPANDED
1. Hokey Pokey Song (The Ice Cream Song)
2. I’ll Regret It All In The Morning
3. Smiffy’s Glass Eye
4. Egypt Room
5. Never Again
6. Georgie On A Spree
7. Old Man Inside A Young Man
8. The Sun Never Shines On The Poor
9. A Heart Needs A Home
10. Mole In A Hole
11. Hokey Pokey (Live on Marc Time 1975) – Previously Unreleased
12. A Heart Needs A Home (Alternate 1976 version) from Richard Thompson GuitarVocal

DISC FOUR – POUR DOWN LIKE SILVER – EXPANDED
1. Streets of Paradise
2. For Shame Of Doing Wrong
3. The Poor Boy Is Taken Away
4. Night Comes In
5. Jet Plane In A Rocking Chair
6. Beat The Retreat
7. Hard Luck Stories
8. Dimming Of The Day / Dargai
9. Wanted Man – Previously Unreleased
10. Last Chance – Previously Unreleased
11. Diming Of The Day (Demo) – Previously Unreleased
12. Things You Gave Me (Live at Oxford Polytechnic, 27/11/1975) from Richard and Linda Thompson In Concert 1975
13. It’ll Be Me (Live at Oxford Polytechnic, 27/11/1975) from Richard Thompson GuitarVocal
14. Calvary Cross (Live at Oxford Polytechnic, 27/11/1975) - from Richard Thompson GuitarVocal

DISC FIVE – THE MADNESS OF LOVE – LIVE – *Previously Unreleased
1. Dargai (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975) *
2. Never Again (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975)*
3. Dark End Of The Street (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975 remixed)
4. Beat The Retreat (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975 remixed)
5. The Sun Never Shines On The Poor (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975)*
6. If I Were A Woman and You Were A Man (Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall 25/04/1975)*
7. The Madness of Love (Live, Theatre Royal, London, 01/05 1977) *
8. Night Comes In [Linda vocal] (Live, Theatre Royal, London, 01/05 1977) *
9. A Bird In Gods Garden (Live, Theatre Royal, London, 01/05 1977) *
10. The King of Love (Live, Theatre Royal, London, 01/05 1977) *
11. Layla (Live, Theatre Royal, London, 01/05 1977) *

DISC SIX – FIRST LIGHT – EXPANDED
1. Restless Highway
2. Sweet Surrender
3. Don't Let A Thief Steal Into Your Heart
4. The Choice Wife
5. Died For Love
6. Strange Affair
7. Layla
8. Pavane
9. House of Cards
10. First Light
11. Strange Affair (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
12. Drunk (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
13. The Dust Of Your Road (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
14. Layla (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
15. Died For Love (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
16. First Light (Demo) from Linda Thompson, ‘Dreams Fly Away’
DISC SEVEN – SUNNYVISTA – EXPANDED

1. Civilization
2. Borrowed Time
3. Saturday Rolling Around
4. You’re Going To Need Somebody
5. Why Do You Turn Your Back?
6. Sunnyvista
7. Lonely Hearts
8. Sisters
9. Justice In The Streets
10. Traces Of My Love
11. Georgie On A Spree (Civilization 7” single version)
12. Lucky In Life (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
13. Speechless Child (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
14. Traces of My Love (Demo) - Previously Unreleased
15. For Shame Of Doing Wrong [Gerry Rafferty version] from Richard Thompson, ‘Watching The Dark’
16. The Wrong Heartbeat [Gerry Rafferty version] from Richard Thompson, ‘Watching The Dark’
17. Back Street Slide (Gerry Rafferty version] from Richard Thompson, ‘Watching The Dark’

DISC EIGHT – SHOOT OUT THE LIGHTS – EXPANDED
1. Don’t Renege On Our Love
2. Walking On A Wire
3. A Man In Need
4. Just The Motion
5. Shoot Out The Lights
6. Back Street Slide
7. Did She Jump Or Was She Pushed?
8. Wall of Death
9. Living In Luxury (Don’t Renege On Our Love 7” single B-Side)
10. The Wrong Heartbeat ( Shoot Out The Lights Session ) - Previously Unreleased
11. I’m A Dreamer (Gerry Rafferty session – 1996 remix) from Linda Thompson, ‘Dreams Fly Away’
12. Walking On A Wire (Gerry Rafferty session – 1996 remix) from Linda Thompson, ‘Dreams Fly Away’
13. Pavane (Live, Second Story, Bloomington, Indiana 29/05/1982) - Previously Unreleased
14. High School Confidential (Live, Second Story, Bloomington, Indiana 29/05/1982) - Previously Unreleased

8CD Set featuring all 6 studio albums remastered from the original tapes, with 30 previously unreleased recordings including Outtakes, Demos and Rarities along with Live concerts from 1975 and 1977. Also contains a 72 Page hard cover book featuring brand new essays plus many rare and previously unpublished photographs. Sleevenotes for the box set are split between the Island Years, written by Patrick Humphries author of “”Richard Thompson: The Biography”” ( 1997 ) / “”Nick Drake: The Biography”” ( 1999 ) and the post-Island Years by Mick Houghton, author of the 2016 Sandy Denny biography, “”I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn””.

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Genre:
Rock & Pop
Format:
CDs
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Boxsets

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