Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Richard Thompson: The Old Kit Bag

David Sinclair, Word, The, March 2003

ONE OF THE MANY extraordinary things about Richard Thompson is how resistant he is to the image-making process. After all, here is a man who has been through the rock'n'roll mill. On the road virtually non-stop since his teens, a student of all sorts of music and unusually well-read, he is a long-term convert to the Muslim faith, dividing his time between houses in California and England.

Total word count of piece: 677


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: