Richard Thompson: The Session Great That Nobody Knows
Tony Norman, NME, 22 June 1972
THE TERM "GUITAR hero" is used with increasing regularity. Pete Townshend's splintering aggressive antics have won him the tag; Alvin "up and down the fretboard 50 times in just two seconds" Lee has grabbed his share of the limelight; Hendrix, with his spaced-out genius, probably deserved the acclaim more than most.
Total word count of piece: 899