Beeswing: Fairport, Folk Rock And Finding My Voice, 1967-75 (BOK - Paperpack)
The memoir of international music icon Richard Thompson, co-founder of the legendary folk rock group Fairport Convention.
'I encourage everyone to read this wonderful book.' ELVIS COSTELLO
Thompson could be said to be an English Dylan - only in some ways he's even better than that.' GUARDIAN
Richard Thompson came of age during an extraordinary moment in 1960s Britain - as music began to reflect a great cultural awakening, the guitarist and songwriter co-founded Fairport Convention, ushering in the era of folk rock. An intimate memoir of personal discovery and creative intensity, Beeswing vividly captures the life of an international music icon in a world on the cusp of change.
'Gripping .. . A quiet joy of a memoir.' GUARDIAN
'Thompson writes exceptionally well .. . If you love music in all its myriad forms, you'll love this book.' NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS
'An intimate, revealing tome, Beeswing is the voice of a figure at the heart of the British counter-culture.' CLASH
'Perceptive, lyrical, amiable and seemingly effortless .. . required reading.' CAUGHT BY THE RIVER