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  Richard Thompson

   Strict Tempo!


Strict Tempo!


Strict Tempo! was originally released in 1981 on Richard Thompson's own imprint, Elixir, and later reissued by the Hannibal label but has been out of print for some time. The year 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of this dexterous collection of traditional jigs and reels - with an original Thompson composition and a Duke Ellington cover thrown in for good measure. Omnivore Recordings is proud to celebrate the reissue of this recording by releasing it both digitally and on CD. The first run of the CD is packaged in a special 'greeting card' style sleeve and features new notes on each song by Thompson.

ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: November 29, 2011   on Omnivore


   

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TRACK LISTING


1. New-Fangled Flogging Reel / Kerry Reel
2. Vaillance Polka Militaire / Belfast Polka
3. Scott Skinner Medley: Glencoe / Scott Skinner's Rockin' Step / Bonny Banchory
4. Banish Misfortune
5. Dundee Hornpipe / Poppy-Leaf Hornpipe
6. Do It For My Sake
7. Rockin' In Rhythm
8. The Random Jig / The Grinder
9. Will Ye No Cam Back Again / Cam O'er The Stream Charlie / Ye Banks And Braes
10. Ruft Tufty / Nonsuch à la Mode de France
11. Andalus / Radio Marrakesh
12. The Knife-Edge

 UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 May 
 09 
Eugene, OR, US
Richard Thompson at McDonald Theatre
 May 
 10 
Grants Pass, OR, US
Richard Thompson at Rogue Theatre
 May 
 12 
San Francisco, CA, US
Richard Thompson at Great American Music Hall
 May 
 13 
San Francisco, CA, US
Richard Thompson at Great American Music Hall
 Jun 
 14 
Evanston, IL, US
93xrt Welcomes Richard Thompson Electric Trio with Richard Thompson and The Richard Thompson Electric Trio at S.P.A.C.E.
 Jun 
 21 
Croton-On-Hudson, NY, US
Clearwater Great Hudson River Festival 2014
 Jun 
 28 
Woodstock, NY, US
Richard Thompson at Bearsville Theater
 Jul 
 20 
Hatfield, UK
Folk By The Oak 2014
 Jul 
 22 
Crawley, UK
Richard Thompson at Hawth Theatre
 Jul 
 23 
Bath, UK
Richard Thompson and Serious at The Forum, Bath
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