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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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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


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Richard Thompson at Kings Place
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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