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RICHARD AND LINDA THOMPSON – I WANT TO SEE THE BRIGHT LIGHTS TONIGHT LP – Nr MINT/EXC+ A1/B1 UK FIRST PRESS

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Richard and Linda Thompson – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
(Island Records  1974  ILPS9266  Island Pink Rim Labels)
Matrix No’s: A1/B1 – UK Pressing

Sleeve in Nr MINT condition
Inner Sleeve has some foxing spots and a name written in one corner but no splits

Vinyl in Nr MINT/Excellent+ condition
(there are some surface marks visible on the vinyl when held up to the light but they don’t affect the sound quality but there is a mark in “Has He Got A Friend For Me” that gives a few light clicks)

Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician who first found fame with the Folk Rock group Fairport Convention.

Linda Thompson (née Pettifer, 23 August 1947) is an English folk rock singer.

I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight is the second album released by Richard Thompson and the first including and credited with his then wife, Linda Thompson as Richard and Linda Thompson. It was released by Island Records in the UK in 1974.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Richard Thompson (except for “Together Again”, by Buck Owens).

Side one
No. Title Length
1. “When I Get to the Border” 3:26
2. “The Calvary Cross” 3:51
3. “Withered and Died” 3:24
4. “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight” 3:07
5. “Down Where the Drunkards Roll” 4:05
Side two
No. Title Length
6. “We Sing Hallelujah” 2:49
7. “Has He Got a Friend for Me” 3:32
8. “The Little Beggar Girl” 3:24
9. “The End of the Rainbow” 3:55
10. “The Great Valerio” 5:22

Personnel

  • Richard Thompson – guitar, vocals, Hammered dulcimer (10), mandolin (1,8), whistle (1,7), piano (2), electric piano (9), harmonium (7)
  • Linda Thompson – vocals
  • Timmy Donald – drums
  • Pat Donaldson – bass guitar
  • John Kirkpatrick – accordion, concertina (1,3,7)
  • Simon Nicol – dulcimer (5)
  • Brian Gulland – krummhorn (1,6)
  • Richard Harvey – krummhorn (1,6)
  • Royston Wood – vocals (5,6, possibly 2)
  • Trevor Lucas – vocals (2)
  • The CWS Silver Band (4)
Weight 1.00000000 kg

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