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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry, and writing arts journalism for newspapers and magazines around the world. The author of a number of critical anthologies on music and popular culture, she is a frequent broadcaster and moderator at literary festivals. Liz is the co-founder of the folk music charity Square Roots Productions and, in New York, of The Village Trip, a festival celebrating the history and heritage of Greenwich Village. Her latest book, Joan Baez: The Last Leaf (Palazzo Editions), has won wide praise, Mojo's five-star review describing it as "the definitive biography".

Articles By Liz Thomson

Album: Passenger – Songs for the Drunk and Broken Hearted

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Album: Steve Earle & The Dukes - JT

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Albums of the Year 2020: Steve Earle & The Dukes - Ghosts of West Virginia

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Mary Chapin Carpenter, One Night Lonely livestream review - down-home and perfectly paced

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Patrick Barwise and Peter York: The War Against the BBC review - we won't know what we've got until it's gone

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Album: Kitchman/Schmidt - As Long As Songbirds Sing

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David Crosby: Remember My Name, Sky Arts review - a rock icon looks in the mirror

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Album: Martin Simpson - Home Recordings

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Album: Barbara Dickson - Time is Going Faster

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Album: Elvis Costello - Hey Clockface

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Album: Melody Gardot - Sunset in the Blue

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Album: Katie Melua - Album No 8

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Album: Loudon Wainwright III with Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks – I’d Rather Lead a Band

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Bob Woodward: Rage review - terror and tyranny in the White House

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Singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter: 'I wanted to do something. I wanted to be useful in some way'

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Album: Suzanne Vega - An Evening of New York Songs and Stories

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Album: Nao - And Then Life Was Beautiful

Neo Jessica Joshua, better known as Nao, has been consistently putting out good – often excellent – music...

Blithe Spirit, Harold Pinter Theatre review - an amusing, if...

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Kanneh-Mason, Terfel, RPO, Philharmonia Chorus, Petrenko, RA...

75 years after Sir Thomas Beecham founded the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, it’s sobering to reflect that without this one person’s hubris and...

Thomas Hardy: Fate, Exclusion and Tragedy, Sky Arts review –...

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Mixing it Up, Hayward Gallery review - a glorious celebratio...

The 31 artists in Mixing it Up all live in this country, but a third of them were born elsewhere – in countries including Belgium, China...

Album: Lindsey Buckingham - Lindsey Buckingham

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Camp Siegfried, Old Vic review - the banality of evil, brill...

A stealthily powerful play gets the production of its dreams in Camp Siegfried, which marks a high-profile UK presence for the American...

Ben Howard, Royal Festival Hall review - authentic and reass...

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Esther Yoo, Yekwon Sunwoo, Wigmore Hall review - Korean duo...

The duo partnership between violinist Esther Yoo and...