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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

Jill Abramson: Merchants of Truth review - news in the age of digital disruption

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CD: Morrissey and Marshall - And So It Began Again... Acoustically

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CD: Katie Doherty & The Navigators - And Then

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Albums of the Year 2018: Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind

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Katie Melua and Gori Women's Choir, Central Hall Westminster, London, review - Georgia on her mind

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CD: The Albion Christmas Band - Under the Christmas Tree

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Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall review - all stand for the piano man

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CD: Cliff Richard - Rise Up

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The Ballads of Child Migration, St James's Church, Clerkenwell review - into the heart of darkness

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CD: Mumford & Sons - Delta

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Vaudeville Theatre review - more tribute act than theatre piece

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CD: Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra - The Capitol Studios Sessions

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CD: Rosanne Cash - She Remembers Everything

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CD: David Crosby - Here If You Listen

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Duane Eddy, London Palladium - the twang's the thang

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CD: Jackie Oates - The Joy of Living

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Album: Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth

The debut album by Australian-Ghanaian artist Genesis...

Two LSO concerts on Marquee TV review - vibrant triptyches

In amongst the heavy-hearted duty of supporting orchestras by watching their concert streamings – not something I’d do by choice – there are two...

Coming 2 America review - Eddie Murphy returns as African Pr...

Eddie Murphy – one of the biggest stars of the 1980s – has taken...

Into the Darkness review - disappointingly soapy Danish WWII...

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Album: Zara Larsson - Poster Girl

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Die tote Stadt, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – w...

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The Terror, BBC Two review - nightmare in the Arctic wastes

Admittedly, Antarctic explorer Captain Scott was at the other end of the earth from the protagonists of The Terror (...

Album: Kings of Leon - When You See Yourself

Over the course of seven albums and nearly two decades, Kings of Leon...

Moxie review - likeable if confused high school comedy

A teen comedy with a thematic difference, Moxie has enough memorable moments to firmly establish comedian Amy Poehler as a director worth...