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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

Singer-songwriter Peggy Seeger: still in the vanguard of her musical dynasty

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Album: Peggy Seeger - First Farewell

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Craig Taylor: New Yorkers - A City and Its People in Our Time review

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Album: Loretta Lynn - Still Woman Enough

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Album: Willie Nelson - That's Life

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Album: The Staves - Good Woman

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Album: Steve Hackett - Under A Mediterranean Sky

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Eddie S Glaude Jr: Begin Again - James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today review - can America avoid the fire this time?

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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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