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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry while also 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. The Village Trip debuts this fall, taking place in venues in and around Washington Square from 27-30 September.

Articles By Liz Thomson

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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CD: Tom Baxter - The Other Side of Blue

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Cambridge Folk Festival review - women rule the roost

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CD: Roo Panes - Quiet Man

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Joan Baez, Royal Albert Hall review - diamonds, but no rust

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