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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

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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CD: Tom Baxter - The Other Side of Blue

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Cambridge Folk Festival review - women rule the roost

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The Fellowship, Hampstead Theatre review - strong clashes, t...

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Moon, 66 Questions review - captivating daughter-father dram...

It takes some confidence for a first-time feature director to interrupt her essentially realistic...

We (Nous) review - a low-key look at life in the suburbs of...

Director Alice Diop read an article by Pierre Bergounioux in which he described how he began writing to draw attention to his overlooked neck of...

theartsdesk in Zurich - forging a brilliant new Ring

Could this be the summer Bayreuth finally sees a new Ring production that comes anywhere near its last great epic success, Harry Kupfer’s, which...

theartsdesk Q&A: bass-baritone Christopher Purves on com...

He’s the most haunting, at times terrifying Wozzeck I’ve seen, in Richard Jones's Welsh National Opera baked-bean-factory production, and the...

Album: Paolo Nutini - Last Night in the Bittersweet

The last time that Paolo Nutini was on the public stage, he was knocking out fine blue-eyed soul and having substantial hits like “Scream (Funk my...

The Rolling Stones, BST Hyde Park review - let it rock!

A few spots of rain greeted the arrival of the...

Mad House, Ambassadors Theatre review - David Harbour is mag...

For sheer extremes of family dysfunction Theresa Rebeck’s Mad House must be aiming to set new records in American drama. The latest in a...

Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War review - a lovingly crafted doc...

There’s a sharp observation, delivered in Alan Bennett’s soft tones, that sums up the reputation of the painter Eric Ravilious: “Because his...