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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: Don McLean - Botanical Gardens

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Diana Jones, The Lexington review - at the crossroads of folk and country

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CD: Stephen Stills and Judy Collins - Everybody Knows

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CD: Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind

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John Tusa: 'the arts must make a noise' - interview

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CD: Beth Nielsen Chapman - Hearts of Glass

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I'm With Her, Bush Hall review - folk supergroup debut album to treasure

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Nick Coleman: Voices - How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life, review - earworms explored

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Albums of the Year 2017: Tom Russell - Folk Hotel

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CD: Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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Tom Russell, 100 Club review - tales from a time-honoured troubadour

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CD: Neil Young + Promise of the Real - The Visitor

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CD: Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black

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Seeger MacColl Family, Cecil Sharp House review - keeping the folk tradition alive

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Richard F Thomas: Why Dylan Matters review - tangled up in clues

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CD: The Corrs - Jupiter Calling

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Danny Boy, BBC Two review - when law and war collide

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Lucy Caldwell: Intimacies review - exploring the empty space...

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The drunkard in spring; the lonely man in autumn; the long goodbye. ...

Maylis de Kerangal: Painting Time review - safer in simulati...

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Ryedale Spring Festival online review - sowing the seeds of...

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Album: St Vincent - Daddy's Home

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Milestone review - parable of an aging trucker

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