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Pictures courtesy Scott Newton/Austin City Limits

 

TRIO appearance on US public TV

The Richard Thompson TRIO (RT- acoustic & electric guitar, Danny Thompson - upright bass, Mike Jerome - drums) performed live & in front of a live audience on July 2 2001. This first time concert was taped for the Austin City Limits tv-programme and was meant to last 1 hr 15 min, but the band played on for 1 hr 45 min.  John Swanda who attended this concert wrote down the setlist:

On acoustic guitar:
Cooksferry Queen; Uninhabited Man; Walking the Long Miles Home; Al Bowlly's In Heaven; Mingus Eyes; Dry my Tears; Easy There, Steady Now; Persuasion


On electric guitar:
Bathsheba Smiles; Mr Rebound; Ghosts in the Wind; She Twists the Knife Again; Shoot Out the Lights (broke a string and kept playing); Sam Hall (an a capella sing-along while waiting for the electric Ferrington to be restrung
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Crawl Back|


Encores:
1952 Vincent Black Lightning (solo acoustic); Put It There Pal (electric)

The one hour Austin City Limits broadcast showed The Richard Thompson in 

1. Cooksferry Queen; 2. Uninhabited Man
3. Persuasion; 4. Shoot Out the Lights
5. Crawl Back


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