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Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?

21 Mar 01 - 07:51 PM (#422808)
Subject: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Nemesis

I'm sorry, I just have to say this - I think Richard Thompson gets sexier and better by the year. In fact, I would say he IS the Sean Connery of Folk.

Suggestions for the "something" of Folk, any one?

Hille


22 Mar 01 - 02:47 AM (#422946)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Sabine

Sexy???? Richard Thompson?? Connery, okay, but Thompson?

Jesus, good to know that people have a different taste *g*

Sabine :o)


22 Mar 01 - 05:45 AM (#422994)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Linda Kelly

er- suggest a trip to Specsavers.


22 Mar 01 - 05:51 AM (#422999)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Wolfgang

Sabine,
he was a long time with Fairport Convention, if that helps.

Wolfgang


22 Mar 01 - 06:52 AM (#423022)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: The Shambles

Unfortunately Richard Thompson has yet to and is most unlikely to ever, receive a knighthood.


22 Mar 01 - 07:10 AM (#423028)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Les from Hull

So that would be Sir God, then!


22 Mar 01 - 07:13 AM (#423032)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Sabine

Wolfgang,

I know Thompson quite well. His music is really great. I'm singing some of his song e.g. "when the spell is broken" and others together with a friend of mine.

But I would call him "quite nice" but not at all "sexy".

Greetings

Sabine


22 Mar 01 - 07:17 AM (#423034)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Wolfgang

Sabine, sorry for misreading the post. Wolfgang


22 Mar 01 - 09:56 AM (#423137)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Sabine

No problem at all, Wolfgang :o)

Which part of Germany are you from, if I may ask. Can't remember at the moment but read is somewhere..

Sabine


22 Mar 01 - 10:06 AM (#423150)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Wolfgang

Muenster (NRW), see you in May?

Wolfgang


22 Mar 01 - 12:08 PM (#423245)
Subject: Richard Thompson
From: Clinton Hammond

As in "Beeswing" Richard Thompson?? I never figured him for a one trick pony like Connery


22 Mar 01 - 12:39 PM (#423269)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Morticia

Sexiest man in folk music award would have to go to Steve Knightley of Show of Hands in my opinion.Richard Thompson is a genius but sexy? Can't see it myself.


22 Mar 01 - 01:09 PM (#423297)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: BEK

I want a modifier, here. Are we judging on appearance---or sound? After all, Sean performs in a visual media....


22 Mar 01 - 01:11 PM (#423299)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Metchosin

Ah but genius with a guitar in its hands is sexy Morticia!

My advice to and opinion of Connery, courtesy of JC Mellonhead..."forget all about that macho shit and learn how to play guitar!"

My Sir Richard rules!


22 Mar 01 - 01:28 PM (#423317)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Sabine

Wolfgang,

I don't know exactly and I even don't know where to sleep :o(

Any place left for a sleeping bag?

Sabine


22 Mar 01 - 02:16 PM (#423389)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Mrs.Duck

Being sexy is not just about looks and yes Sir God Richard does it for me!


22 Mar 01 - 05:45 PM (#423533)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Liz the Squeak

But Sean sings as well..... that rendition of 'That old black magic' in Medicine Man leaves me limp and sticky every time.....

LTS


22 Mar 01 - 06:08 PM (#423561)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Noreen

Liz... Too much information!

And Sir Richard can do NO wrong.

Noreen


22 Mar 01 - 06:24 PM (#423574)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: GUEST,Willa

Hi, Ickle; missed you.


22 Mar 01 - 06:26 PM (#423576)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: GUEST

John Wright?


22 Mar 01 - 07:10 PM (#423607)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Liz the Squeak

with persperation, jees get your mind out of the gutter...

LTS


23 Mar 01 - 12:25 PM (#424216)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: LR Mole

What is this, fluid day? I'm not really easy to embarass, but,um...


23 Mar 01 - 12:36 PM (#424231)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: wes.w

Hey Morticia..
A lady (oops, sorry, PC=woman) I know says she finds Beer sexier then Knightly. Make of that what you will!


23 Mar 01 - 02:54 PM (#424375)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: ermintrudeclaire

Richard Thompson is a genius musician and writes some fab songs (wall of death is the best) but personally i think he is quite satanic looking! i am sure he's a really nice guy but i would run a mile if he was coming up a dark alley towards me!!!!


23 Mar 01 - 03:30 PM (#424410)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: gnu

If the men started a thread like this, would you women cry pig ?

BTW, just thought of it. Shania made the front page of the Moncton Times & Transcript today. Preggers she is. I'm going to run for Prime Minister and ram a law through Parliament that Shania and Celine only be allowed to get pregnant at the same time. I surely will go nuts having yet another Canadian stupidstar thrust in my face every newscast for doing what comes natural, or in Celine's case, un-natural.

So, what about it ladies, er women, er not men ?

gnu


23 Mar 01 - 04:18 PM (#424450)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Noreen

Gnu, not long ago there was a thread about Emmylou Harris which contained a not inconsiderable amount of drooling- some male-types were better able to conceal it than others... I found it quite amusing!

Noreen
(a woman)


23 Mar 01 - 04:21 PM (#424451)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: gnu

OK. Sorry. Didn't mean to kill the thread. I'll leave.

Wait... what would Sean do ? 'Ee'd ne'er leave. 'Ee'd tell you you how to get Capone and he'd help you, too. 'Ee'd say, "You lassies go on aboot your wee bi' o' fun and don' let that arsehole spoil it for ya ! Ignore the bahstarhd !"

Have fun. See ya !

gnu


23 Mar 01 - 05:10 PM (#424489)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Hawker

SORRY,SEXIEST MAN IN FOLK HAS TO BE MY HUSBAND!
BUT I AM BIASED
MY HUSBAND HAS JUST REMINDED ME THAT I HAVE A PASSION FOR IAN BRUCE THAT JUST WONT GO AWAY....OOPS! FORGOT ABOUT THAT - NOW HE IS SEXY!
HORSES FOR COURSES!
LUCY


23 Mar 01 - 05:22 PM (#424493)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Noreen

Lucy, you got CapsLock disease tonight?? :0)


23 Mar 01 - 05:27 PM (#424499)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Noreen

Emmylou droolfest for a local gnu.


23 Mar 01 - 05:37 PM (#424508)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: GUEST

gnu; obviously not a gnu man.By the way, wtatever sort of accent is that you've given Sean?


23 Mar 01 - 05:38 PM (#424509)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Liz the Squeak

Ian Bruce in leather.... drooooooooooooooooooooooolllllllll. Sean Connery in leather, ******************************************

Can I have a cigarette now please, and a tissue.....

LTS


24 Mar 01 - 01:56 PM (#424951)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: The Shambles

Richard Thompson wears a leather hat. Does that count?


25 Mar 01 - 12:20 AM (#425213)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Thyme2dream

I agree with the sexy genius idea...Stevie Ray Vaughn was an ugly git technically, but i still thought he was the sexiest thing ever to play an electric guitar..it was the passion he put into it I think.

I've been hearing alot of RT lately, but I hadn't seen a picture of him in recent years until I stumbled upon the April issue of Dirty Linen which features Sir Richard on the cover ...I must admit I remember thinkin to my self..'mmmm, he IS as sexy as he sounds'...so for what its worth, throw my vote in as well;-)


26 Mar 01 - 05:09 AM (#425663)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Nemesis

Strangely, my internet/email system fell apart for 5 days after I posted this thread!!

Glad that it caused some discussion though! I think Sir Richard/God is sexy 'cause of his genius (not in the same genius/sexy way as Albert Einstein 4 Marilyn Munroe for example)

LIsten to that song, um "Feeeeeeeeeel soo good ....Gonna break someone's heart tonight" mmmmmmmmmm passion......by the bucket load...

Anyway, if Richard is the Sean of Folk - then what other comparisons e.g. "so and so" is the Arthur Scargill of folk

PS saw June Tabor last night at the Komedia, Brighton last night - now that is another "sexy" person - the Charlotte Rampling of folk???? Cheers Hille


26 Mar 01 - 05:40 AM (#425669)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: GUEST,Roger the skiffler

I've always seen myself as Michael Caine (if he were shorter and sounded like Jasper Carrot)but an unbiased observer might think I'm more like the Elephant Man.
RtS


26 Mar 01 - 05:12 PM (#426109)
Subject: RE: Richard Thompson: Sean Connery of Folk?
From: Nemesis

Aaaaaaaah! Surely, not, Roger???