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Richard Thompson, son Teddy, wow sold-out Egg

Teddy Thompson
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“That was nothing!” said Richard Thompson after he’d stunned an Egg-ful of fans on Saturday with “Valerie,” an insistently rocking, pungent put-down but with a deliciously pretty guitar tone. Later, after a slow, quietly dazzling solo in the wistful “Down Where the Drunkards Roll,” he assured, “It’s all easy stuff.” At least, he made it look easy, as he served up much more in the pained-swain vein of “Valerie” — boldly bitter beat-up love songs ...

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