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Dad's Gonna Kill Me - Single

Richard Thompson

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dad`s gonna kill me by Richard thompson

perhaps the best fresh new anti-war song in years. Razor sharp lyrics, a coupla big fat hooks...great guitar work.

Richard Does It Again!

I first heard Richard play this at a solo acoustic show in New York. It was good then, but this electric version has to be one of his best electric tracks ever. A classic Thompson jam with clever political lyrics. Can't wait for the new album!

Excellent. Can't wait for the album...

One of the strongest statements about the Iraq War. Why "Dad"? It's short for Bagdad. "'I was looking at Web sites of military slang, because I like language and I find language interesting, and I love some of the language that was coming out of the Iraqi war, and I just started to put some of these phrases together,' the 57-year-old British guitarist/songwriter told The Associated Press in a recent interview." (Moody, AP 03/13/07)


Born: April 3, 1949 in Notting Hill, London, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

For years, Richard Thompson resided in relative obscurity, while at the same time garnering vast critical praise for his magnificent guitar work and the dark wit and richness of his extraordinary songwriting. A founding member of the seminal British folk-rock group Fairport Convention, he remained with the band for five studio albums — Fairport Convention (1968), What We Did on Our Holiday (released as Fairport Convention in the U.S.) (1968), Unhalfbricking (1969), Liege and Lief (1969), and...
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Dad's Gonna Kill Me - Single, Richard Thompson
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  • Genres: Pop, Music
  • Released: Mar 13, 2007

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