Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of All
Time, Richard Thompson is also one of the world's most critically
acclaimed and prolific songwriters. He has received Lifetime Achievement
Awards for Songwriting on both sides of the Atlantic - from the
Americana Music Association in Nashville to Britain's BBC Awards and the
prestigious Ivor Novello as well as an OBE (Officer of the British
Empire) awarded to him by Queen Elizabeth II.