The album continued Thompson's working relationship with American producer Mitchell Froom, who had taken over the role from Richard's old Fairport Convention colleague Joe Boyd.
Produced by frontiersman Joe Boyd, the LP featured such haunting pieces as ‘Time Has Told Me,’ ‘River Man’ and ‘Way To Blue.’
The first series includes an exclusive interview with legendary Nick Drake and Pink Floyd producer Joe Boyd.
Other winners at the fourth annual event included Joe Boyd, Courtney Marie Andrews, Brandi Carlile and Ben Glover.
The Tide’s Magnificence, a book of poems and songs by Nick Drake's mother Molly, has been called “the missing link” in his story by producer Joe Boyd.
Saxophonist Ray Warleigh, whose 65-year career included playing with Alexis Korner at the Rolling Stones’ Hyde Park show of 1969, died on September 21.
The life of Sandy Denny is remembered in a new biography by British music writer Mick Houghton, to be launched with a live music event in London on March 3.
The first authorised Nick Drake book is due in November.
Producer Joe Boyd will discuss 2 of the classic folk-rock albums he produced, when the Classic Album Sundays listening series takes place at Camp Bestival
Not only did some of the most important British folk records come out on one label, Island, but also one producer, Joe Boyd, was responsible for them all.