As promised on this BHO thread . . . .
Here are some references to stuff I wrote on Tommy Thompson’s creative arc through life:
“He Could Surely Make a Banjo Talk” - 109 Clawhammer Banjo Tabs of Old Time and New Time Tunes Played By Tommy Thompson. Text by Lew Stern and David Brooks. Bealeton, Virginia: Little Bear Banjo Publishing House, a subsidiary of Little Bear Banjo Enterprises, 2019.
eBook version: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Q3HWGFK
Paperback version: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1093978821
Tommy Thompson’s Lyric Writing: Unpublished, Unrecorded Songs and Lyric Fragments. Bealeton, Virginia: Little Bear Banjo Publishing House, a subsidiary of Little Bear Banjo Enterprises, August 2019.
eBook version: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W6HJPC8
Paperback version: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1690862076
"The Play’s the Thing: Tommy Thompson and the “Last Songs” of
John Proffit and Charlie Poole." The North Carolina Folklore Journal. Vol. 65, Numbers 1-2. Winter-Spring and Summer - Fall 2018.
pp. 53 - 97.
"Tommy Thompson and Sam Shepard: A Speculation." The North Carolina Folklore Journal. Volume 64. 1-2. Winter-Spring and Summer-Fall 2017.
"Fretboard Forensics: The Pistol Packing Martin - The Mystery Behind Tommy Thompson's 000-28." Fretboard Journal. Number 45. Fall 2019. P. 118 - 121.
"Red Clay Revivalism." Kindle Direct Publishing. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B087ZNPR2D
2 May 2020.
"Weapons of Choice: Dwight Diller and Tommy Thompson, Two Musicians and their Banjos." Prepared for the Banjo Gathering, Norfolk, Virginia, 25 October 2019.
THANKS for looking. Make great music,
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