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CD Jazz Memories [Box]
Down Beat (May 2002, p.58) - 3.5 out of 5 stars - "...[The disc] mirrors each image with a corresponding music track....an excellent period overview and is quite moving..."
CD Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology [Box]
Billboard (p.28) - "[T]he six-CD, 111-song set provides a dissection of mostly great works with technical, historical and musical details."Record Collector (magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The collection] chronologically delineates the evolution of the genre, encompassing all its significant watershed moments and including its most potent and pivotal pieces."
CD Think Pink! A Kay Thompson Party [Box] *
Record Collector (magazine) (p.94) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] tour de force highlighting Thompson's vocal flexibility and a peek into the life of a forgotten legend."
CD RT: The Life and Music of Richard Thompson [Box] 
Rolling Stone (p.70) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Thompson's guitar firepower and parched wit are everywhere here....Loving archaeology, in every detail."Entertainment Weekly (p.137) - "[H]e has inhabited a dizzying number of personas...visionary hurdy-gurdy man, molten-hot electric-guitar hero, restless musical explorer, spiritual searcher, comedian." -- Grade: AUncut (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Thompson is an exceptional guitar player, a fine songwriter, and a decent singer. Listening to RT's five discs, you get the sense that the guitar is his true voice."Dirty Linen (p.53) - "[Thompson is] a thoughtful man with rare insights into the human condition who, as it happens, is a pretty fair musician and songwriter, too."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.45) - "The set makes a good case that he is the best guitar player in the world....but it makes an even better case for his songwriting."Mojo (Publisher) (p.116) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] true bonanza....Wit, pathos, humility and chops enough to sway Jimmy Page. Thompson had -- and still has -- it all."
CD The Jaz Life
Option (Sept.-Oct./92, p.132) - "..Hearing is believing, and this is a superb traditional post-bop disc...Thompson plays with fire and wisdom throughout.."Musician (9/92, p.108) - "..a hard bop record that sounds a lifetime or two away from what that term means...Informality is never confused with slackness...Call it the tightest after-hours session ever.."
CD Talking Horns
The Wire (10/01, p.76) - "...A pungent antidote to formalism. It's rootsy and daring in equal measure, steeped in black American music history, yet utterly here and now."CMJ (8/20/01, p.14) - "...An organic avant-garde jazz vision..."JazzTimes (12/01, p.152) - "...Thompson's outfit reinvestigates familiar territory - robust hard-bop edged with squeally outbursts - with moderation and restraint..."
CD 'That's What They Want' Jook Joint Blues: Good Time Rhythm & Blues 1943-1956 [Remaster]
CD The King R&B Box Set
CD Hot Feet: A Celebration Of U.S. Dance Culture From The Jazz Age To The Post-War R&B Scene [Digipak]
CD Cover To Cover: The Originals [Box]
CD Classic Rockabilly [Box]
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