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Walking on a Wire 1968-2009

Richard Thompson: Walking on a Wire 1968-2009 (Shout! 826663-11087)

Walking on a Wire 1968-2009
Richard Thompson

Shout! Factory 826663-11087 (4 CD, UK, 2009)

Compilation produced by Richard Thompson and David McLees;
Remastered by Bob Fisher at Pacific Multimedia;
Cover illustration by Jeff Smith

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Fairport Convention: Time Will Show The Wiser (3.05)
    from Fairport Convention: Fairport Convention (1968)
  2.  — : Meet on the Ledge (2.50)
    from Fairport Convention: What We Did on Our Holidays (1969)
  3.  — : Genesis Hall (3.36)
    from Fairport Convention: Unhalfbricking (1969)
  4.  — : Crazy Man Michael (4.37)
    from Fairport Convention: Liege and Lief (1969)
  5.  — : Sloth (9.11)
    from Fairport Convention: Full House (1970)
  6. Richard Thompson: Roll Over Vaughn Williams (4.11)
  7.  — : The Poor Ditching Boy (3.01)
  8.  — : The Angels Took My Racehorse Away (4.01)
    all three from Henry the Human Fly (1972)
  9. Richard & Linda Thompson: The Great Valerio (5.22)
  10.  — : When I Get to the Border (3.25)
  11.  — : Withered and Died (3.25)
  12.  — : I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (3.08)
  13.  — : Down Where the Drunkards Roll (4.05)
  14.  — : The Calvary Cross (3.51)
    all six from I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (1974)
  15.  — : I'll Regret It All in the Morning (3.35)
  16.  — : Old Man Inside a Young Man (4.26)
    both from Hokey Pokey (1975)
  17.  — : For Shame of Doing Wrong (4.43)
  18.  — : Night Comes In (8.08)
    both from Pour Down Like Silver (1975)

CD 2

  1. Richard & Linda Thompson: Dimming of the Day / Dargai (7.14)
    from Pour Down Like Silver (1975)
  2.  — : A Heart Needs a Home (4.03)
    from (guitar, vocal) (1975)
  3.  — : Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart (4.40)
  4.  — : Strange Affair (3.07)
    both from First Light (1978)
  5.  — : Sunnyvista (4.23)
  6.  — : Sisters (4.48)
    both from Sunnyvista (1979)
  7. Richard Thompson: Rockin' in Rhythm (2.43)
    from Strict Tempo! (1981)
  8. Richard & Linda Thompson: Did She Jump or Was She Pushed (4.46)
  9.  — : Man in Need (3.33)
  10.  — : Shoot Out the Lights (5.19)
  11.  — : Wall of Death (3.43)
  12.  — : Walking on a Wire (5.25)
    all five from Shoot Out the Lights (1982)
  13. Richard Thompson: Tear Stained Letter (4.41)
  14.  — : How I Wanted To (5.10)
  15.  — : Hand of Kindness (6.02)
    all three from Hand of Kindness (1983)
  16.  — : Beat the Retreat (Live) (4.55)
    from Small Town Romance (1984)
  17.  — : I Ain't Going to Drag My Feet No More (4.18)
    from Across a Crowded Room (1985)

CD 3

  1. Richard Thompson: Little Blue Number (3.02)
  2.  — : She Twists the Knife Again (3.10)
    both from Across a Crowded Room (1985)
  3.  — : Valerie (4.18)
    from Daring Adventures (1986)
  4.  — : Turning of the Tide (2.55)
  5.  — : I Still Dream (5.06)
  6.  — : Waltzing's for Dreamers (4.04)
    all three from Amnesia (1988)
  7.  — : Read About Love (3.33)
  8.  — : I Feel So Good (3.20)
  9.  — : I Misunderstood (4.04)
  10.  — : 1952 Vincent Black Lightning (4.42)
    all three from Rumor and Sigh (1991)
  11.  — : Put Your Trust in Me (3.47)
    from Sweet Talker (1991)
  12.  — : From Galway to Graceland (Live) (4.44)
    from Watching the Dark (1993)
  13.  — : I Can't Wake Up to Save My Life (3.12)
  14.  — : MGB-GT (3.37)
  15.  — : Mingus Eyes (4.47)
  16.  — : Beeswing (5.31)
  17.  — : Taking My Business Elsewhere (4.26)
  18.  — : King of Bohemia (3.43)
    all six from Mirror Blue (1994)
  19. Richard Thompson with Danny Thompson: Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me (Live) (4.08)
    from Live at Crawley 1993 (1995)
  20. Richard Thompson: Razor Dance (Voltage Enhanced) (2.39)
    from You? Me? Us? (1996)

CD 4

  1. Richard Thompson: Hide It Away (Voltage Enhanced) (4.22)
    from You? Me? Us? (1996)
  2. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: Last Shift (3.54)
  3.  — : Big Chimney (4.37)
  4.  — : Lotteryland (2.51)
    all three from Industry (1997)
  5. Richard Thompson: Persuasion (Live) (4.12)
    from Celtschmerz (1997)
  6.  — : Cooksferry Queen (4.12)
  7.  — : Bathsheba Smiles (3.55)
    both from Mock Tudor (1999)
  8.  — : Hard on Me (Live) (12.18)
    from Semi-Deatached Mock Tudor (2002)
  9.  — : Gethsemane (6.02)
  10.  — : A Love You Can't Survive (5.28)
    both from The Old Kit Bag (2003)
  11.  — : A Legal Matter (Live) (3.15)
    from 1000 Years of Popular Music (2003)
  12.  — : Main Title From Grizzly Man (3.57)
    from Grizzly Man (2005)
  13.  — : Al Bowlly's in Heaven (Live) (5.29)
    from Live from Austin TX (2005)
  14.  — : I'll Never Give It Up (3.22)
  15.  — : Dad's Gonna Kill Me (5.15)
  16.  — : She Sang Angels to Rest (3.23)
    all three from Sweet Warrior (2007)