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Dreams Fly Away: A History of Linda Thompson Now retired from music, Richard Thompson's ex-wife never sang with the radiance of the late Sandy Denny, England's finest contemporary folkie. But...Dreams Fly Away: A History of Linda ThompsonFolk Now retired from music, Richard Thompson's ex-wife never sang with the radiance of the late Sandy Denny, England's finest contemporary folkie. But...1996-08-16
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Dreams Fly Away: A History of Linda Thompson

Genre: Folk; Lead Performer: Linda Thompson

Now retired from music, Richard Thompson’s ex-wife never sang with the radiance of the late Sandy Denny, England’s finest contemporary folkie. But Linda Thompson’s wood-grained, downtrodden voice on Dreams Fly Away perfectly captured life’s aches and burdens, and a wobbly marriage in particular. This career wrap-up set of favorites and rarities, both with and without her ex, is a bummer — but a rich, moving one. A