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Each week, Mountain Stage artistic director and co-founder Larry Groce handpicks the Song of The Week from the two-hour broadcast. An excerpt is heard every Friday morning during West Virginia Morning on WVPB Radio.

Listen: Richard Thompson has our Song of the Week from his Mountain Stage performance in 2001

Brian Blauser
Mountain Stage Archive
Richard Thompson performs on Mountain Stage in 2001.

This week our look back in the archives continues with an episode from 2001 featuring Richard Thompson, Richard Bona, Rodney Crowell, John Mayall, and Olu Dara. Join us starting Friday, January 21 on our NPR Music affiliates.

Our Song of the Week comes from British folk-rock icon Richard Thompson, with his moving performance of "From Galway to Graceland," recorded in April 2001.

Richard Thompson-Galway To Graceland, live on Mountain Stage
From 2001: Richard Thompson performing "Galway to Graceland" on Mountain Stage
Richard Thompson, 2001

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