Danny Thompson

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Birthday
4, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

Double bassist known for his long-time collaboration partnership with Richard Thompson and John Martyn.

Before Fame

He took up guitar, mandolin, trumpet, and trombone before learning how to play double bass.

Trivia

He was the recipient of a 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Family Life

He raised a son named Dan with his wife Daphne.

Associated With

He toured as a bass guitarist with Roy Orbison in 1963.