The tale of “Balloon Boy” is increasingly bizarre–a missing kid, a runaway homemade helium-filled balloon, accusations of a hoax, all from this twister-chasing family featured on “Wife Swap.” Oh, and Mr. and Mrs. Balloon Boy claim to be descended from aliens.
For more than four decades, Thompson has distinguished himself as a guitarist, songwriter and singer. His latest box set is filled with great songs from throughout his career, but it’s no simple hits collection. That’s because Thompson hasn’t had any. Some appreciation for Thompson — and other unappreciated greats.