WikiNow lets you discover the news you care about, follow the topics that matter to you and share your favourite stories with your friends.

© WikiNow

How Did The Cure Get Their Name? - Radio X

This school band got a bit more serious by the summer of 1976 and Robert Smith, drummer Lol Tolhurst and bassist Michael Dempsey were joined by guitarist Marc Ceccagno and future Cure member Porl Thompson, who fancied himself as something of a ...

How America Fell in Love With The Cure - Observer

All credit is due to the outstanding lineup the group enjoyed at the time, comprised of intrepid leader Robert Smith on guitars and lead vocals, Porl Thompson on lead guitar and keyboards, group co-founder Lol Tolhurst making the permanent move from ...

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 8 - KGMI

Singer Bonnie Raitt is 69. Former “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart is 68. Former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner is 66. Actress Alfre Woodard is 66. Singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones is 64. Guitarist Pearl Thompson (formerly Porl Thompson) of The ...

The Cure Star Porl Thompson Still Can't Believe He Shared A Stage With Plant & Page -

Former The Cure star Porl Thompson still can't believe he toured with Led Zeppelin icons Robert Plant and Jimmy Page 20 years ago. The guitarist, who has changed his name to Pearl Thompson and turned his back on music to dedicate his life to painting, ...

The Cure Star Legally Changes His Name As He Leaves The Music World For Art -

Former The Cure star Porl Thompson has legally changed his name to Pearl and vowed to dedicate the rest of his life to art after selling off stage gear and equipment linked to his former band. The multi-instrumentalist, who co-founded The Cure with ...

Ex-Cure star to exhibit art for the first time -

The musician, who now goes by the name Pearl Thompson, has never exhibited his multi-media paintings before. They will go on display at the Mr. Musichead gallery for three weeks from 5 March (15). Gallery owner Sam Milgrom tells WENN, "He came to an ...

The Cure's Robert Smith says new album is a 'sore point' - The Guardian

... of what is an effectively an album that came out in 2008," Smith explained to Xfm. Like the 2008 album 4:13 Dream, these songs were recorded with a Cure lineup featuring Smith, bassist Simon Gallup, drummer Jason Cooper and guitarist Porl Thompson.

Verse-Chorus-Verse: "Lovesong" - The Cure - PopMatters

Otherwise, please whitelist us in your ad blocker (how?) No thanks. Journalism should be free and ad-free. Lyrics by Robert Smith. Music by Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson, Roger O'Donnell, and Laurence Tolhurst. From Disintegration, Elektra ...

The Cure thrill capacity crowd at Hollywood Bowl -

The Cure thrilled a capacity crowd at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night (May 31) by performing a marathon three-hour set. Frontman Robert Smith and longtime bassist Simon Gallup, drummer Jason Cooper and guitarist Porl Thompson ran through hits ...

Pearl Thompson , previously known as Porl Thompson, is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure.

Pearl Thompson "...through the eyes of birds.".jpg
Pearl Thompson in 2015 featuring new paintings
Background information
Birth name Paul Stephen Thompson
Also known as Pearl Thompson, Porl Thompson
Born (1957-11-08) 8 November 1957 (age 59)
Surrey, England
Origin Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Genres Post-punk, gothic rock, new wave, alternative rock, psychedelic rock, lo-fi, experimental
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, artist
Instruments Guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer, keyboard, piano, saxophone, kazoo, banjo, vocals
Years active 1976–present
Associated acts The Cure
Page and Plant
Shelleyan Orphan
Quietly Torn
Easy Cure
Exotic Pandas
The Glove
Swanson's Daughter
Notable instruments
Schecter Porl Thompson Signature Model

Pearl Thompson (born Paul Stephen Thompson 8 November 1957 in Surrey), previously known as Porl Thompson, is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure.

Pearl Thompson - NAMM 2016

Its always a magic moment at NAMM when chatting with Pearl Thompson!

Porl Thompson

Montage photo et vidéo sur Porl Thompson. Chanson: Friday I'm in love 2014 I don't own any rights, nor for the music, nor for the pictures.

108 Rock Star Guitars: The Porl Thompson Story

See Lisa's guitar story of Porl Thompson in "108 Rock Star Guitars" right here!

Robert Plant/Porl Thompson(The Cure)-Lullaby 1995 HD

The Song Remains The Same - Jimmy Page & Robert Plant (1995)

Live at Irvine Meadows, Irvine California, 3 October 1995 Featuring Porl Thompson (The Cure) and the late Michael Lee.

Porl Thompson's Gibson 175 guitar of The Cure

This is a video describing Porl Thompson's Gibson 175 that he used with The Cure and the Plant and Page tours and how I came to own it.