Billy Bragg

Born 20 December 1957.
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Billy Bragg chats with Tom Robinson

Tom chats to singer and political activist Billy Bragg.

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Stephen William "Billy" Bragg (born 20 December 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and left-wing activist. His music blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs, and his lyrics mostly deal with political or romantic themes.

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  1. Review of Tooth & Nail

    Tooth & Nail 2013

    Reviewed by Mischa Pearlman
    Bragg conveys truths about his home country like few other songwriters can.
  2. Review of Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions

    Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions 2012

    Reviewed by Ninian Dunnett
    Still digging it: this is musical archaeology that’s full of life.
  3. Review of Mr Love & Justice

    Mr Love & Justice 2008

    Reviewed by Chris White
    He may have retained his fierce integrity and insightful intelligence, but perhaps...
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