Articles tagged billy bragg

The 10 Best Early Billy Bragg Songs

As a young man, Billy Bragg reinvented punk rock with songs as fiercely political as they were emotional. Three decades after he released his first album, PopMatters counts down his ten best outings from those early years.

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Billy Bragg Protests Rupert Murdoch

Bragg continues a protest song cycle with a very topical entry

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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2008

Former (or current) members of the Dream Syndicate, Fleetwood Mac, and the Wallflowers are just a few of the best singer-songwriters stepping out on their own this year.

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British spitfire Billy Bragg changes his focus with ‘Mr. Love & Justice’

AUSTIN, Texas - Since he has always demanded truth from politicians and sincerity in music, Billy Bragg presumably wasn’t just pandering to his audience

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22 Apr 2008 // 2:52 AM

Billy Bragg plays politics — and more

AUSTIN, Texas - Billy Bragg stood on stage at the South by Southwest Music Festival with an electric guitar around his neck and a brand-new

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Billy Bragg: Mr. Love & Justice

Mr. Love & Justice is, for all its faults, a solid record. But in Bragg's hands, it could have been much more.

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6 Dec 2007 // 8:58 PM

The Internationale

In recounting the 140-year history of the one-time hymn of the Left, this excellent documentary calls attention to contemporary leftists’ lack of a shared melody.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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