Wednesday, May 8 2013
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.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Bragg continues a protest song cycle with a very topical entry
Tuesday, December 9 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.
Thursday, June 12 2008
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Monday, April 21 2008
Mr. Love & Justice is, for all its faults, a solid record. But in Bragg's hands, it could have been much more.
Thursday, December 6 2007
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.