Billy Bragg and Joe Henry review – just the ticket – The Guardian

August 21st, 2016

The Guardian

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry review – just the ticket
The Guardian
Earlier this year, Billy Bragg and American singer-songwriter Joe Henry took a 2,700-mile train ride across the US, from Chicago to Los Angeles, along the way recording songs that reflect the railroad's impact on the nation's social and cultural life ...

Making Tracks: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry Turn a Rail Trip into a Record of Forgotten America – Acoustic Guitar

August 19th, 2016

Acoustic Guitar

Making Tracks: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry Turn a Rail Trip into a Record of Forgotten America
Acoustic Guitar
In their 25-year friendship, British folksinger Billy Bragg and his American cohort Joe Henry have performed only a handful of gigs together and recorded just one duet, “Dark as a Dungeon,” which appeared on Henry's 1994 EP Fireman's Wedding. But on ...

The media lied: Billy Bragg DOES support Corbyn, he just hates the establishment [TWEETS] – The Canary

August 19th, 2016

The Canary

The media lied: Billy Bragg DOES support Corbyn, he just hates the establishment [TWEETS]
The Canary
On 16 August, The Times alleged that political songwriter Billy Bragg had now turned on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a man he had once supported. But Bragg soon tried his best to stop this suggestion from spreading, in spite of other media outlets ...

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Review: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry share a stage at intimate London … – Digital Journal

August 18th, 2016

Digital Journal

Review: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry share a stage at intimate London ...
Digital Journal
English singer/songwriter Bragg and American folk musician Henry played songs off their forthcoming collaboration — as well as some of their solo material ...
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Momentum launches “special event” timed with Labour’s conference … – New Statesman

August 18th, 2016

New Statesman

Momentum launches "special event" timed with Labour's conference ...
New Statesman
Labour party supporters may have seen their party divided this summer, but some have hoped it will all be patched up after the highlight of the year - conference.

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Billy Bragg: the Times twisted my words by claiming I don’t back Jeremy Corbyn – The Guardian

August 16th, 2016

The Guardian

Billy Bragg: the Times twisted my words by claiming I don't back Jeremy Corbyn
The Guardian
Billy Bragg has accused the Times of twisting his words in a report claiming the leftwing musician thought Jeremy Corbyn was unable to reach enough of the electorate to become an effective political force. In response to a Times article published on ...
Billy Bragg insists he still backs Jeremy Corbyn after warning the Labour leader is stuck in the pastTelegraph.co.uk
Billy Bragg says Jeremy Corbyn's stuck in the past as Labour leader joins rail union protestDaily Mail
Billy Bragg turns on '20th Century Labour man' Jeremy CorbynMetro
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Billy Bragg insists he still backs Jeremy Corbyn after warning the Labour leader is stuck in the past – Telegraph.co.uk

August 16th, 2016

Telegraph.co.uk

Billy Bragg insists he still backs Jeremy Corbyn after warning the Labour leader is stuck in the past
Telegraph.co.uk
The left wing singer Billy Bragg has said he still backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader after warning that he was stuck in the past. Bragg, who has previously supported Mr Corbyn on a number of occasions, described him as a “20th Century Labour man” ...
Billy Bragg: the Times twisted my words by claiming I don't back Jeremy CorbynThe Guardian
Billy Bragg says Jeremy Corbyn's stuck in the past as Labour leader joins rail union protestDaily Mail
Campaigning singer Billy Bragg backs Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader - despite saying he's stuck in pastScottish Daily Record
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Exclusive! Watch Billy Bragg & Joe Henry’s “Hobo’s Lullaby” video + … – Uncut.co.uk

August 15th, 2016

Uncut.co.uk

Exclusive! Watch Billy Bragg & Joe Henry's "Hobo's Lullaby" video + ...
Uncut.co.uk
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry have shared the video for “Hobo's Lullaby“, which is taken from their forthcoming collaborative album, Shine A Light – Field Recordings ...
Billy Bragg has been riding the American railroad and is ready to ...ChronicleLive
Billy Bragg And Joe Henry Extend Shine A Light Tour - StereoboardStereoboard.com

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‘Mixing Pop and Politics’ with Billy Bragg – Holyrood.com

August 15th, 2016

Holyrood.com

'Mixing Pop and Politics' with Billy Bragg
Holyrood.com
Billy Bragg once wrote about ”mixing pop and politics” in the song 'the Great Leap Forward' from his 1980s 'Workers' Playtime' album that for many sums up the work of the man who burst onto the scene in that decade as a singer-songwriter. Bragg's ...

Billy Bragg on hope and love in an uncertain age – Herald Scotland

August 13th, 2016

Herald Scotland

Billy Bragg on hope and love in an uncertain age
Herald Scotland
BILLY Bragg believes you have to be an optimist to be a person of the left. That may explain why he re-joined the Labour Party last year, following Jeremy Corbyn's election as leader. "I felt I'd been singing about this stuff all these years and now ...
Lindsay Razaq: Labour movie would have a great plot, but no box office cloutThe Sunday Post

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Exclusive: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry’s ‘Hobo’s Lullaby’ video is a love letter to trains – Los Angeles Times

August 12th, 2016

Los Angeles Times

Exclusive: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry's 'Hobo's Lullaby' video is a love letter to trains
Los Angeles Times
Singer-songwriters and longtime friends Billy Bragg and Joe Henry hopped a train in Chicago in March and spent the next several days riding the rails on a 2,728-mile journey to Los Angeles, during which they recorded 13 songs referencing trains and ...
Review: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry to release an album of country songsDigital Journal

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An evening with Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at Lincoln – Market Rasen Mail

August 4th, 2016

Market Rasen Mail

An evening with Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at Lincoln
Market Rasen Mail
In March, Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, guitars in hand, boarded a Los Angeles-bound train at Chicago's Union Station looking to reconnect with the culture of railroad travel and the music it inspired. Winding along 2,728 miles of track over four days ...

Book Festival for music lovers: Wilko Johnson, Billy Bragg and more share their stories – The List

August 4th, 2016

The List

Book Festival for music lovers: Wilko Johnson, Billy Bragg and more share their stories
The List
Elsewhere, Billy Bragg (Sun 14 Aug) talks about A Lover Sings, his book of collected lyrics, while the Charlatans' lead singer Tim Burgess (Thu 18 Aug, hosted by Ian Rankin) has just released his second book Tim Book Two: Vinyl Adventures, which tells ...

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry coming to the Playhouse – Worksop … – Worksop Today

August 1st, 2016

Worksop Today

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry coming to the Playhouse - Worksop ...
Worksop Today
Troubadors and songsmiths Billy Bragg and Joe Henry are hitting the road together for the Shine A Light Tour.

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A noite em que Billy Bragg desafiou o ‘Brexit’ em Sines – Expresso

July 31st, 2016

Expresso

A noite em que Billy Bragg desafiou o 'Brexit' em Sines
Expresso
Billy Bragg disse que os outros músicos podem ter trazido as suas guitarras e instrumentos tradicionais ao Festival Músicas do Mundo mas que ele preferia trazer o seu tempo – o clima britânico entenda-se – nublado e sombrio, que de repente interrompeu ...
O planeta da música promete voltar para o anoDiário de Notícias - Lisboa

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Joe Henry and Billy Bragg On Their Forthcoming “Railroad Record,” Shine A Light – American Songwriter

July 28th, 2016

American Songwriter

Joe Henry and Billy Bragg On Their Forthcoming “Railroad Record,” Shine A Light
American Songwriter
British folk icon Billy Bragg and Americana stalwart Joe Henry teamed up this past year to “make a record of the railroad”. The pair boarded the Texas Eagle in Chicago and rode Amtrak's longest stretch of rail down to San Antonio and across to Los Angeles.

Joe Henry and Billy Bragg On Their Forthcoming “Railroad Record,” Shine A Light – American Songwriter

July 28th, 2016

American Songwriter

Joe Henry and Billy Bragg On Their Forthcoming “Railroad Record,” Shine A Light
American Songwriter
British folk icon Billy Bragg and Americana stalwart Joe Henry teamed up this past year to “make a record of the railroad”. The pair boarded the Texas Eagle in Chicago and rode Amtrak's longest stretch of rail down to San Antonio and across to Los Angeles.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will conclude US and UK tour in Lincoln … – Lincolnshire Echo

July 27th, 2016

Lincolnshire Echo

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will conclude US and UK tour in Lincoln ...
Lincolnshire Echo
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will play Lincoln Engine Shed on Saturday, November 19. The Shine A Light tour of the US and the UK is the culmination of a journey ...

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will conclude US and UK tour in Lincoln … – Lincolnshire Echo

July 27th, 2016

Lincolnshire Echo

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will conclude US and UK tour in Lincoln ...
Lincolnshire Echo
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will play Lincoln Engine Shed on Saturday, November 19. The Shine A Light tour of the US and the UK is the culmination of a journey ...

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Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival – NME.com

July 22nd, 2016

NME.com

Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival
NME.com
Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival. Reverend And The Makers will busk in London tomorrow afternoon. Share Tweet Reddit Share. Getty. NME News Desk, 22nd July 2016 ...

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“Young People, This Is Your Miners’ Strike” – We Spoke to Billy Bragg About Saving Britain – Noisey (blog)

July 22nd, 2016

Noisey (blog)

"Young People, This Is Your Miners' Strike" - We Spoke to Billy Bragg About Saving Britain
Noisey (blog)
It's great talking to Billy Bragg about music, because he loves music so much it makes you wish you had anything in your life you loved as much as Billy Bragg loves music. His new album, Shine a Light (a collaboration with Joe Henry), is the sound of a ...

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‘Young People, This Is Your Miners’ Strike’: We Spoke To Billy Bragg About Saving the UK – VICE (blog)

July 22nd, 2016

VICE (blog)

'Young People, This Is Your Miners' Strike': We Spoke To Billy Bragg About Saving the UK
VICE (blog)
It's great talking to Billy Bragg about music, because he loves music so much it makes you wish you had anything in your life you loved as much as Billy Bragg loves music. His new album, Shine a Light (a collaboration with Joe Henry), is the sound of a ...

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Billy Bragg: This Machine Kills Cynics – WNYC

July 20th, 2016

WNYC

Billy Bragg: This Machine Kills Cynics
WNYC
Despite the rise of far-right nationalism in Europe, the more insidious sentiments of xenophobia underlying "Brexit" in his own country, and the thinly-veiled demagoguery of Donald Trump's ambitions to "Make America Great Again," musician Billy Bragg ...

Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival – Oxford Mail

July 20th, 2016

Oxford Mail

Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival
Oxford Mail
Socialist songwriter Billy Bragg, who last headlined Towersey in 2011, will be one of this year's star attractions along with The Wonder Stuff, Kate Rusby and former Ultravox leader singer Midge Ure, from Friday, August 26 to Bank Monday on August 29.

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Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival – The Oxford Times

July 20th, 2016

The Oxford Times

Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival
The Oxford Times
Socialist songwriter Billy Bragg, who last headlined Towersey in 2011, will be one of this year's star attractions along with The Wonder Stuff, Kate Rusby and former Ultravox leader singer Midge Ure, from Friday, August 26 to Bank Monday on August 29.