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Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift for Google comments – Express.co.uk

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Express.co.uk

Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift for Google comments
Express.co.uk
Bragg then accused her of misleading fans because he believed she had a secret deal with technology giant Google to join the company's new YouTube Music Key streaming service. The musician has now issued an apology on Facebook.com, insisted he ...
Billy Bragg Apologises To Taylor Swift After Spotify “Power Play” CommentsMusic Feeds
Billy Bragg Apologises To Taylor Swift Over Google Deal ClaimtheMusic
Billy Bragg apologizes to Taylor Swift for Google/Spotify commentsSFGate (blog)
Digital Music News -Gigwise -Noisey (blog)
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Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers “full support” in “fight for … – Complete Music Update

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers "full support" in "fight for ...
Complete Music Update
Earlier this week, calling out Swift for bailing on Spotify over its freemium level, but then seemingly getting into bed with YouTube's equivalent, Bragg wrote on Facebook: “What a shame that Taylor Swift's principled stand against those who would give ...

Billy Bragg Says Sorry For Accusing Taylor Swift Of Selling Her Soul To Google – Beauty World News

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Beauty World News

Billy Bragg Says Sorry For Accusing Taylor Swift Of Selling Her Soul To Google
Beauty World News
"What a shame that Taylor Swift's principled stand against those who would give her music away for free has turned out to be nothing more than a corporate powerplay," Bragg wrote. He added, "She should just be honest with her fans and say 'sorry, but ...

Billy Bragg Apologises To Taylor Swift After Spotify “Power Play” Comments – Music Feeds

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Music Feeds

Billy Bragg Apologises To Taylor Swift After Spotify “Power Play” Comments
Music Feeds
Earlier this week, Bragg publicly criticised Swift and accused her of acting hypocritically, claiming she masked her decision to pull music from Spotify as “some sort of altruistic gesture in solidarity with struggling music makers” and suggested that ...
Billy Bragg Apologises To Taylor Swift Over Google Deal ClaimtheMusic
Billy Bragg Apologizes to Taylor Swift, Says YouTube Featured Her Music in ...Digital Music News
Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift after Spotify rowGigwise
Noisey (blog) -Saskatoon StarPhoenix -Exclaim!
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Doug Camilli: Billy Bragg backtracks on Taylor Swift – Montreal Gazette

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Doug Camilli: Billy Bragg backtracks on Taylor Swift
Montreal Gazette
On Tuesday, Billy Bragg denounced Taylor Swift as dishonest and greedy. Yesterday he backed right down from the claim. Via Facebook, the British singer asserted Tuesday that Swift's much-publicized ditching and denouncing of Spotify, the music service, ...

Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift for saying she ‘sold her soul to Google’ – NME.com

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

NME.com

Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift for saying she 'sold her soul to Google'
NME.com
Bragg adds: "My criticism was based on the fact that Swift's back catalogue was the central feature of a demonstration of the Music Key services given to journalists in London last week... In response to specific questions about Swift's music ...

Billy Bragg defends Spotify, calls out Taylor Swift’s “corporate power play” – A.V. Club Austin

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Billy Bragg defends Spotify, calls out Taylor Swift's “corporate power play”
A.V. Club Austin
But Swift might be pulling a bit of sleight-of-hand by quietly adding her music to YouTube's new subscription-based music service as she decries the competition, a move that was loudly called out by outspoken English singer-songwriter Billy Bragg ...
Taylor Swift sold soul to Google, says Billy BraggSydney Morning Herald
Taylor Swift's power play, Billy Bragg's protest — and why Steve Albini ...Salon
Taylor Swift has sold her soulto Google, says Billy BraggFasterLouder
Music Feeds -Starpulse.com -Examiner.com
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BILLY BRAGG CALLS OUT TAYLOR SWIFT FOR ‘SELLING HER SOUL TO … – Baeble Music (blog)

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

BILLY BRAGG CALLS OUT TAYLOR SWIFT FOR 'SELLING HER SOUL TO ...
Baeble Music (blog)
... to her (thoroughly undramatic) relationships just farming for something that hints at scandal, and she's so damn shiny and cute that the mere suggestion of tarnish is instant click bait (you're not here because you saw Billy Bragg's name in the ...

Billy Bragg Falsely Accuses Taylor Swift of Promoting YouTube Music – Digital Music News

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Digital Music News

Billy Bragg Falsely Accuses Taylor Swift of Promoting YouTube Music
Digital Music News
As I stated yesterday, Taylor Swift's catalogue isn't available on the free version of YouTube Music. Multiple publications are claiming that Swift's back catalogue will be available on YouTube Music Key and that 1989 won't be available at all. This ...

“Google are going after Spotify and Taylor Swift has just chosen sides,” says … – hypebot.com

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

"Google are going after Spotify and Taylor Swift has just chosen sides," says ...
hypebot.com
image from www.celebrityaccess.com Singer and activist Billy Bragg has taken exception to Taylor Swift's decision to remove her music from Spotify, calling the move a part of a "corporate power play" between Google and Spotify. In a post on his ...

Taylor Swift responds to Billy Bragg’s criticism of her Spotify move – WRTV Indianapolis

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

WRTV Indianapolis

Taylor Swift responds to Billy Bragg's criticism of her Spotify move
WRTV Indianapolis
TAYLOR SWIFT has denied she removed her songs from music-streaming service Spotify because of a "corporate power play" following an accusation by rocker BILLY BRAGG. The Love Story singer hit headlines earlier this month (Nov14) when she ...

Taylor Swift’s power play, Billy Bragg’s protest — and why Steve Albini … – Salon

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Salon

Taylor Swift's power play, Billy Bragg's protest — and why Steve Albini ...
Salon
Folk rocker Billy Bragg joined in the online streaming debate yesterday on his Facebook page, calling Taylor Swift's recent criticism of Spotify and her decision to pull her back catalog from the streaming service a “corporate power play” since her ...
Billy Bragg defends Spotify, calls out Taylor Swift's “corporate power play”A.V. Club Austin
Taylor Swift sold soul to Google, says Billy BraggSydney Morning Herald
Billy Bragg Calls Hypocrisy On Taylor Swift's Spotify SnubMusic Feeds
Baeble Music (blog) -Digital Music News -theMusic
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Billy Bragg Calls Out Taylor Swift’s Spotify Stance – Clash Magazine

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Clash Magazine

Billy Bragg Calls Out Taylor Swift's Spotify Stance
Clash Magazine
Returning with perhaps the year's biggest albums, Taylor Swift decided to delay placing '1989' on popular streaming service Spotify. In interviews, the American artist asserted that music should be valued, and that she didn't want her project to be ...

Billy Bragg accuses Taylor Swift of “corporate power play” – Complete Music Update

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Billy Bragg accuses Taylor Swift of “corporate power play”
Complete Music Update
Billy Bragg has accused Taylor Swift's stand against Spotify as being “nothing more than a corporate power play”, suggesting that she had in fact been paid by Google to promote its new YouTube Music Key subscription service. Writing on Facebook ...

Taylor Swift denies Google deal is behind her leaving Spotify after Billy … – The Independent

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

The Independent

Taylor Swift denies Google deal is behind her leaving Spotify after Billy ...
The Independent
But while many supported her decision, singer-songwriter Billy Bragg criticised it as “corporate power play” and claimed that fans would soon see Swift's tunes on Google's similar new service. “On pulling her music from Spotify recently, [Swift] made a ...

English singer Billy Bragg feels Taylor Swift ‘sold her soul’ to Google – Daily News & Analysis

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Daily News & Analysis

English singer Billy Bragg feels Taylor Swift 'sold her soul' to Google
Daily News & Analysis
English singer Billy Bragg has recently accused Taylor Swift of not being honest with her fans, as according to him she was offered more money, so she 'sold her soul' to Google. The English singer wrote on his Facebook account that it was a shame that ...

Billy Bragg Says Taylor Swift Sold Her Soul to Google, Her Reps Claim She Didn’t – Billboard

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Billboard

Billy Bragg Says Taylor Swift Sold Her Soul to Google, Her Reps Claim She Didn't
Billboard
Outspoken English singer-songwriter Billy Bragg is calling BS on Taylor Swift's highly publicized decision to pull her music from Spotify, saying she's just simply chosen one streaming service over another. After seeing that some of Swift's music is ...

Taylor Swift has sold her soulto Google, says Billy Bragg – FasterLouder

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

FasterLouder

Taylor Swift has sold her soulto Google, says Billy Bragg
FasterLouder
The move appears to have helped with 1989 fast becoming the first 2014 album to sell over a million copies, but English rabble-rouser Billy Bragg has lashed out against the pop star accusing her of selling her soul to Google. In a Facebook post, Bragg ...
Billy Bragg defends Spotify, calls out Taylor Swift's “corporate power play”A.V. Club Austin
Taylor Swift's power play, Billy Bragg's protest — and why Steve Albini ...Salon
Taylor Swift sold soul to Google, says Billy BraggSydney Morning Herald
Music Feeds -Digital Music News -theMusic
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Billy Bragg Calls Out Taylor Swift On Spotify Snub – theMusic

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

theMusic

Billy Bragg Calls Out Taylor Swift On Spotify Snub
theMusic
Acclaimed English musician Billy Bragg has called out international pop sensation Taylor Swift on her recent decsion to pull her music from streaming giant Spotify, questioning her decision to team-up with YouTube's new streaming service Music Key.
Taylor Swift has sold her soulto Google, says Billy BraggFasterLouder
Taylor Swift sold soul to Google, says Billy BraggThe Age
Billy Bragg Says Taylor Swift Sold Her Soul to Google, Her Reps Claim She Didn'tBillboard
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Spotify boosting staff by a third – 3News NZ

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

3News NZ

Spotify boosting staff by a third
3News NZ
Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg accused Swift's decision of being a business move, as her content is still available for streaming on Google-owned YouTube's Music Key service. "What a shame that Taylor Swift's principled stand against those who would ...

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Billy Bragg acusa a Taylor Swift de haber retirado su catálogo de Spotify para … – abcdesevilla.es

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

abcdesevilla.es

Billy Bragg acusa a Taylor Swift de haber retirado su catálogo de Spotify para ...
abcdesevilla.es
El cantante británico de folk Billy Bragg ha acusado a Taylor Swift de haber «vendido su alma a Google», ya que, según él, la artista norteamericana retiró todos sus discos de Spotify por un acuerdo de exclusividad con esta compañía«por una enorme ...

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Wilco: Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 – Paste Magazine

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Paste Magazine

Wilco: Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014
Paste Magazine
The band's eight studio LPs, and two Mermaid Avenue collaborations with Billy Bragg, chart a sort of evolution, from tentative first steps on A.M., their blowzy 1995 debut after the demise of Uncle Tupelo the previous year, to the sophisticated blend ...
LISTEN: Wilco - Blasting FondaThe Quietus
Wilco share rare track 'Blasting Fonda'Music News
Wilco Marks 20 Years with Two Special Releases Out Now on Nonesuch RecordsNonesuch Records

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Taylor Swift’s Spotify snub a ‘corporate power play’, says Billy Bragg – The Guardian

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The Guardian

Taylor Swift's Spotify snub a 'corporate power play', says Billy Bragg
The Guardian
Billy Bragg has dismissed Taylor Swift's decision to remove her music from Spotify as “nothing more than a corporate power play” after YouTube said the singer's catalogue would be made available through the streaming service's new rival, Google's ...
Billy Bragg calls out Taylor Swift for 'selling her soul' to GoogleNew York Daily News
Taylor Swift 'sold soul to Google', says Billy BraggBBC News
Billy Bragg Calls Bullshit on Taylor Swift's Spotify BoycottNoisey (blog)
Death and Taxes -NME.com
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What makes a Coventrian ? New online tool reveals what separates us from the … – Coventry Telegraph

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Coventry Telegraph

What makes a Coventrian ? New online tool reveals what separates us from the ...
Coventry Telegraph
If not singing, we appear to be listening - to the likes of Billy Bragg, Joan Baez and UB40. YouGov also tells us that common interests are likely to include Birmingham, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon and the Sky Blues. And speaking of Coventry City ...

Former Blue Point, Ken Stewart’s manager joins staff of Music Box Supper Club – The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com (blog)

Monday, November 17th, 2014

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com (blog)

Former Blue Point, Ken Stewart's manager joins staff of Music Box Supper Club
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com (blog)
It has quickly developed a reputation for being a great local music venue, bringing in a diverse roster of talent including Billy Bragg, Mary Black, Macy Gray and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint. The venue's supper club component ...

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