Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

This day in history – Boston Globe

Friday, December 19th, 2014

This day in history
Boston Globe
Saturday, Dec. 20, is the 354th day of 2014. There are 11 days left in the year. Birthdays: Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam is 87. Actor John Hillerman is 82. Rock musician Peter Criss is 69. Producer Dick Wolf (“Law Order”) is 68.

Interview: Billy Bragg And The Horrors Talk Music, London And Politics – Londonist

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Londonist

Interview: Billy Bragg And The Horrors Talk Music, London And Politics
Londonist
At the recent XFM Winter Wonderland, we got the opportunity to head back stage and interview some of the artists on the bill. First, we spoke to singer, songwriter, activist and east Londoner, Billy Bragg, who has been rumoured to be putting his name ...
Billy Bragg - A New England (live at XFM Winter Wonderland with Mountain Dew ...Xfm
XFM'S Winter Wonderland at Brixton Academy | Live reviewThe Upcoming
XFM Winter Wonderland @ Brixton Academy, London - 17/12/2014Gigwise

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Billy Bragg on Taylor Swift, U2 + The Smiths – Gigwise

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Billy Bragg on Taylor Swift, U2 + The Smiths
Gigwise
Billy Bragg has discussed Taylor Swift's decision to remove her music from Spotify in a new interview with Gigwise, saying "If you believe passionately that music shouldn't be available for free, then you should be pulling it off of YouTube." Watch ...

Billy Bragg: My Gold Records Are In My Basement! – Xfm

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Xfm

Billy Bragg: My Gold Records Are In My Basement!
Xfm
XFM's Jo Good caught up with our Inspiration Award winner Billy Bragg backstage at the O2 Academy Brixton and the iconic singer admitted he's chuffed to pick up the gong. "It's always nice to be recognised, particularly if its the Inspiration Award ...

Video Vault: Billy T, Billy Bragg and Goodnight Kiwi – Stuff.co.nz

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Video Vault: Billy T, Billy Bragg and Goodnight Kiwi
Stuff.co.nz
Another Billy popular with Kiwi audiences celebrates a birthday on Saturday. English singer/songwriter Billy Bragg, who will be blowing out 57 candles, is a frequent visitor to New Zealand. On his 1987 concert tour here he shot this interview for music ...

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Listen: ‘The Gambler’ Soundtrack Features M83, Pulp, Timber Timbre & More – Indie Wire (blog)

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Listen: 'The Gambler' Soundtrack Features M83, Pulp, Timber Timbre & More
Indie Wire (blog)
The film also includes a lot of covers: Billy Bragg covering Bob Dylan (“Don't Think Twice, It's Alright”), dub reggae group Easy Star All Stars covering Pink Floyd twice (“Money” and “Time”), and Scala & Kolacny Brothers' choral/vocal cover of ...

Billy Graham Evangelical Response Team Helping Restore Peace in Ferguson – TWC News

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

TWC News

Billy Graham Evangelical Response Team Helping Restore Peace in Ferguson
TWC News
NORTH CAROLINA -- Dozens of North Carolinians are helping to restore the peace in Ferguson, Missouri. The Billy Graham Evangelical Association's rapid response team headed straight into the middle of riots and violence last month, just days after the ...

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Bob Dylan: Basement Tapes and Free-Floating Stanzas – Paste Magazine

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Paste Magazine

Bob Dylan: Basement Tapes and Free-Floating Stanzas
Paste Magazine
... The Basement Tapes Complete and of The New Basement Tapes, on which Elvis Costello, T-Bone Burnett and company try to do for Dylan's leftover 1967 lyrics what Billy Bragg and Wilco did for Woody Guthrie's leftovers on Mermaid Avenue. Dylan himself ...

Royal Blood join the line-up for the XFM Winter Wonderland – Digital Spy UK

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Digital Spy UK

Royal Blood join the line-up for the XFM Winter Wonderland
Digital Spy UK
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, The Horrors, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Billy Bragg, To Kill A King and Billy The Kid are all also scheduled to perform at the event. Limited tickets for the XFM Winter Wonderland are available for £29.99. The event ...

Royal Blood added to XFM Winter Wonderland – Gigwise

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Gigwise

Royal Blood added to XFM Winter Wonderland
Gigwise
The evening will also see performances from Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, The Horrors, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Billy Bragg, To Kill A King and Billy The Kid. This will be one of the band's final gigs of the year, before they play the Bierkeller ...
Royal Blood added to line-up for XFM's Winter WonderlandNME.com
Royal Blood join the line-up for XFM Winter Wonderland in LondonDigital Spy UK
Booking now: Royal Blood to perform at XFM's Winter WonderlandDIY Magazine
Stereoboard.com -Live4ever
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Woody Guthrie’s NYC years come alive in new recording – USA TODAY

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

USA TODAY

Woody Guthrie's NYC years come alive in new recording
USA TODAY
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — When Nora Guthrie conceives a publication or recording about the life of her father, Woody, she always likes to include at least one fact that will be news to her folksinger brother, Arlo. She delivers in My Name Is New York, the ...

Trad Music Awards: Martyn Bennett Story victorious – Scotsman

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Scotsman

Trad Music Awards: Martyn Bennett Story victorious
Scotsman
Edinburgh-based writer and producer Jim Sutherland, who has worked with the likes of Billy Bragg, Emmylou Harris, The Chieftains, Mumford & Sons, and Van Morrison, won the composer of the year award for a two-year project, Struileag, to celebrate the ...

Johnny Marr still chasing making a perfect 45 – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Johnny Marr still chasing making a perfect 45
Sydney Morning Herald
Billy Bragg – Walk Away Renee (Version) : acoustic guitar casually picked and ever so pretty, Marr was just "doodling" in the studio and Bragg was inspired to lay on a new lyric that sits alongside the quietly sad melody he was hearing. The Smiths ...

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Virtually famous: Catfish and the Bottlemen – Evening Standard

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Evening Standard

Virtually famous: Catfish and the Bottlemen
Evening Standard
... appearing at virtually every festival going last summer. It led to their spiky, tuneful debut album, The Balcony, hitting the top 10 with little media buzz in September. Next up is an appearance on a bill with Frank Turner, Billy Bragg and The ...

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Chris Wood, Selby Town Hall, December 13 – The Press, York

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

The Press, York

Chris Wood, Selby Town Hall, December 13
The Press, York
Throughout his career, independence has been balanced by collaboration, working with the likes of Andy Cutting and Jean François Vrod, as well as Eliza and Martin Carthy, Dizraeli and Billy Bragg in roots supergroup The Imagined Village. “Chris's work ...

The Horrors share live footage from Manchester gig in ‘Change My Mind’ video … – NME.com

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

NME.com

The Horrors share live footage from Manchester gig in 'Change My Mind' video ...
NME.com
They will appear alongside Billy Bragg, Catfish & The Bottlemen, To Kill A King, Billy The Kid and headliner Frank Turner at London's O2 Academy Brixton on December 17. Bragg will be awarded the XFM Inspiration Award on the evening. Tickets are on sale ...

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Sticky Carpet: hello again festival season and goodbye to some old friends – WA today

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

WA today

Sticky Carpet: hello again festival season and goodbye to some old friends
WA today
News also arrived that legendary keyboardist from the Small Faces and Faces, Ian McLagan, who collaborated with the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg and Wilco, among others, suffered a stroke and died aged 69.

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Kasabian: ‘We’ve always been the band that people get wrong’ – NME.com

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

NME.com

Kasabian: 'We've always been the band that people get wrong'
NME.com
Pizzorno discussed Billy Bragg's remarks that Kasabian "are there to remind us how true Spinal Tap was" from earlier this year. He said: "It's always disappointing when someone like him stoops to that level, portrays themselves in that way. It's a ...

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Nothing compares to Sinn Fein for Sinead… but do pop stars and politicians … – Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Belfast Telegraph

Nothing compares to Sinn Fein for Sinead... but do pop stars and politicians ...
Belfast Telegraph
The most famous members of Red Wedge were Billy Bragg and Paul Weller. Some would argue that Weller's involvement with the Wedge was the kiss of death to his career at the time with The Style Council. He faced criticism, sometimes from fellow ...

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Woody Guthrie’s NYC years comes alive in new recording – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Woody Guthrie's NYC years comes alive in new recording
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Two of the CDs are narrated by Nora Guthrie, 64, who over the past 20 years has revived her father's legacy by finding popular artists, like Billy Bragg and Jackson Browne, to record some of the some 3,000 songs he wrote. Those two CDs, recorded with ...

Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 14-20 – The Denver Post

Monday, December 8th, 2014

The Denver Post

Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 14-20
The Denver Post
Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss is 69. Musician Alan Parsons is 66. Actress Jenny Agutter is 62. Singer Billy Bragg is 57. Singer-bassist Mike Watt (The Minutemen, fIREHOSE) is 57. Country singer Kris Tyler is 50. Singer Chris Robinson of Black Crowes ...

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Frank Turner begins recording sixth solo album in Nashville – NME.com

Monday, December 8th, 2014

NME.com

Frank Turner begins recording sixth solo album in Nashville
NME.com
Turner announced the news via an Instagram photo posted on Saturday (December 6). The frontman said that he and his band, The Sleeping Souls, are in Nashville working with producer Butch Walker – whose production credits include Taylor Swift, The ...
Frank Turner begins work on sixth albumDIY Magazine

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More than a feminist furore over Hozier’s appearance at Victoria’s Secret … – Irish Times

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Irish Times

More than a feminist furore over Hozier's appearance at Victoria's Secret ...
Irish Times
Why did we bother learning the lyrics to all those Billy Bragg songs? It looks as if Hugh Hefner, Larry Flynt and the rest of the raunch merchants were just biding their time for a later, successful counter-insurgency. Oh well. I suppose a man named ...

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Fresh Air Remembers British Rock Keyboardist Ian McLagan – NPR

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Radio.com News

Fresh Air Remembers British Rock Keyboardist Ian McLagan
NPR
McLagan, who died at 69, helped define the sound of '60s British rock with his bands Small Faces and Faces. He toured with the Rolling Stones, Dylan and Billy Bragg. He appeared on Fresh Air in 2004. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial ...
Ian McLagan 1945-2014Complete Music Update
Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In RemembranceRock Cellar Magazine
Faces keyboard player Ian McLagan dies at 69Scotsman
Sunday World -Business Standard -Cashbox Magazine Canada
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Ian McLagan: Billy Bragg leads tributes to Faces and Small Faces keyboardist … – Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Belfast Telegraph

Ian McLagan: Billy Bragg leads tributes to Faces and Small Faces keyboardist ...
Belfast Telegraph
The group parted ways in 1975, and McLagan began his career as the ultimate session musician, collaborating with Bragg, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry and Frank Black, to name a few. McLagan's wife Kim, who was the ex-wife of ...
Billy Bragg: the privilege of playing with Ian McLaganThe Guardian (blog)
Ian McLagan dead: Faces and Small Faces keyboardist dies suddenly after ...The Independent
Sixties rocker Ian McLagan dies aged 69 after suffering a strokeExpress.co.uk
Mirror.co.uk -The Inquisitr -BBC News
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