Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

Train Kept A-Rollin’ – Clash Meets Billy Bragg – Clash Magazine

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Clash Magazine

Train Kept A-Rollin' - Clash Meets Billy Bragg
Clash Magazine
Punk/folk troubador Billy Bragg has flirted with Americana in the past on 'Tooth & Nail' and the three 'Mermaid Avenue' collections but on his new album, 'Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad', he establishes himself firmly ...

Billy Bragg, Sara Watkins, Trampled By Turtles and More Featured on Amazon’s ‘Acoustic Christmas’ Playlist – jambands.com

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

jambands.com

Billy Bragg, Sara Watkins, Trampled By Turtles and More Featured on Amazon's 'Acoustic Christmas' Playlist
jambands.com
Amazon has released a new exclusive holiday playlist entitled Acoustic Christmas, with 29 seasonally themed tracks from artists like Billy Bragg, Sara Watkins, Trampled by Turtles, G. Love, Son Little and many more. Along with the playlist, which can ...

Billy Bragg announces new book, Roots, Radicals And Rockers – Uncut.co.uk

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Uncut.co.uk

Billy Bragg announces new book, Roots, Radicals And Rockers
Uncut.co.uk
Billy Bragg has announced details of a new book, Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed The World. It'll be published on June 1, 2017 by Faber. “Against a backdrop of Cold War politics, rock and roll riots and a newly assertive generation of ...

Hull City of Culture 2017: Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to stage … – BBC News

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

BBC News

Hull City of Culture 2017: Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to stage ...
BBC News
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott announce they will stage a stadium concert as part of Hull's City of Culture celebrations.

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Billy Bragg, Joe Henry: duo has been workin’ on the railroad – The Australian

Friday, November 18th, 2016

The Australian

Billy Bragg, Joe Henry: duo has been workin' on the railroad
The Australian
The voice echoing around the grand hall of what used to be Union Station in Nashville, Tennessee, is at odds with its environment. Billy Bragg, the bard of a ...
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at the Nottingham Playhouse: Review ...Nottingham Post
"Wandering men" Billy Bragg & Joe Henry at the Warwick Arts ...The Boar

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A love letter to the lyrics of Levi Stubbs’ Tears by Billy Bragg – Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

A love letter to the lyrics of Levi Stubbs' Tears by Billy Bragg
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
That is not your average opening line. Most pop songs don't get all in your face from the get-go, certainly not with a masterpiece of compact, single-sentence story telling such as this. Billy Bragg dispenses with the pleasantries in favour of a ...

Billy Bragg on Corbyn: “He’s between a rock and a hard place … – GQ.com

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

GQ.com

Billy Bragg on Corbyn: "He's between a rock and a hard place ...
GQ.com
Billy Bragg met up with GQ to talk Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump and Taylor Swift. Here's what we found out.

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REVIEW: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds – Bury Free Press

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Bury Free Press

REVIEW: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds
Bury Free Press
The rawness of Henry's voice against the deep base of Bragg's accompaniment made music with great energy that flowed. Each artist had their own set and these two friends of 30 years both made their own statements on today's political upheavals.

Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc | The Linc – The Linc

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

The Linc

Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc | The Linc
The Linc
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will take to the stage at the Lincoln's Engine Shed later this month. The gig is part of a UK tour, following the ...

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Billy Bragg & Joe Henry [VIDEO] – Acoustic Guitar

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Billy Bragg & Joe Henry [VIDEO]
Acoustic Guitar
Following the 2016 release of Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad (Cooking Vinyl), Billy Bragg and Joe Henry stopped by the Acoustic Guitar Sessions studio to perform the old-timey classic “In the Pines” and John Hartford's ...

Video Exclusive: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry Offer Tips on Getting a Fat Acoustic Guitar Tone – Acoustic Guitar

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Acoustic Guitar

Video Exclusive: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry Offer Tips on Getting a Fat Acoustic Guitar Tone
Acoustic Guitar
Hot on the heels of their joint album Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad (Cooking Vinyl), folk stars Billy Bragg and Joe Henry stopped by the Acoustic Guitar magazine office to shoot an AG Sessions episode and to offer ...

Billy Bragg talks Trump, Cohen and making an album on a train ahead of Nottingham Playhouse gig – Nottingham Post

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Nottingham Post

Billy Bragg talks Trump, Cohen and making an album on a train ahead of Nottingham Playhouse gig
Nottingham Post
Billy Bragg wrote and recorded his latest album on a 2,700 mile train journey across the USA. Ahead of his Nottingham Playhouse show with Joe Henry, he tells Kevin Cooper about the passing of Leonard Cohen, his thoughts on Donald Trump and the ...

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, St George’s Church, Brighton, Thursday, November 10 – The Argus

Monday, November 14th, 2016

The Argus

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, St George's Church, Brighton, Thursday, November 10
The Argus
But Bragg and his collaborator, US musician Joe Henry, showed how these wonderful folk songs still matter. Bragg, not a natural singer, harmonised well with the more able Henry on some of the best tunes in the genre, from Jimmie Rodgers' Waitin' For A ...
Billy Bragg and Joe HenryMusic News

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry – Music-News.com – Music News

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Music News

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry - Music-News.com
Music News
From the moment the taxi pulled up to the unassuming building that is St George's Church in Brighton I knew we had an interesting night ahead of us. Billy Bragg ...
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, St George's Church, Brighton, Thursday ...The Argus

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Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, St Georges Church, Brighton – The Arts Desk

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

The Arts Desk

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, St Georges Church, Brighton
The Arts Desk
The day after Trump won the US presidential election was always going to be an interesting day for a concert by Billy Bragg and his American cohort Joe Henry. Bragg's 1986 Song “Help Save the Youth of America” is, for instance, given added power by ...

BRIDPORT is going to create a bit of midwinter magic with its first-ever two-day Winter Solstice Festival. – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

BRIDPORT is going to create a bit of midwinter magic with its first-ever two-day Winter Solstice Festival.
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
The event at Bridport Electric Palace will take the form of a Bollywood Night and an evening of music, discussion and film with Billy Bragg in Whatever Happened To The Protest Song?. Organisers - award-winning musician Simon Emmerson, founder of Afro ...

Billy Bragg: ‘It’s a good time to be a political songwriter’ – Music Week

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Music Week

Billy Bragg: 'It's a good time to be a political songwriter'
Music Week
Billy Bragg has said that a world in which Donald Trump is president could produce a new generation of politically-motivated songwriters. In a new interview with Music Week, Bragg pointed to the fact that a deeply uncertain political climate may well ...

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at Union Chapel | Live review – The … – The Upcoming

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

The Upcoming

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at Union Chapel | Live review – The ...
The Upcoming
Paying tribute to the freedom embodied by the American railroad on the night that would subsequently see Donald Trump elected president might have proved ...
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry play LincolnLincolnshire Today

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Don’t Forget to Vote Today, Here’s How You Can Find Out Where Your Polling Place Is – Under the Radar Mag

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Under the Radar Mag

Don't Forget to Vote Today, Here's How You Can Find Out Where Your Polling Place Is
Under the Radar Mag
You can read our recent article on the election where we spoke to Billy Bragg, Deerhoof's Greg Saunier, Kristin Kontrol, Mew's Jonas Bjerre, Moby, Thurston Moore, Okkervil River's Will Sheff, Amanda Palmer, Henry Rollins, Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg, ...

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Interview: Billy Bragg – The National Student – The National Student

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The National Student

Interview: Billy Bragg – The National Student
The National Student
Click here to read our article on Interview: Billy Bragg by.
Don't Forget to Vote Today, Here's How You Can Find Out Where ...Under the Radar Mag

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Bridport to get mid winter magic with winter solstice festival – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Bridport to get mid winter magic with winter solstice festival
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
The event at Bridport Electric Palace will take the form of a Bollywood Night and an evening of music, discussion and film with Billy Bragg in Whatever Happened To The Protest Song?. Organisers - award-winning musician Simon Emmerson, founder of Afro ...

Billy Bragg on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Brexit, and the Unifying Power of Music – Under the Radar Mag

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Under the Radar Mag

Billy Bragg on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Brexit, and the Unifying Power of Music
Under the Radar Mag
On July 11th, Billy Bragg took advantage of a brief break in the London rain to take his dog for a walk. By the time he got back home that afternoon, Great Britain had a new prime minister. That's how suddenly change happened in the days following the ...

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Canterbury: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry bring Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad to Kent – Kent Online

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Canterbury: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry bring Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad to Kent
Kent Online
When Billy Bragg and Joe Henry set off on a four-day railroad trip across America, guitars in hand, they weren't just travelling by train. Their destination was to record an album of railroad songs, Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great ...

Billy Bragg on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Brexit, and the Unifying Power of Music – Under the Radar Mag

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Under the Radar Mag

Billy Bragg on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Brexit, and the Unifying Power of Music
Under the Radar Mag
On July 11th, Billy Bragg took advantage of a brief break in the London rain to take his dog for a walk. By the time he got back home that afternoon, Great Britain had a new prime minister. That's how suddenly change happened in the days following the ...

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Anthony Bourdain, Marvel writer Yona Harvey, Billy Bragg and Joe … – WBEZ

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Anthony Bourdain, Marvel writer Yona Harvey, Billy Bragg and Joe ...
WBEZ
Food star Anthony Bourdain discusses his new cookbook which was inspired by his daughter. Yona Harvey goes from writing poetry to crafting the World of ...

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