Billy Bragg Fight Songs



Billy Bragg Volume 2

2006 Cooking Vinyl (CD) BRAGGBOX002
124 tracks on 10 CD boxed set inc live footage

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Track Listing


Disk 1

She's Got A New Spell
Must I Paint You A Picture
Tender Comrade
Price I Pay
Little Time Bomb
Rotting On Remand
Valentine's Day Is Over
Life With The Lions
Only One
Short Answer
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards

Disc 2
Only One
Price I Pay
Love Has No Pride That's Entertainment
She's Got A New Spell
Short Answer
Little Time Bomb
Bad Penny
Reason To Believe
Must I Paint You A Picture
Raglan Road

Disc 3
Accident Waiting To Happen
Moving The Goalposts
Everywhere
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Trust
God's Footballer
The Few
Sexuality
Mother Of The Bride
Tank Park Salute
Dolphins
North Sea Bubble
Rumours Of War
Wish You Were Her
Body Of Water

Disc 4
Party Of God
North Sea Bubble
Sexuality
Just One Victory
Everywhere
Trust
Bread And Circuses
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
The Few
Revolution
Tighten Up Your Wig - Bragg, Billy & The Athenians/DJ Woody Dee
MBH
This Gulf Between Us
Piccadilly Rambler

Disc 5
From Red To Blue
Upfield
Everybody Loves You Babe
Sugardaddy
Pict Song
Brickbat
Space Race Is Over
Northern Industrial Town
Fourteenth Of February
King James Version
Goalhanger

Disc 6
As Long As You Hold Me
Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet
Sugardaddy
Space Race Is Over
Goalhanger
Upfield
Fourteenth Of February
Qualifications
Never Had No One Ever
Thatcherites
All Fall Down

Disc 7
St Monday
Jane Allen
Distant Shore
England Half English
NPWA
Some Days I See The Point
Baby Faroukh
Take Down The Union Jack
Another Kind Of Judy
He'll Go Down
Dreadbelly
Tears Of My Tracks

Disc 8
Billericay Dickie
Mansion On The Hill
Glad And Sorry
He'll Go Down
Yarra Song
You Pulled The Carpet Out
Mystery Shoes
Tears Of My Tracks
Take Down The Union Jack
England Half English
1 2 3 4
Dry Bed
Danny Rose
She Smiled Sweetly

Disc: 9
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Saturday Boy
Marching Song Of The Covert Battalions
World Turned Upside Down
Dolphins
Valentine's Day Is Over
North Sea Bubble
Body Of Water
Levi Stubbs' Tears
A Lover Sings
She's Got A New Spell
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
Accident Waiting To Happen
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
Tender Comrade
Tank Park Salute
Warmest Room
Sexuality
A Lover Sings
Price I Pay
Debris
Tank Park Salute
All You Fascists
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
A13 Trunk Road To The Sea

BACK TO MUSIC

World Turned Upside Down
In 1649
To St George's Hill
A ragged band they called the Diggers
Come to show the people's will
They defied the landlords
They defied the law
They were the dispossessed
Reclaiming what was theirs

'We come in peace' they said
'To dig and sow
We come to work the land in common
And to make the waste land grow
This earth divided
We will make whole
So it can be
A common treasury for all

The sin of property
We do disdain
No one has any right to buy and sell
The earth for private gain
By theft and murder
They took the land
Now everywhere the walls
Rise up at their command

They make the laws
To chain us well
The clergy dazzle us with heaven
Or they damn us into hell
We will not worship
The God they serve
The God of greed who feeds the rich
While poor men starve

We work, we eat together
We need no swords
We will not bow to masters
Or pay rent to the lords
We are free men
Though we are poor
You Diggers all stand up for glory
Stand up now

From the men of property
The orders came
They sent the hired men and troopers
To wipe out the Diggers' claim
Tear down their cottages
Destroy their corn
They were dispersed
But still the vision lingers on

You poor take courage
You rich take care
This earth was made a common treasury
For everyone to share
All things in common
Al people one
We come in peace -
The order came to cut them down