Billy Bragg Australian Tour - Radio Broadcast (Listen Now)

Published: 20/10/2012   by:

Billy Bragg came to attention as an anti-Thatcher, folk-punk agitator and then retraced folk music's steps and embraced the poetry and songs of Woody Guthrie. He's touring, talking, singing, mentoring and tweeting during this visit to Australia. One of his latest preoccupations is what will replace the quick agit prop folk song. Is it hip hop or social media and will it make you cry like like Levi Stubbs Tears?

Live performances by Billy Bragg in this segment:

Way over Yonder in the minor Key
Words: Guthrie, Music: Bragg

Must I Paint you a Picture
Comp. Bragg
Billy Bragg, guitar and vocals
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CD Tracks in this segment:
Title: The Battle of Barking
Comp. Bragg
Perf. Billy Bragg
CD: Fight Songs
Dur: 2.25

Title: Ideology
Comp. Bragg
Perf. Billy Bragg
CD: Talking with the Taxman about Poetry
Label: Liberation D 19829
Dur: 3.22

Tour dates:

HOBART • Sunday 21 October • Federation Hall
CANBERRA • Tuesday 23 October • Canberra Theatre •
BRISBANE • Thursday 25 October • QPAC •
BRISBANE • Friday 26 October • Hi Fi Bar•
SYDNEY • Saturday 27 October • Enmore Theatre •
SYDNEY• Sunday 28 October • Enmore Theatre •
ADELAIDE • Wednesday 31 October • Town Hall •
PERTH • Friday 2 November • Astor Theatre •
PERTH • Saturday 3 November• Astor Theatre •
Back to Melbourne for an extra concert @ The Prince Bandroom Tuesday 30th

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