billy bragg

Billy Bragg Shares Long Statement Condemning Morrissey and Brandon Flowers’ Comments About Him

Morrissey has been making headlines over the past few months for leaning into his long-held right-wing ideology. He publicly endorsed the far-right anti-Muslim group For…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 7, 2019

Billy Bragg, Interpol Address Morrissey’s Support for Far-Right Party

Lately, Morrissey has been talking a whole lot of shit, and he’s been extremely vocal in support of For Britain, a far-right fringe UK political…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 27, 2019

Listen to a Lost Woody Guthrie Song From 1954

On the 20th anniversary year of Mermaid Avenue, the album Wilco and Billy Bragg recorded of lost Woody Guthrie lyrics set to music, a lost…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 19, 2018

Billy Bragg – “Saffiyah Smiles”

Billy Bragg has been releasing one-off political tracks all year long, and today he’s put out a new one called "Saffiyah Smiles" that was inspired by a…
James Rettig, Stereogum / October 6, 2017

Billy Bragg – “The Sleep Of Reason”

Earlier this year, the great socialist singer-songwriter Billy Bragg flipped Bob Dylan’s "The Times They Are A-Changin’," turning it into a protest song about Donald Trump.
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / July 7, 2017

Jeff Tweedy’s 30 Best Songs

It says something special about Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy that after 30 years as one of America’s most gifted, introspective songwriters, he’s only just…
Sam Goldner / June 28, 2017

Watch Billy Bragg’s Stirring Tribute to Woody Guthrie at the BBC Folk Awards

Woody Guthrie was the hall of fame inductee at last night's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which sort of makes you wonder who's in the…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2017

Here’s What Musicians are Saying About ‘Brexit’ on Twitter

Those of us in the U.S. woke up in a relative state of shock this morning upon learning that last night Britain voted to leave…
Rachel Brodsky / June 24, 2016

Remembering the Death of a Motown Legend

It's been a stressful couple of weeks for that part of your brain where Motown memories still reside poignantly and powerfully.
Charles Aaron / October 30, 2008