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Born Barking, Essex, England, 1957.

As with most British musicians of the 80s, Billy Bragg was inspired to pick up a guitar by punk -- and more specifically a Clash gig in 1977. In true DIY fashion, he formed a band, Riff Raff, with his childhood friend Wiggy, who taught him how to play the guitar he’d just picked up. Riff Raff split in 1981, although Bragg’s later video, . . .Goes To Moscow, contains a version of their seminal two-chord dash, “I Wanna Be A Cosmonaut”. [read more...]

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Most Popular Album(s) by This Artist
  • Mermaid Avenue Vol. II -- Billy Bragg, et al; Audio CD
  • Mermaid Avenue -- Billy Bragg, Wilco; Audio CD
  • Til We Outnumber 'Em: The Songs of Woody Guthrie -- Woody Guthrie; Audio CD
  • U.S. Releases:

    Til We Outnumber 'Em: The Songs of Woody Guthrie ~ Ani DiFranco
    Bruce Springsteen
    Billy Bragg
    Indigo Girls
    Woody Guthrie (Tribute)
    Original Release Date: 2000
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    Mermaid Avenue Vol. II ~ Billy Bragg
    Wilco
    Original Release Date: 2000
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    Reaching To The Converted ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1999
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    Mermaid Avenue ~ Billy Bragg
    Wilco
    Original Release Date: 1998
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    William Bloke ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1996
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    Don't Try This At Home ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1991
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    The Internationale ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1990
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    Workers Playtime ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1988
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    Help Save The Youth Of America (Live & Dubious) [LIVE] ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1988
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    Back To Basics ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1987
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    Talking With The Taxman About Poetry ~ Billy Bragg
    Original Release Date: 1986
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    What Do Pretty Girls Do? ~ Billy Bragg
    Kirsty MacColl
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    Imports:

    She Came Along to Me [CD-SINGLE] [IMPORT] ~ Wilco
    Billy Bragg
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    Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key [CD-SINGLE] [IMPORT] ~ Billy Bragg
    Wilco
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    She Came Along to Me [CD-SINGLE] [IMPORT] ~ Wilco
    Billy Bragg
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