Billy Bragg & Wilco

Billy Bragg & Wilco

Billy Bragg & Wilco

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Top Songs

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California Stars
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Way over Yonder in the Minor Key
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Walt Whitman's Niece
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Ingrid Bergman
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One by One

Albums

  • Mermaid Avenue

    Apr 2012 • 15 songs

  • Mermaid Avenue Vol. II

    Apr 2012 • 15 songs

  • Mermaid Avenue Vol. III

    Apr 2012 • 17 songs

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Billy Bragg & Wilco

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Finding inspiration in the righteous anger of punk rock and the socially conscious folk tradition of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg was the leading figure of the anti-folk movement of the '80s. For most of the decade, Bragg bashed out songs alone on his electric guitar, singing about politics and love. While his lyrics were bitingly intelligent and clever, they were also warm and humane, filled with detail and wit. Even though his lyrics were carefully considered, Bragg never neglected to write melodies for songs that were strong and memorable. Throughout the '80s, h...
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