Billy Bragg

#83466 Billy Bragg

My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter. .

Billy Bragg - My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter. views: 6 Billy Bragg writer quotes
#83462 Billy Bragg

I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas. .

Billy Bragg - I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas. views: 5 Billy Bragg joy quotes
#83453 Billy Bragg

So, in some ways, the political songs tend to be a bit more like reportage, whereas the love songs tend to be like novels, you can pick them up off the shelf and go into them any time. .

Billy Bragg - So, in some ways, the political songs tend to be a bit more like reportage, whereas the love songs tend to be like novels, you can pick them up off the shelf and go into them any time. views: 3 Billy Bragg love quotes
#83461 Billy Bragg

But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now. .

Billy Bragg - But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now. views: 3 Billy Bragg love quotes
#83467 Billy Bragg

My upbringing was very straightforward suburban working class upbringing. .

Billy Bragg - My upbringing was very straightforward suburban working class upbringing. views: 2 Billy Bragg war quotes
#83459 Billy Bragg

Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had. .

Billy Bragg - Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had. views: 1 Billy Bragg man quotes
#83460 Billy Bragg

We read our own political content into The Clash, and they accepted it. .

Billy Bragg - We read our own political content into The Clash, and they accepted it. views: 1 Billy Bragg read quotes
#83470 Billy Bragg

I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren't very political, at all. .

Billy Bragg - I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren't very political, at all. views: 1 Billy Bragg political quotes
#83448 Billy Bragg

I'm trying to make a case for those people who don't have a sense of belonging that they should have, that there is something really worthwhile in having a sense of belonging, and recasting and looking at our modern history. .

Billy Bragg - I'm trying to make a case for those people who don't have a sense of belonging that they should have, that there is something really worthwhile in having a sense of belonging, and recasting and looking at our modern history. views: 0 Billy Bragg history quotes
#83449 Billy Bragg

Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers. .

Billy Bragg - Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers. views: 0 Billy Bragg age quotes
#83450 Billy Bragg

The most important thing for anyone, I think, is to be engaged, whether you're an artist or a journalist is to be engaged in the process at some level. .

Billy Bragg - The most important thing for anyone, I think, is to be engaged, whether you're an artist or a journalist is to be engaged in the process at some level. views: 0 Billy Bragg art quotes
#83451 Billy Bragg

There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them. .

Billy Bragg - There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them. views: 0 Billy Bragg writing quotes
#83452 Billy Bragg

I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me. .

Billy Bragg - I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me. views: 0 Billy Bragg politics quotes
#83454 Billy Bragg

In that sense, I became politicized because the people in the coal mining villages who were involved in the struggle knew why they were there. But they couldn't understand why some pop star from London would want to be there. .

Billy Bragg - In that sense, I became politicized because the people in the coal mining villages who were involved in the struggle knew why they were there. But they couldn't understand why some pop star from London would want to be there. views: 0 Billy Bragg people quotes
#83455 Billy Bragg

All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans. .

Billy Bragg - All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans. views: 0 Billy Bragg art quotes
#83456 Billy Bragg

All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations. .

Billy Bragg - All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations. views: 0 Billy Bragg music quotes
#83457 Billy Bragg

Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today. .

Billy Bragg - Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today. views: 0 Billy Bragg politics quotes
#83458 Billy Bragg

I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash. .

Billy Bragg - I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash. views: 0 Billy Bragg business quotes
#83463 Billy Bragg

I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return. .

Billy Bragg - I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return. views: 0 Billy Bragg war quotes
#83464 Billy Bragg

Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else. .

Billy Bragg - Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else. views: 0 Billy Bragg people quotes

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