BILLY BRAGG

 

Albums recorded by Billy Bragg, including release dates and UK & US
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TITLE

RELEASED

1

Life's A Riot With Spy vs Spy

06/83

2

Brewing Up With...

10/84

3

Talking With The Taxman About Poetry

09/86

4

Workers Playtime

09/88

5

The Internationale

05/90

6

Don't Try This At Home

09/91

7

The Peel Sessions Album

02/92

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Back To Basics [CD issue of albums 1 & 2]

11/93

9

Victim Of Geography [CD issue of albums 3 & 4]

11/93

10

William Bloke

09/96

11

Bloke On Bloke

06/97

12

Reaching To The Converted [compilation]

08/99

13

England, Half English

03/02

14

Mr Love And Justice

03/08

15

Tooth & Nail

03/13

16

Live At The Union Chapel

04/14


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1) LIFE'S A RIOT WITH SPY VS SPY

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The Milkman Of Human Kindness
To Have And To Have Not
Richard

A New England
The Man In The Iron Mask
The Busy Girl Buys Beauty
Lovers Town Revisited


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Billy Bragg

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar

Oliver Hitch

2) BREWING UP WITH...

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It Says Here
Love Gets Dangerous
The Myth Of Trust
From A Vauxhall Velox
The Saturday Boy
Island Of No Return

St Swithin's Say
Like Soldiers Do
This Guitar Says Sorry
Strange Things Happen
A Lover Sings


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Billy Bragg
Kenny Craddock
Dave Woodhead

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Organ
Trumpet

Ted de Bono

3) TALKING WITH THE TAXMAN ABOUT POETRY

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Greetings To The New Brunette
Train Train
The Marriage
Ideology
Levi Stubbs' Tears
Honey I'm A Big Boy Now

There Is Power In A Union
Help Save The Youth Of America
Wishing The Days Away
The Passion
The Warmest Room
The Home Front


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Billy Bragg
Kenny Craddock
Kenney Jones
Kirsty MacColl
Johnny Marr
Simon Moreton
John Porter

George Shilling
Bobby Valentino
Dave Woodhead

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Piano (Track 6), Organ (Track 11)
Percussion
Vocals (Tracks 1,10)
Guitar (Tracks 1,10)
Percussion (Tracks 1,5)
Bass (Tracks 1,3,11),
Guitar (Track 1), Mandolin (Track 9)
Percussion
Violin (Tracks 2,9)
Trumpet, Flugelhorn (Tracks 3,5,12)

Kenney Jones, John Porter

4) WORKERS PLAYTIME

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She's Got A New Spell
Must I Paint You A Picture
Tender Comrade
The Price I Pay
Little Time Bomb
Rotting On Remand

Valentine's Day Is Over
Life With The Lions
The Only One
The Short Answer
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Martin Belmont
Billy Bragg

Camilla Brunt
BJ Cole
Jayne Creamer
Kaya Jenner
Barb Jungr
Kenny Jones
Tony Maronie
Julia Palmer
Theresa Pamplin
Porky
Michelle Shocked
Bruce Thomas
Danny Thompson
Cara Tivey


Mickey Waller
Donna Welchman
Wiggy

Dave Woodhead


Producer:

Guitar (Tracks 1,8,11)
Vocals, Guitar,
Bass & Triangle (Track 10)
Violin (Track 10)
Pedal Steel Guitar (Track 6)
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Harmonica (Track 8)
Guitar (Track 10)
Percussion (Tracks 1,10)
Cello (Tracks 9,10)
Viola (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Bass (Tracks 1,8,11)
Double Bass (Tracks 2,4-7)
Vocals & Organ (Track 2),
Piano (Tracks 2,4-8,11),
Backing Vocals (Track 4,8,11)
Drums (Tracks 4,8,11)
Violin (Track 10)
Guitar (Tracks 1,2,4,10,11),
Backing Vocals (Track 11)
Flugelhorn (Track 5,7),
Trumpet (Track 5)

Joe Boyd, Wiggy

5) THE INTERNATIONALE

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The Internationale
I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night
The Marching Song Of The Covert Battalions

Blake's Jerusalem
Nicaragua, Nicaraguita
The Red Flag
My Youngest Son Came Home Today


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Lorraine Bowen


Billy Bragg
Cor Cochion Caerdydd
(Cardiff Red Choir)
Christie Tyler Cory Band
Marc Duff
Dick Gaughan
Charlie Llewellin
Grant Showbiz
Jim Sutherland
Cara Tivey


Wiggy

Producer:

Sopranino Recorder (Tracks 3,7),
Organ, Clarinet, Piano, Accordion
(all Track 3)
Vocals, Guitar
Vocals (Track 1)

Brass (Track 1)
Whistle (Track 6)
Vocals (Track 6)
Drums & Cymbals (Track 3)
Vocals (Track 3)
Percussion & Bodhran (Track 6)
Piano (Tracks 1,4,7),
Vocals (Track 4),
Shakuhachi (Track 7)
Bass & Vocals (Track 3)

Grant Showbiz, Wiggy

6) DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME

 
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LP One
Accident Waiting To Happen
Moving The Goalposts
Everywhere
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives

You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Trust
God's Footballer
The Few

LP Two
Sexuality
Mother Of The Bride
Tank Park Salute
Dolphins

North Sea Bubble
Rumours Of War
Wish You Were Her
Body Of Water


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Lorraine Bowen

Billy Bragg
Peter Buck

Andy Carlson
James Eller
Carol Hall
Andy Hobson
JFT Hood

Dave Johnson
John Keane
Steven Lewis
Jody Linscott
Kirsty MacColl
Elliet MacKrell
Johnny Marr

Julia Palmer
Mary Ramsey
Victoria Taylor Roberts
Michael Stipe
Andy Szabo
Danny Thompson
Cara Tivey


Amanda Vincent
Wiggy

Dave Woodhead


Producer:

Clarinet (Track 6),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3,7,15)
Vocals, Guitar
Mandolin (Tracks 3,5),
Guitar (Track 5)
Violin (Track 5)
Bass (Track 13)
Trombone (Track 8)
Bass (Tracks 4,8)
Drums & Percussion
(Tracks 1,4,5,8,9,11,13,14,16)
Harmonica (Track 6)
Bass & Pedal Steel Guitar (Track 5)
Backing Vocals (Track 15)
Percussion (Tracks 4,9,15)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 4,9)
Violin (Tracks 3,10)
Guitar (Tracks 4,5,9),
Keyboards (Track 9)
Cello (Tracks 2,14)
Viola (Tracks 7,14)
Backing Vocals (Track 15)

Backing Vocals (Track 5)
Backing Vocals (Track 15)
Double Bass (Tracks 12,15)
Keyboards (Tracks 6,8,9,11,13,16),
Piano (Tracks 3,11),
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Keyboards (Tracks 2,4,7,9,10,14,15)
Mandolin, Bass (Tracks 1,2,10,16),
Guitar (Track 1,4,5,8,11,13,15,16)
Flugelhorn (Tracks 2,6),
Trumpet (Track 8)

Johnny Marr (Tracks 4,9),
Grant Showbiz

7) THE PEEL SESSIONS ALBUM

 
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LP Issue
Lovers Town
Between The Wars
Which Side Are You On?
A Lover Sings
Days Like These
The Marriage
Jeane

Greetings To The New Brunette
Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto
She's Got A New Spell
Valentine's Day Is Over
The Short Answer
Rotting On Remand

CD Issue
Lovers Town
Between The Wars
Which Side Are You On?
A Lover Sings
Days Like These
The Marriage
Jeane
Greetings To The New Brunette
Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto
She's Got A New Spell
Valentine's Day Is Over
The Short Answer
Rotting On Remand
A New England
Strange Things Happen
This Guitar Says Sorry
Love Gets Dangerous
Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
A13 Trunk Road To The Sea


UK Issue


US Issue




Billy Bragg
Wiggy

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Guitar (Track 1)

Ted de Bono (Tracks 5-7,14-19),
Dale "Buffin" Griffin (Tracks 8,9),
Mark Radcliffe (Tracks 1-4),
Mike Robinson (Tracks 10-13)

 

Recorded for John Peel's Radio 1 show:
Track 1: at Maida Vale Studio 5, London, England on 21 February 1984, first transmitted on 27 February 1984
Tracks 2-4: at Maida Vale Studio 5, London, England on 18 September 1984, first transmitted on 20 September 1984
Tracks 5-7: at Maida Vale Studio 5, London, England on 20 August 1985, first transmitted on 2 September 1985
Tracks 8,9: at unknown studio on 2 September 1986, first transmitted on 15 September 1986
Tracks 10-13: at Maida Vale Studio 4, London, England on 30 August 1988, first transmitted on 19 September 1988
Tracks 14-19: at Maida Vale Studio 4, London, England on 27 Jul 1983, first transmitted on 3 August 1983

8) BACK TO BASICS

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The Milkman Of Human Kindness
To Have And To Have Not
Richard
Lovers Town Revisited
A New England
The Man In The Iron Mask
The Busy Girl Buys Beauty
It Says Here
Love Gets Dangerous
From A Vauxhall Velox
The Myth Of Trust
The Saturday Boy
Island Of No Return
This Guitar Says Sorry
Like Soldiers Do
St Swithin's Day
Strange Things Happen
A Lover Sings
Between The Wars
The World Turned Upside Down
Which Side Are You On?








Producer:



9) VICTIM OF GEOGRAPHY

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Greetings To The New Brunette
Levi Stubbs' Tears
The Marriage
Ideology
Honey I'm A Big Boy Now
There Is Power In A Union
Help Save The Youth Of America
Wishing The Days Away
The Passion
The Warmest Room
The Home Front
She's Got A New Spell
Must I Paint You A Picture?
Tender Comrade
The Price I Pay
Little Time Bomb
Rotting On Remand
Valentine's Day Is Over
Life With The Lions
The Only One
The Short Answer
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards








Producer:



10) WILLIAM BLOKE

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From Red To Blue
Upfield
Everybody Loves You
Sugar Daddy
A Pict Song
Brickbat

The Space Race Is Over
Northern Industrial Town
The Fourteenth Of February
King James Version
Goalhanger


Original Issue


2006 Reissue




Billy Bragg
Diedre Cooper
Terry Disley
Ashley Dreese
Terry Edwards

Nigel Frydman
Caroline Hall
JFT Hood

Chucho Merchán
Chris Morgan
Fionn O'Lochlainn
Cara Tivey


Dave Woodhead


Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Cello (Tracks 6,9)
Organ (Track 1)
Mandolin (Track 10)
Alto Saxophone (Tracks 2,11),
Baritone Saxophone (Track 2)
Bass (Track 11)
Trombone (Tracks 2,11)
Drums (Tracks 2,4,7,9,11),
Percussion (Tracks 7,11)
Double Bass (Track 9)
Double Bass (Tracks 7,10)
Bass (Tracks 2,4)
Organ (Tracks 2,4),
Piano (Tracks 2-4,9),
Keyboards (Tracks 7,9,11)
Trumpet (Tracks 2,11),
Flugelhorn (Track 4)

Grant Showbiz

11) BLOKE ON BLOKE

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The Boy Done Good
Qualifications
Sugar Daddy (Smokey Gets In Your Ears Mix)
Never Had No One Ever
Sugardubby
Rule Nor Reason
Thatcherites








Producer:



Grant Showbiz

12) REACHING TO THE CONVERTED

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Shirley
Sulk
Accident Waiting To Happen (Red Star Version)
The Boy Done Good
Heart Like A Wheel
Bad Penny
Ontario, Quebec And Me
Walk Away Renee (Version)
Rule Nor Reason

Days Like These (UK version)
Think Again
Scholarship Is the Enemy Of Romance
Wishing The Days Away (Ballad version)
The Tatler
Jeane
She's Leaving Home
I Don't Need This Pressure Ron






Rob Allum
Lorraine Bowen
Billy Bragg
Nigel Frydman
Robert Handley
Andy Hobson
JFT Hood
Ken Jones
Jody Linscott
Johnny Marr

Kirsty MacColl
John Porter
Cara Tivey




Amanda Vincent
Wiggy

Producer:

Drums (Tracks 2,3)
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Vocals, Guitar
Bass (Tracks 2,3)
Vocals (Track 17)
Bass (Track 6)
Drums (Track 6)
Guitar (Track 11)
Percussion (Track 4)
Accompaniment (Tracks 1,4),
Guitar (Track 8)
Backing Vocals (Track 6)
Mandolin (Track 11)
Vocals (Tracks 2,3,5,16),
Keyboards (Tracks 2-4,13),
Piano (Tracks 5,16),
Harmonium (Track 9),
Recorder (Track 16)
Piano (Track 6)
Guitar (Tracks 2,3,6)

Edward de Bono (Tracks 10,12,17),
Ken Jones (Tracks 13-16),
Johnny Marr (Track 1),
John Porter (Tracks 8,11,13-16),
Grant Showbiz (Tracks 1,4-7,9),
Gary Smith (Tracks 2,3)

13) ENGLAND, HALF ENGLISH

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St Monday
Jane Allen
Distant Shore
England, Half English
NPWA
Some Days I See The Point
Baby Farouk
Take Down The Union Jack
Another Kind Of Judy
He'll Go Down
Dreadbelly
Tears Of My Tracks


Digipack


Booklet


2006 Reissue




Martyn Barker
Lorraine Bowen
Billy Bragg
Simon Edwards
Caroline Hall
Ben Mandelson


Ian McLagan

Dave Woodhead

Producer:

Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Bass, Fife, Guitarron, Sintir
Trombone
Bouzouki, Dobro, Harmonica, Guitar,
Lap Steel Guitar, Tamboura,
6-String Bass
Piano, Accordion, Organ, Wurlitzer,
Backing Vocals
Trumpet

Grant Showbiz

14) Mr LOVE AND JUSTICE

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I Keep Faith
I Almost Killed You
M For Me
The Beach Is Free
Sing Their Souls Back Home
You Make Me Brave

Something Happened
Mr Love And Justice
If You Ever Leave
O Freedom
The Johnny Carcinogenic Show
Farm Boy






Martyn Barker


Billy Bragg
Lu Edmunds
Simon Edwards

May Fitzpatrick
Ben Mandelson


Ian McLagan
Nic Waterhouse
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Drums, Handclaps, Shaker, Bongos,
Reco-reco, Cymbal, Tambourine,
Cajón, Cabasa
Vocals, Guitar
Oud, Banjo, Cajón
Double Bass, Bass, Marimbula,
Handclaps
Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,10)
Mandolin, Bouzouki, Harmonica,
Lap Steel Guitar, National Guitar,
Guitar
Organ, Piano, Electric Piano
Trombone (Track 3)
Backing Vocals (Track 1)

Grant Showbiz

 

Also available as a 2-CD de-luxe edition featuring the same songs, in the same order, performed by Billy solo and acoustic

15) TOOTH & NAIL

 
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LP & CD
January Song
No One Knows Nothing Anymore
Handyman Blues
I Aint't Got No Home
Swallow My Pride
Do Unto Others

Over You
Goodbye, Goodbye
There Will Be A Reckoning
Chasing Rainbows
Your Name On My Tongue
Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day

DVD
Levi Stubbs Tears [1986]
Greetings To The New Brunette [1986]
She's Leaving Home [1988]
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards [1988]
Sexuality [1991]
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood [1991]
Accident Waiting To Happen]
Upfield [1996]
Boy Done Good [1997]
Take Down The Union Jack [2002]






Billy Bragg
Jay Bellerose
Greg Leisz
David Piltch
Patrick Warren

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Drums Percussion
Pedal Steel Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin
Double Bass
Piano

Joe Henry

 

Also available as a CD & DVD de-luxe edition with a 36 page booklet

16) LIVE AT THE UNION CHAPEL LONDON

 
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CD
Ideology
Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
Do Unto Others
All You Fascists Are Bound To Lose
I Ain't Got No Home
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Never Buy The Sun
Between The Wars
There Is Power In A Union
Goodbye, Goodbye
My Flying Saucer
Swallow My Pride
Over You
Valentine's Day Is Over
There Will Be A Reckoning
Sexuality
Handyman Blues
Tank Park Salute
Waiting For The Great Leap Forward

DVD
Ideology
Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
Do Unto Others
All You Fascists Are Bound To Lose
I Ain't Got No Home
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Never Buy The Sun
Between The Wars
There Is Power In A Union
Goodbye, Goodbye
My Flying Saucer
Swallow My Pride
Over You
Valentine's Day Is Over
There Will Be A Reckoning
Sexuality
Handyman Blues
Tank Park Salute
Waiting For The Great Leap Forward
Lover's Town Revisited
To Have And To Have Not
The Busy Girl Buys Beauty
The Man In The Iron Mask
Richard
The Milkman Of Human Kindness
A New England
No One Knows Nothing Anymore [promo video]
Handyman Blues [promo video]
Handyman Blues - The Outtakes
The Space Race Is Over [live at The Lexington]
Chasing Rainbows [live at The Lexington]
A New England [live at Wembley Arena]
Tooth And Nail EPK
Exclusive Interview with Andrew Collins






Billy Bragg
Luke Bullen
CJ Hillman
Owen Parker
Matt Round

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Drums, Percussion
Pedal Steel Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin
Keyboards, Mandolin, Backing Vocals
Bass, Double Bass

Jack Lilley

 

Recorded live at The Union Chapel, London, England on 5 June 2013