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- DescriptionHe was a punk. He was a soldier. He was a flag-waver for both the Labour Party and the miners. He is Billy Bragg, best kwn as a passionate protest folk singer and a tireless promoter of political and humanitarian causes all across the world. His life encapsulates so much about his generation: born in the late '50s, passions forged by punk, politics shaped by Thatcherism, hope provided by the end of the Cold War and ideology galvanised by what he sees as a post-ideological 21st century. Serious about compassion and accountability, he likes a laugh too, and is enduringly popular. Billy Bragg remains to this day a much-loved songwriter and performer whose campaigning has w spanned four decades and shows sign of relenting. Still Suitable For Miners is his official story, updated for the 30th anniversary of his debut album, Life's A Riot with Spy Vs Spy, and including the recording of his tenth album as a solo artist, Tooth and Nail.
- Author BiographyAndrew Collins is a writer and broadcaster. Having worked for NME, Empire and Q, he regularly broadcasts on Radio 2, Radio 4 and 6 Music. He is Film Editor of Radio Times, co-writer of BBC sitcoms Grass and Not Going Out, and author of Where Did It All Go Right? and Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now.
- Author(s)Andrew Collins
- PublisherEbury Publishing
- Date of Publication08/02/2007
- SubjectBiography: The Arts
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintVirgin Books
- Content Note2x8 b/w illustration sections
- Weight266 g
- Width129 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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