Friday, 26 February 2010

Billy Bragg at Speaker's Corner

Mentioned on teh (sic) radio the other day, so I thought I'd check it out(1).



I've always admired Billy Bragg for the gusto that he set about pursuing a singing career even though he couldn't sing - not in a Tom Waitsy can't sing sort of way, but in a genuine can't sing sort of way - and because he's always been staunchly left.

This clip seems to be part of a longer sequence. Just as well he left the guitar behind, though.
1 - "Billy Bragg at Speaker's Corner," posted on You Tube by photoandpolitics, 10th of february, 2010. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMftdDvXWYk)

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