Billy Bragg Billy Bragg artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg Peter Dunwell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Dunwell/Courtesy of the artist

Billy Bragg on World Cafe

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1115619223/1115658441" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Top left, clockwise: Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, Canary Room, Billy Bragg, William Parker, IDK, WILLOW. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artists

Saffiyah Khan (left) confronts English Defence League protester Ian Crossland during a demonstration in the city of Birmingham, following the Westminster terrorist attack. Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

toggle caption
Josh Saul/Mountain Stage

Billy Bragg And Joe Henry On Mountain Stage

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/548999628/549007663" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Billy Bragg says he initially pursued songwriting as a way to escape working in the local car factory. Andy Whale/Courtesy of Faber & Faber hide caption

toggle caption
Andy Whale/Courtesy of Faber & Faber

Billy Bragg On Skiffle, The Movement That Brought Guitar To British Radio

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/538079082/538139108" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Marie McGrory/NPR

Billy Bragg: Tiny Desk Concert

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/192685157/191689540" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Billy Bragg performs on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

toggle caption
Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

Billy Bragg On Mountain Stage

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/189239684/188999863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

tUnE-yArDs is one of the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival. fjludo via Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
fjludo via Flickr

A Newport Folk Festival Preview

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/157256696/157256743" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Billy Bragg performs at the Jail Guitar Doors USA launch party, held on the night after the visit to Travis County Correctional Complex. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Shantel Mitchell for NPR
Mito Habe-Evans/NPR Music

Hear An Interview With Newport Folk Festival Producer Jay Sweet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/111375258/111376587" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

New Music: Lyrics Born, Billy Bragg and More

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/89830815/89830763" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Billy Bragg, In a Retrospective Mood

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6263463/6264617" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Box Set Features Political Stockpile of Billy Bragg

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5290929/5290930" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript