Billy Bragg: Show Preview

Becoming the elder statesman of British agit-political musings doesn't seem to have aged Billy Bragg one bit. His ire and depth of feeling have remained unerring and exceedingly powerful, with his articulate disillusionment lying somewhere between that of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Bragg's new full-length — his 13th incidentally — is titled Tooth and Nail, and deals mostly with the personal, but doesn't shy away from the political, either. His critics will say that Bragg sings like a chimney sweep from the 1800s, but his everyman's Cockney accent only makes him more relatable, as far as we're concerned. The man is a bona fide legend, so if you can find a way into this show, do.

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