Billy Bragg's first outings in the early '80s earned him the tag "a one-man Clash." It was always an unsatisfactory description, for his music only sporadically hits you in the gut the way the Clash's radicalism can. When it does, it's in the charming vulnerability of a love song, or the heartbreaking image of a woman barely surviving while "Levi Stubbs' tears run... More >>>
By Tibor Bozi
Billy Bragg and his band the Blokes explore and transform Woody Guthrie's legacy onstage.