Posting music clips seems to be the fashion, and I’m bored. And Billy Bragg is a goddamn legend.
Waiting For The Great Leap Forward
And I don’t believe we can defeat no axis of evil
By putting smart bombs in the hands of dumb people
I still prefer his original lyrics, although these are growing on me.
The Price of Oil
Lyrics not as important as his pre-song speech about the power of Americans to affect change in the world (probably unrivalled) and overcoming cynicism.
The Lonesome Death of Rachel Corrie
Did you know that Israel in fact use purpose-built Caterpillar bulldozers for those houses?
Finally the great Take Down The Union Jack
When did it fall apart? Sometime in the 80s
When the Great and the Good gave way to the greedy and the mean