Billy Bragg Quotes

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Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had. -Billy Bragg
If no one seems to understand Start your own revolution and cut out the middleman -Billy Bragg
The temptation to take the precious things we have apart to see how they work must be resisted for they never fit together again. -Billy Bragg
You can be active with the activists or sleep in with the sleepers while you're waiting for the Great Leap Forwards. -Billy Bragg
Our neighbors shake their heads And take their valuables inside While my countrymen piss in the fountains To express their national pride. -Billy Bragg
Mixing pop and politics he asks me what the use is / I offer him embarrassment and my usual excuses. -Billy Bragg
What corporations fear most are consumers who ask questions. Naomi Klein offers us the arguments with which to take on the superbrands. -Billy Bragg
If you thought the army was here protecting people like yourself, I've some news for you, we're here to defend wealth. -Billy Bragg
I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash. -Billy Bragg
Just because you're gay, I won't turn you away. If you stick around, I'm sure we can find some common ground. -Billy Bragg
Don't saddle me with your ideals, and spare me all your guilt. For a poet with all the answers, has never yet been built. -Billy Bragg
All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations. -Billy Bragg
[A]s long as you're comfortable it feels like freedom. -Billy Bragg
An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone. -Billy Bragg
Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today. -Billy Bragg
I try and write honestly about what I see around me now. -Billy Bragg
I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren't very political, at all. -Billy Bragg
My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter. -Billy Bragg
My upbringing was very straightforward suburban working class upbringing. -Billy Bragg
We read our own political content into The Clash, and they accepted it. -Billy Bragg
Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers. -Billy Bragg
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