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A lover sings : selected lyrics

Author: Billy Bragg
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Billy Bragg is one of Britain's most distinctive and accomplished songwriters, whose work has articulated the passions, both personal and political, of Britain during the past five decades. A Lover Sings contains over seventy of his best-known lyrics, selected, annotated and with an introduction by the author"--Jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Texts
Named Person: Billy Bragg; Billy Bragg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Bragg
ISBN: 9780571328598 0571328598
OCLC Number: 927158994
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 151 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Cosmonaut --
The milkman of human kindness --
To have and to have not --
Richard --
A new England --
The man in the iron mask --
The busy girl buys beauty --
Lover's town revisited --
It says here --
The myth of trust --
From a Vauxhall Velox --
The Saturday boy --
Island of no return --
St Swithin's day --
A lover sings --
Between the wars --
I don't need this pressure, Ron --
Scholarship is the enemy of romance --
Walk away Renee (version) --
Greetings to the new brunette (aka Shirley) --
The marriage --
Ideology --
Levi Stubbs' tears --
Honey I'm a big boy now --
There is power in a union --
Help save the youth of America --
Wishing the days away --
The passion --
The warmest room --
The home front --
She's got a new spell --
Must I paint you a picture? --
Tender comrade --
The price I pay --
Little time bomb --
Valentine's Day is over --
The only one --
The short answer --
Waiting for the great leap forwards --
The Internationale --
I dreamed I saw Phil Ochs last night --
Accident waiting to happen --
Moving the goalposts --
Cindy of a thousand lives --
You woke up my neighbourhood --
Trust --
God's footballer --
The few --
Sexuality --
Tank park salute --
Rumours of war --
Body of water --
Ontario, Quebec and me --
Sulk --
As long as you hold me --
From red to blue --
Upheld --
Brickbat --
The space race is over --
The fourteenth of February --
King James version --
The boy done good --
St Monday --
England, half English --
NPWA --
Take down the Union Jack --
Tears of my tracks --
Yarra song --
Old Clash fan fight song --
I keep faith --
M for me --
Something happened --
January song --
Handyman blues --
Do unto others --
Goodbye, goodbye --
Tomorrow's going to be a better day --
Song of the iceberg.
Other Titles: Lyrics.
Responsibility: Billy Bragg.

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