Billy Bragg

The Roaring Forty (1983-2023): Deluxe Limited Green Vinyl 3LP


Release Date: 2 February, 2024

2023 will see Billy Bragg and Cooking Vinyl celebrating forty years of music from the singer, songwriter, activist and author, with a selection of releases to appeal to casual admirers and die hard fans alike.

Each format has been compiled by Billy beginning with a 1LP 13-song ‘primer’ on limited edition orange coloured vinyl, a 40-song limited edition eeluxe 3LP collection on three shades of green vinyl, and a 40-song 2CD in card digisleeve with 16 page booklet. Vinyl formats contain a download card.

1. A New England
2. The Milkman Of Human Kindness
3. To Have And Have Not
4. The Man In The Iron Mask
5. St. Swithin's Day
6. The Saturday Boy
7. Between The Wars
8. The World Turned Upside Down
9. Which Side Are You On?
10. Levi Stubbs' Tears
11. Greetings To The New Brunette
12. There Is Power In A Union
13. Help Save The Youth Of America
14. She's Leaving Home - Billy Bragg, Cara Tivey
15. She's Got A New Spell
16. Must I Paint You A Picture

1. Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
2. The Internationale
3. Tank Park Salute
4. Sexuality
5. Accident Waiting To Happen (Red Star Version)
6. Upfield
7. The Boy Done Good
8. Walt Whitman's Niece - Billy Bragg, Wilco
9. Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key - Billy Bragg, Wilco
10. My Flying Saucer - Billy Bragg, Wilco
11. California Stars (Live October / November 1998) - Billy Bragg, The Blokes
12. Some Days I See The Point - Billy Bragg, The Blokes

1. England, Half English - Billy Bragg, The Blokes
2. Take Down The Union Jack (Band Version) - Billy Bragg, The Blokes
3. Old Clash Fan Fight Song
4. I Keep Faith
5. Bugeye Jim - Billy Bragg, Wilco
6. Never Buy The Sun
7. No One Knows Nothing Anymore
8. Handyman Blues
9. The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore - Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
10. King Tide And The Sunny Day Flood
11. Mid-Century Modern
12. I Will Be Your Shield

Cooking Vinyl Limited
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