The Bard Of Barking comes to the Turned Out A Punk Kingdom! On this episode Damian sits down with one of England’s greatest song writers: BILLY BRAGG. Listen as Damian & Billy go deep on the greatness: Riff Raff, Chiswick Records’ pub rock, never listening to the Clash’s “Sandinista” on principle & SO MUCH OTHER GOODNESS.
NOT TO BE MISSED!!!!!
Also Touched On:
A Damned reel to reel as first exposure
it’s gotta be recorded wrong speed?
Sceptical of the art school quality of it
The Jam are the first band to have an impact
Dr.Feelgood are the British Ramones
Do up your top button lest you look like a Bee Gee
The Clash live blowing your mind
Forming Riff Raff
Recording I Wanna Be A Cosmonaut and being reborn
getting high on recording
Snatching a cup of “Sex and Drug and Rock And Roll” badges from your future manager
The unreleased Riff Raff movie
Throwing matinee gigs in Clopton
The Now’s “Development Corporation”
Jon Savage’s end of Punk was just the start
The power and sway on being big city rockers in a small town
Getting East German Punks Stoned for the first time
Lil’ Kevin joins the band
Punk splitting into Oi and The New Romantic
Never listening to Sandinista by the Clash
Blanking on The Levellers
“They weren’t in the Clash Wars!”
Lesson learned from Patrick Fitzgerald’s failure
Life’s A Riot
& SO MUCH MORE!!!
BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS