7652Billy Bragg (was: songs about globalization)
- Nov 8, 2003--On Friday, November 7, 2003 1:40 PM -0500 "Wilson, Carl"
> My favourite Billy Bragg tune that's sort of on this subject is the_Don't Try This At Home_ is from start to finish my favorite Bragg record,
> little-known, Clash-style rant, "North Sea Bubble," which begins with the
> great line, "I went out drinking with Thomas Paine/ He said all
> revolutions are not the same."
and though it's been a while since I've listened to it, there are a few
relevant details sprinkled throughout from the guy driving a Mitsubishi
Zero to the rumors of war and the bubble Carl W. references. And Bragg's
an obvious source for articulating the last days of the the Cold War...
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