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8 thoughts on “ St. Swithins Day - Billy Bragg - Back To Basics (Cassette)

  1. General CommentSt Swithin's day is 15th July and is traditionally an indicator of weather: "St Swithin’s Day, if it does rain Full forty days, it will remain St Swithin’s Day, if it be fair For forty days, t'will rain no more." Hence the weather in the middle verse. The battle of Agincourt was famously fought on St Crispin's day.
  2. After Elektra signed Billy Bragg to his first major-label deal and released Talking with the Taxman About Poetry in , the label decided to do a clean-up job on his back catalog and compiled Back to Basics, which combined the material from Bragg's first three records -- Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy, Brewing Up with Billy Bragg, and Between the.
  3. "St. Swithin's Day", "The Myth of Trust" and "The Saturday Boy" are haunting love songs, the latter featuring beautiful, medieval-sounding trumpet. "A New England" and "Between the Wars" are two of Bragg's best known tunes, and perfect examples of his unique urban folk sound. If you're a new Billy Bragg fan, this is the album to begin with/5(23).
  4. Tracks originally released as "Brewing Up With Billy Bragg" LP on Go Discs label (). Tracks taken from "Between The Wars" EP on Go! Discs (, AGOEP 1). "Back To Basics" album compiled and mastered
  5. Billy Bragg's compilation album 'Back To Basics', re-released by Cooking Vinyl in The album collates the releases 'Life's A Riot With Spy Vs.
  6. Feb 10,  · #PLEASE NOTE# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # ### From: [email protected] (William Vaughan) Date: GMT Subject: CRD Billy Bragg's "St. Swithins Day" Here's Billy Bragg's "St. Swithins Day" off of Back to Basics.
  7. Sep 18,  · 'St Swithin's Day' from Billy Bragg's compilation album 'Back To Basics', re-released by Cooking Vinyl in The album collates the .
  8. St. Swithin's Day / A New England, a Single by Billy Bragg. Released in February on Ariola (catalog no. LC; Vinyl 7"). Genres: Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock.

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