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Billy Bragg - Back To Basics Album

  • Performer: Billy Bragg
  • Title: Back To Basics
  • Size MP3 ver: 1232 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 2485 mb
  • Country: US
  • Style: Folk Rock, Alternative Rock
  • # Catalog: 9 60726-2
  • Label: Elektra, Go! Discs
  • Rating: 4.5 of 5
  • Genre: Rock
Billy Bragg - Back To Basics Album


1St. Swithin's Day3:52
3Love Gets Dangerous2:23
4The World Turned Upside Down
Written-By – Leon Rosselson
5The Myth Of Trust2:53
6A Lover Sings3:51
7From A Vauxhall Velox2:30
8It Says Here4:15
9This Guitar Says Sorry2:29
10Island Of No Return3:34
11The Milkman Of Human Kindness2:47
12Strange Things Happen2:38
13To Have And To Have Not2:32
14The Busy Girl Buys Beauty1:57
15Between The Wars2:27
16Which Side Are You On
Adapted By – Billy BraggWritten-By – Florence Reece
17The Saturday Boy3:28
18The Man In The Iron Mask2:13
19A New England2:13
20Like Soldiers Do2:38
21Lovers Town Revisited1:17


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
AGODP 8Billy Bragg Back To Basics ‎(2xLP, Comp)Go! DiscsAGODP 8UK1987
CHR1603Billy Bragg Back To Basics ‎(2xLP, Comp)Go! DiscsCHR1603Italy1987
9 60726-1, 60726-1Billy Bragg Back To Basics ‎(2xLP, Comp)Elektra, Elektra9 60726-1, 60726-1US1987
CD 38767Billy Bragg Back To Basics ‎(CD, Comp)Chrysalis, Go! DiscsCD 38767Australia1987
MUSH32028.2Billy Bragg Back To Basics ‎(CD, Comp, RE)MushroomMUSH32028.2AustraliaUnknown


  • Compiled By, Mastered ByKenny Jones
  • Design [Designer And Cubist], Artwork By [Cover]Caramel Crunch
  • EngineerKenny Jones (tracks: 8 to 21)
  • Guitar, VocalsBilly Bragg
  • OrganKenny Craddock (tracks: 8 to 18)
  • Photography ByBob Bromide, Jayne Creamer
  • ProducerKenny Jones (tracks: 19 to 21), Edward De Bono (tracks: 8 to 18)
  • Producer, Engineer, Recorded ByOliver Hitch (tracks: 1 to 7)
  • TrumpetDave Woodhead (tracks: 8 to 18)
  • Written-ByBilly Bragg


"Together at last the first 21 songs from the roots of urbane folk music"

For copyright reasons this C.D. is not available in South Africa

Tracks 1-7 originally released as "Life's A Riot With Spy Vs. Spy" mini-album
Produced, engineered and recorded in straight stereo by Oliver Hitch.
© 1983 Chappell Music Ltd London W1
℗ 1983 Go! Discs Ltd

Tracks 8-18 originally released as "Brewing Up With Billy Bragg" LP .
Produced by Edward De Bono.
Engineered by Kenny Jones.
Recorded at Berry Street Studio Clerkenwell London EC1 July 1984.
© 1985 Chappell Music Ltd London W1
℗ 1984 Go! Discs Ltd

Tracks 19-21 taken from "Between The Wars" EP .
Produced and engineered by Kenny Jones.
Recorded straight to stereo at Vineyard Studio London 1985.
"Between The Wars"
© 1985 Chappell Music Ltd London W1
"The World Turned Upside Down"
© 1981 Leon Rosselson/MCPS
"Which Side Are You On"
© 1946 Stormking Music Inc. assigned to Harmony Music Ltd
℗© 1985 Billy Bragg·Go! Discs Ltd


  • Barcode: 0 7559-60726-2 5
  • Matrix / Runout: Y10953 2 60726-2 RE-1 02 M1S1
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L903
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U7D
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD


  • Record Company – BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. – D 102645
  • Licensed To – BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Go! Discs Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Billy Bragg
  • Copyright (c) – Chappell Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – MCPS Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Stormking Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Harmony Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Berry Street Studio
  • Recorded At – Vineyard Studios
  • Manufactured By – WEA Manufacturing Inc.
  • Pressed By – WEA Mfg. Olyphant – Y10953
  • Glass Mastered At – WEA Mfg. Olyphant


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