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  1. Mastertapes: Billy Bragg (the B-Side)

    Following the A-Side of Mastertapes with Billy Bragg, where Billy discussed the making of his self-proclaimed ‘difficult’ third album ‘Talking With The Taxman About Poetry’ comes the B-Side. In this edition Billy Bragg responds to questions from the audience at Maida Vale Studios with more exclusive perfomances and revealing insights. He considers the state of protest songs today, reveals what music he is writing at the moment and explains what poetry he would discuss with today’s taxman. And he plays excerpts from the album live in front of the audience.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/mastertapes/all

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  2. Mastertapes: Billy Bragg (the A-Side)

    ‘Talking With The Taxman About Poetry’ - Billy Bragg talks to John Wilson about how the self-proclaimed ‘difficult’ third album was written and created with a guitar he bought when he was out shopping for swimming trunks… he explains how a film about the James Brothers helped him write "There’s Power In A Union’… and describes how Andy Kershaw’s inability to shut up led him to writing ‘Levi Stubbs’ Tears’. And he plays excerpts from the album live in front of the audience.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/mastertapes/all

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  3. Richard Thompson (A side) Rumor and Sigh

    John Wilson interviews leading musicians about the creation of an album they feel is one of their most significant of their career.

    John Wilson talks to songwriters and musicians about career defining albums. This week in Mastertapes (A Side) he talks to Richard Thompson about the making of his 1991 album, ‘Rumor And Sigh’.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/mastertapes

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  4. Mike Scott & Steve Wickham of The Waterboys (B side)

    John Wilson interviews leading musicians about the creation of an album they feel is one of their most significant of their career.

    John Wilson talks to Mike Scott & Steve Wickham about the 1988 Waterboys album, "Fisheman’s Blues". Programme 2 (B-side) and now it’s the turn of the audience to ask the questions.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/mastertapes

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