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William Bloke

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Released  September 10, 1996
William Bloke (1996)  Bloke on Bloke (1997)
Release date  10 September 1996
Producer  Grant Showbiz
Length  41:15
Artist  Billy Bragg
Genre  Alternative/Indie
Label  Elektra Records
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Similar  Billy Bragg albums, Other albums

From red to blue


William Bloke is the seventh album by alternative folk artist Billy Bragg, released in 1996, five years after his last studio album. The lyrics to "A Pict Song" are by English poet Rudyard Kipling. The lyrics to "Goalhanger" use the first verse of "The Little Man Who Wasn't There".

Contents

Track listing

All tracks composed by Billy Bragg; except where indicated

  1. "From Red to Blue"
  2. "Upfield"
  3. "Everybody Loves You Babe"
  4. "Sugar Daddy"
  5. "A Pict Song" (words: Rudyard Kipling)
  6. "Brickbat"
  7. "The Space Race Is Over"
  8. "Northern Industrial Town"
  9. "The Fourteenth of February"
  10. "King James Version"
  11. "Goalhanger"

The LP version also includes a final track, "Qualifications". The 2006 Reissue includes a second CD, with the following track listing:

  1. "As Long As You Hold Me" [demo]
  2. "Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet" [demo]
  3. "Sugardaddy" [demo]
  4. "Space Race Is Over" [demo]
  5. "Goalhanger" [demo]
  6. "Upfield" [demo]
  7. "Fourteenth of February" [demo]
  8. "Qualifications"
  9. "Never Had No One Ever"
  10. "Thatcherites"
  11. "All Fall Down"

Personnel

  • Billy Bragg - guitar, vocals
  • Terry Disley - Hammond B3 organ (1), strings (9), string arrangement
  • Fionn O'Lochlainn - bass (2,4)
  • J.F.T. Hood - drums, percussion (2,4,7,9,11)
  • Cara Tivey - organ, piano (2,3,4,7,9,11)
  • Terry Edwards - saxophone (2,11)
  • Caroline Hall - trombone (2,11)
  • Dave Woodhead - trumpet (2,11), flugelhorn (4), strings (6), brass arrangement
  • Deirdre Cooper - cello (6,9)
  • Chris Morgan - double bass (7,10)
  • Chucho Merchan - double bass (9)
  • Ashley Dreea - mandolin (10)
  • Nigel Frydman - bass (11)
  • Songs

    1From Red to Blue3:20
    2Upfield4:06
    3Everybody Loves You Babe3:10

    References

    William Bloke Wikipedia


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