Billy Bragg

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Born: 12/20/1957 in Barking and Dagenham, GB

Filmography

Music (22)

Paper Towns 2015 (Movie)

(""Walt Whitman's Niece") (Song)

Paper Towns 2015 (Movie)

("Walt Whitman's Niece") (Song Performer)

Bad Words 2014 (Movie)

("Feed Of Man") (Song Performer)

Pride 2014 (Movie)

("There Is Power In A Union") (Song)

Pride 2014 (Movie)

("There Is Power In A Union") (Song Performer)

The Gambler 2014 (Movie)

("Don't Think Twice, It's Alright") (Song Performer)

Made in Dagenham 2010 (Movie)

("Made In Dagenham") (Song)

The Strangers 2008 (Movie)

("At My Window, Sad and Lonely") (Song Performer)

War, Inc. 2008 (Movie)

("Blood Of The Lamb") (Song Performer)

King of California 2007 (Movie)

("California Stars") (Song Performer)

Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

("The Busy Girl Buys Beauty") (Song)

Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

("The Busy Girl Buys Beauty") (Song Performer)

Half Nelson 2006 (Movie)

("A New England") (Song)

A Room for Romeo Brass 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

A Room for Romeo Brass 2000 (Movie)

("Everywhere") (Song Performer)

Mumford 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Mumford 1999 (Movie)

("Hoodoo Voodoo") (Song Performer)

Face 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

Face 1997 (Movie)

("Waiting for the Great Leap Forward") (Song Performer)

Walking & Talking 1996 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

The Internationale (TV Show)

Music Arranger
Actor (8)

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Call Me Lucky 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Urban Hymn 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Let Fury Have The Hour 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Sessions at West 54th 1997 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Showtime Coast to Coast: The London Sessions 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Internationale (TV Show)

Actor

Milestones

2013

Achieves highest UK chart position in 22 years with Tooth & Nail

1999

Receives Grammy nomination for Mermaid Avenue

1988

Scores UK number one with a cover of The Beatles' "She's Leaving Home"

1985

Forms musicians alliance Red Wedge with Paul Weller & Jimmy Somerville

1983

Releases debut album Life's A Riot With Spy Vs. Spy

Bonus Trivia

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Bragg wrote and published a book, "The Progressive Patriot," in 2006 about the meaning of national identity in modern Britain.

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In 2007, Bragg founded Jail Guitar Doors, an initiative which supplies instruments to prisoners to help them address their problems.

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