Turned Out A Punk
Turned Out A Punk
Oct 20, 2020
Episode 291 - Billy Bragg (Riff Raff)
1 hr 13 min
The Bard Of Barking comes to the Turned Out A Punk Kingdom! On this episode Damian sits down with one of England’s greatest song writers: BILLY BRAGG. Listen as Damian & Billy go deep on the greatness: Riff Raff, Chiswick Records’ pub rock, never listening to the Clash’s “Sandinista” on principle & SO MUCH OTHER GOODNESS. 


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A Damned reel to reel as first exposure

it’s gotta be recorded wrong speed?

Sceptical of the art school quality of it

The Jam are the first band to have an impact

Dr.Feelgood are the British Ramones

Do up your top button lest you look like a Bee Gee

The Clash live blowing your mind

Forming Riff Raff

Recording I Wanna Be A Cosmonaut and being reborn

getting high on recording

Snatching a cup of “Sex and Drug and Rock And Roll” badges from your future manager

Albion Records

The unreleased Riff Raff movie

Throwing matinee gigs in Clopton 

The Now’s “Development Corporation”

Jon Savage’s end of Punk was just the start

The power and sway on being big city rockers in a small town

Getting East German Punks Stoned for the first time

Lil’ Kevin joins the band

Punk splitting into Oi and The New Romantic

Never listening to Sandinista by the Clash

Blanking on The Levellers

“They weren’t in the Clash Wars!”

Lesson learned from Patrick Fitzgerald’s failure

Life’s A Riot


The Housemartins 



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