Film, Video Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals & Rockers
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- Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals & Rockers
- The roots of skiffle as a musical genre and its influence on popular music is discussed in this book talk presented by singer and guitarist Billy Bragg. In his book, "Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World," Bragg examines the moment in history following World War II when British teens transformed the country's pop music from a jazz-based musical form into the guitar-led sound that changed the world of music.
- Event Date
- July 21, 2017
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 1 hours 26 minutes 19 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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