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Billy Bragg

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Birthday
20, 1957
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1957 (age 60)
Birthplace
England

About

British singer-songwriter who is committed to humanitarian issues who released #1 singles like "She's Leaving Home" and the #11 single "We Laughed."

Before Fame

He frequently played at pubs and clubs with his band Riff Raff before making it big. He also busked frequently in London to try and make a name for himself.

Trivia

Many of his songs have political or romantic themes.

Family Life

He was born as the son of Dennis Frederick Austin Bragg, an assistant manager to a Barking cap and hat maker, and Marie Victoria D'Urso.

Associated With

Following the defeat of the Labour Party and the repeated victory of Margaret Thatcher and her Conservative government, he joined Charter88 to push for a reform of the British political system.