Billy Bragg ‎– Talking With The Taxman About Poetry

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Cooking Vinyl ‎– COOK CD 304
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2 × CD, Album, Remastered, Special Reissue Bonus Edition
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Talking With The Taxman About Poetry</b><br><small>LP Originally released September 1986, on Go! Discs AGOLP 6</small>
1.1 Greetings To The New Brunette
Bass, Guitar [Slide] – John PorterGuitar [Electric] – Johnny MarrPercussion – Simon MoretonVocals – Kirsty MacColl
3:31
1.2 Train Train
Violin – Bobby ValentinoWritten-By – Zenon De Fleur
2:12
1.3 The Marriage
Bass – John PorterTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Dave Woodhead
2:31
1.4 Ideology 3:27
1.5 Levi Stubbs' Tears
Percussion – Simon MoretonTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Dave Woodhead
3:31
1.6 Honey I'm A Big Boy Now
Piano – Kenny Craddock
4:07
1.7 There Is Power In A Union
Music By – George F. Root
2:48
1.8 Help Save The Youth Of America
Mandolin – John Porter
2:48
1.9 Wishing The Days Away
Mandolin – John PorterViolin – Bobby Valentino
2:29
1.10 The Passion
Guitar [Electric] – Johnny MarrVocals – Kirsty MacColl
2:54
1.11 The Warmest Room
Bass – John Porter
3:57
1.12 The Home Front
Organ – Kenny CraddockTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Dave Woodhead
4:16
Waiting For The Great Leap Forward</b><small> B-Side<br>Released August 1988 on Go! Discs GOD23
2.1 Sin City
Mandolin, Vocals – Hank WangfordWritten By – Parsons/HillmanWritten-By – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons
3:34
Greetings To The New Brunette</b><small> B-Sides<br>12" Single originally released November 1986 on Go! Discs GODX15</small>
2.2 Deportees
Mandolin, Vocals – Hank WangfordWritten By – Guthrie/HoffmanWritten-By – Martin Hoffman (2), Woody Guthrie
4:03
2.3 There Is Power In A Union (Instrumental)
Mandolin – John PorterMusic By – George F. Root
3:16
Previously Unreleased<br></b><small>Recorded During The Taxman Sessions</small>
2.4 The Tracks Of My Tears
Written By – Robinson/Moore/TarplinWritten-By – Marvin Tarplin, Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore
2:56
2.5 Wishing The Days Away (Alternate Version) 2:32
2.6 The Clashing Of Ideologies (Alternate Version) 2:52
2.7 Greetings To The New Brunette (Demo) 3:57
2.8 A Nurse's Life Is Full Of Woe 2:48
2.9 Only Bad Signs 3:10
Square Roots</b><br><small>LP Released 1986 FROOT 001</small>
2.10 Hold The Fort
Vocals – Robert HandleyWritten By – Traditional
1:47

Credits

  • Artwork By [Design] – Committee
  • Lyrics ByBilly Bragg (tracks: 1.1, 1.3 to 1.12, 2.5 to 2.9)
  • Mastered By [Digitally Remastered At Metropolis Mastering]Tim Young (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12)
  • Mastered By [Digitally Remastered At Sound Mastering]Duncan Cowell (tracks: 2.1 to 2.10)
  • Music ByBilly Bragg (tracks: 1.1, 1.3 to 1.6, 1.8 to 1.12, 2.5 to 2.9)
  • Percussion [Assorted]George Shilling (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12), Kenny Jones (3) (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12)
  • PerformerBilly Bragg
  • Photography – Hans Praefke
  • ProducerJohn Porter (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12), Kenny Jones (3) (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12)
  • Reissue Producer [Compilation Produced By], Compiled ByGrant Showbiz
  • Technician [Tape Op], Other [Tea & Biscuits]George Shilling (tracks: 1.1 to 1.12)

Notes

The Difficult Third Album

Printed catalogue number: COOKCD304
Barcode: 711297470420
Label Code: LC 7180
WAG 320 Made in the EU

Original recordings (P) 1985 1986 Billy Bragg
This compilation (P) & © Billy Bragg
All tracks published by BMG Music Publishing Ltd, except
CD1.2: Carlin Music Corp.
CD1.7: BMG
CD2.1: Rondor Music London Ltd.
CD2.2: Tro Ethics Music Ltd.
CD2.4: Jobete Music Ltd.

Recorded March - July 1986 at Livingston Studios, London, except
'Hold The Fort' recorded November 1985 during 'Days Like These' EP sessions.

'Train Train' originally recorded by 'The Count Bishops' in 1976 on a Chiswick Records single cat no. S5A.

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December 28, 2016
This compilation (P) & © 2007 Billy Bragg. On my copy.