Volume 1 (Billy Bragg album)

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Volume 1
Billy Bragg Volume 1 Box Set.JPG
Box set by Billy Bragg
Released 2006
Recorded 1981 - 1990
Genre Alternative folk
Label Yep Roc
Billy Bragg chronology
Must I Paint You a Picture? The Essential Billy Bragg
(2003)
Volume 1
(2006)
Volume 2
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10) [2]

Volume 1 is a box set by alternative folk singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, released in 2006. The box set includes 7 CDs and 2 DVDs with a booklet containing song lyrics and an introduction by Wiggy, producer of several of Bragg's albums.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy - Original Album)[edit]

  1. The Milkman of Human Kindness
  2. To Have and to Have Not
  3. Richard
  4. A New England
  5. The Man In The Iron Mask
  6. The Busy Girl Buys Beauty
  7. Lovers Town Revisited

Disc 2 (Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy - Bonus CD)[edit]

  1. Strange Things Happen (Alternative Version)
  2. The Cloth (1)
  3. Love Lives Here
  4. Speedway Hero
  5. Loving You Too Long
  6. This Guitar Says Sorry(Alternative Version)
  7. Love Gets Dangerous (Alternative Version)
  8. The Cloth (2)
  9. The Man In The Iron Mask (Alternative Version)
  10. A13, Trunk Road To The Sea
  11. Fear Is A Man's Best Friend

Disc 3 (Brewing Up with Billy Bragg - Original Album)[edit]

  1. It Says Here
  2. Love Gets Dangerous
  3. The Myth Of Trust
  4. From A Vauxhall Velox
  5. The Saturday Boy
  6. Island Of No Return
  7. St. Swithin's Day
  8. Like Soldiers Do
  9. This Guitar Says Sorry
  10. Strange Things Happen
  11. A Lover Sings

Disc 4 (Brewing Up with Billy Bragg - Bonus CD)[edit]

  1. It Must Be A River
  2. Won't Talk About It
  3. Talking Wag Club Blues
  4. You Got The Power
  5. The Last Time
  6. Back To The Old House
  7. A Lover Sings (Alternative Version)
  8. Which Side Are You On (Between The Wars EP)
  9. It Says Here (Between The Wars EP)
  10. Between The Wars (Between The Wars EP)
  11. World Turned Upside Down (Between The Wars EP)

Disc 5 (Talking with the Taxman About Poetry - Original Album)[edit]

  1. Greetings To The New Brunette
  2. Train Train
  3. The Marriage
  4. Ideology
  5. Levi Stubbs' Tears
  6. Honey, I'm A Big Boy Now
  7. There Is Power In A Union
  8. Help Save The Youth Of America
  9. Wishing The Days Away
  10. The Passion
  11. The Warmest Room
  12. The Home Front

Disc 6 (Talking with the Taxman About Poetry - Bonus CD)[edit]

  1. Sin City
  2. Deportees
  3. There Is Power In A Union (Instrumental)
  4. The Tracks Of My Tears
  5. Wishin The Days Away (Alternative Take)
  6. The Clashing Of Ideologies (Alternative Version)
  7. Greetings To The New Brunette (Demo)
  8. A Nurse's Life Is Full Of Woe
  9. Only Bad Signs
  10. Hold The Fort

Disc 7 (The Internationale - Original Album / Help Save the Youth of America: Live & Dubious EP / Bonus Tracks)[edit]

  1. The Internationale
  2. I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night
  3. The Marching Song Of The Covert Battalions
  4. Blake's Jerusalem
  5. Nicaragua Nicaraguita
  6. The Red Flag
  7. My Youngest Son Came Home Today
  8. Introduction (Live, Live & Dubious EP)
  9. Help Save The Youth Of America (Live, Live & Dubious EP)
  10. Think Again (Live, Live & Dubious EP)
  11. Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto (Live, Live & Dubious EP)
  12. Days Like These (DC Remix, Live & Dubious EP)
  13. To Have And To Have Not (Live, Live & Dubious EP)
  14. There Is Power In A Union (With The Pattersons, Live & Dubious EP)
  15. Joe Hill (Bonus Track)
  16. This Land Is Your Land (Bonus Track)
  17. Never Cross A Picket Line (Bonus Track)
  18. A Change Is Gonna Come (Bonus Track)
  19. A Miner's Life (Bonus Track)

Disc 8 (Bonus DVD - Here And There)[edit]

East Berlin DDR - February 1986 (Live Concert)

  1. There Is Power In A Union
  2. Between The Wars

Nicaragua - July 1987 (Live)

  1. Nicaragua Nicaraguita

Lithuania USSR - May 1988 (Live Concert)

  1. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
  2. To Have And To Have Not
  3. The Milkman Of Human Kindness
  4. Island Of No Return
  5. Between The Wars
  6. The World Turned Upside Down
  7. Levi Stubbs' Tears
  8. Help Save The Youth Of America
  9. A New England
  10. Wishing The Days Away
  11. People Get Ready / Tupelo Honey
  12. Star
  13. A13, Trunk Road To The Sea

Disc: 9 (Boxed Set Bonus DVD, From The West Down To The East)[edit]

The South Bank Show, March 1985 (TV Special)

  1. To Have And To Have Not
  2. A13, Trunk Road To The Sea
  3. Island Of No Return
  4. A Lover Sings
  5. A New England
  6. Which Side Are You On?
  7. Between The Wars

East Berlin DDR, August 1986 (Live Concert)

  1. Lovers Town Revisited
  2. Levi Stubbs' Tears
  3. The World Turned Upside Down
  4. It Says Here
  5. Island Of No Return
  6. Which Side Are You On?
  7. Love Gets Dangerous
  8. Richard
  9. Train Train
  10. A New England

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