Saturday, June 25, 2011

Billy Bragg: The Complete Peel Sessions (1983-2001) FIVE CD SET!


I was wrong.

I said that all Bragg's BBC recording would be another five CD box set. In fact, just Braggy's sessions for Peely require a five CD {bootleg} box-set!!

And now, thanks to a most generous reader, Andy Campbell, you all get this mind-bogglingly expansive five CD set for yourself.

#1
(recorded 27th July 1983 ; first broadcast 3rd August 1983)
A New England
Strange Things Happen
This Guitar Says Sorry
Love Gets Dangerous
Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
A13 - Trunk Road To The Sea

#2
(recorded 21st February 1984 ; first broadcast 27th February 1984)
Lover's Town
Myth Of Trust
To Have And To Have Not
St Swithin's Day

#3
(recorded 18th September 1984 ; first broadcast 20th September 1984)
Between The Wars
Which Side Are You On ?
A Lover Sings
It Says Here

#4
(recorded 20th August 1985 ; first broadcast 2nd September 1985)
The Marriage
There Is Power In A Union
Jeanne
Days Like These

#5
(recorded 2nd September 1986 ; first broadcast 15th September 1986)
The Warmest Room
Greetings To The New Brunette
Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto
Ideology

#6
(recorded 30th August 1988 ; first broadcast 19th September 1988)
She's Got A New Spell
Valentine's Day Is Over
The Short Answer
Rotting On Remand


Billy Bragg - The Whole Peel : Volume 2 (1991 to 1996)


#7
(recorded 12th May 1991 ; broadcast 15th June 1991)
Life With The Lions
Tank Park Salute
Accident Waiting To Happen
The Few

#8 (acoustic)
(broadcast live 13th October 1995)
Northern Industrial Town
A Pict Song
Brickbat
This Gulf Between Us

Reading Festival
(recorded & broadcast 24th August 1996)
Levi Stubbs' Tears
Greetings To The New Brunette
Waiting For The Great Leap Forward
Upfield
Sexuality
A New England (fathers' version)


The Whole Peel : Volume 3 (1996-1998)



Peel Xmas Spectacular
(broadcast live 22nd December 1996)
Goalhanger
Levi Stubbs' Tears
Dark End Of The Street
A New England
Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly

#9 Woody Guthrie Session
(broadcast live 9th July 1998)
My Flying Saucer
Another Man's Done Gone
Black Wind Blowing
Psalm
Aginst Th' Law
All You Fascists Bound To Lose
Ingrid Bergman
Christ For President


The Whole Peel : Volume 4 (1999 part 1)



Tracks 1-8
Live From Peel Acres
(broadcast 25th March 1999)
Billy co-presents the John Peel Show live from John's house (Peel Acres) and plays tracks from the Mermaid Tour official bootleg

Tracks 9-15
Billy Bragg & The Blokes at Glastonbury
(recorded 25th June 1999 ; broadcast 30th June 1999)
Milkman Of Human Kindness
The Warmest Room
Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
All You Fascists Bound To Lose
California Stars
Glad & Sorry
A New England


The Whole Peel : Volume 5 (1999-2001)


John Peel Tribute Concert, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
(recorded 4th December 1999 ; broadcast 9th December 1999)
It Says Here
Scholarship Is The Enemy Of Romance
Island Of No Return
The Myth Of Trust
Man In The Iron Mask
Richard
St Monday
Jeanne
Levi Stubbs' Tears
A13

Festive Fifty 25th Anniversary Special
(recorded 13th December 2000 ; broadcast 19th December 2000)
Brickbat
Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key

John Peel's 40th Anniversary In Radio, King's College Student's Union, London
(recorded 24th September 2001 ; broadcast 11th October 2001)
A Lover Sings
Milkman Of Human Kindness
St Monday
She Came Along To Me
Everywhere


This is is the largest single-serving download MRML has ever presented and I would REALLY appreciate some shout-out's to Mr. Andy Campbell in the COMMENTS section for his staggering gift to us.



(Download linkS are in that same COMMENT section where you may say your thanks!)



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49 comments:

  1. alright

    I

    hope

    you're

    all

    ready

    for


    this

    .

    V. 1
    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?b0l1nknn5jq14g1

    V. 2
    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?bzu5n7yewy5b44j

    V. 3
    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?fibkt1rtxpvpcm5

    V. 4
    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?36y814u684ez3z5

    V. 5
    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?99s50brxiajq1a6


    I think you now what the right thing to do now is...

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  2. Thanks to Andy and Jeffen for putting this up. I haven't heard most of these Peel sessions...can't wait to check them out.

    And thanks to Jeffen for the Riff Raff compilation, too.

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  3. great
    great
    great
    great and
    great

    thanks so much.

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  4. Wow!!! Thanks so much for sharing this!

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  5. thanks so much for this. all the housework that needs to be done today will suck so much less!

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  6. thank you very much

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  7. Nice. This will keep alot of people busy for a long time. :)

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  8. Nice! I've been enjoying the Billy Bragg posts lately, and this one's just fantastic. Thanks, and thanks to Andy.

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  9. Wow - that's just overwhelmingly awesome! Thanks, Andy & Jeffen!

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  10. WOW. I've been on a Biwwy Bwagg kick lately, so thrilled to find this. Thanks!

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  11. Awesome post. Thanks so much

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  12. Sorry I must complain, I didn't need to download yesterdays CD. :-)

    Thanks to you both from the depths of my heart.

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  13. Just pure f'in awesome, brilliant stuff. Thank you so much!

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  14. thanks. been looking for this for a long time.

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  15. Andy Campbell and Jeffen, thank you for making my weekend!

    Disc 5 is amazing!

    Cheers

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  16. I love Billy Bragg - and now I love Andy Campbell for helping provide this kickass material.

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  17. Thanks everybody for your efforts - I appreciate it very mucho!

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  19. I have to admit - I've quite enjoyed listening to the Barking whinger.

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  20. YOU ARE THE MASTER GENIUS!!!
    InCreDiBle!!!

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  21. Well yes, comments are deserved.

    Will "stunningly brilliant" do?

    Just ask if more is required.

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  22. Brilliant thanks!!!

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  23. Thanks very much Andy & Jeffen!

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  24. Needing this now more than ever. Thank you from Canada.

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  25. Top stuff! Cheers.

    SM

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  26. Thank you, Billy, John Peel, Andy & MRML Jeffen.
    I went to school in Dagenham, went to college in Romford, and started married life in a tower block in Barking. I have been in the States since 75. I wasn't there for all this but I am catching up now that to sites like this and the generosity of you guys.

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  27. Fantastic ! Thanks ever so much Andy & Jeffen. This is some kind of grail put within reach. Cheers !

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  28. Brilliant! Got some of these taped from the radio when I was a kid so ggod to have them again in a more friendly format. Ta loads - you guys are stars!

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  29. terrific. thank you both, i appreciate this.

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  30. Fan-FREAKIN-tastic! Thanks!

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  31. i'm sure going to have a fun saturday! this is a great consolidation, and i really appreciate your sharing it with the digital world! i still remember hearing levi stubbs as an 9th grader, played on the local college radio station. i was taken with the imagery, which clearly my developing mind didn't quite understand. thanks!

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  32. Wow!

    Amazing response.

    Both Andy and I were impressed with the reaction.

    Greater things are still to come!

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  33. I'm living in new York at themoment so I've not had my usual Glasto of following Billy around the site, this has made up for thinga a little
    cheers
    nick

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  34. Looks great! Thanks to both of you. (Sorry for the late thanks; just saw the post today.)

    I don't know if it's been mentioned in the other Billy Bragg posts, but archive.org has a bunch of live Bragg stuff at http://www.archive.org/details/BillyBragg

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  35. Thank-you so much.

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  36. Fantastic. Saw Billy support The Clash at Bristol Colston Hall in 1984. Many times since and his radio sessions were always a treat. Cheers

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  37. great cheers all round

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  38. THANKYOU!!!!!

    keep up the AWESOME work!! xx

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  39. Bah! The links don't work now. If any of your lucky individuals who downloaded them when they work, could you send them to me at Lawrence556@live.co.uk? Or show me a place where they are temporarily? Much obliged!

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  40. much appreciated big thanks !!

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  41. Damn missed them. Will these be re-upped at all?

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  42. I missed them too. They look fantastic. Any chance of a repeat?

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