NME podcast with Billy Bragg

Listen to author Daniel Rachel and Billy Bragg discuss new Rock Against Racism book ‘Walls Come Tumbling Down’ ByDamian Jones Apr 28, 2017 A podcast featuring Billy Bragg and award winning author Daniel Rachel has been posted online. The audio focuses on Rachel’s new book Walls Come Tumbling Down which consists of new conversations with over 100 contributors, including Pauline [...]

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Guardian feature/ Penderyn Book of the Year

British 70s protest-music chronicle wins music book of the year  Daniel Rachel’s Walls Come Tumbling Down, an exhaustive account of the Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge movements, takes the Penderyn music book prize ‘Very important at this moment in time, too’ … the Clash perform at the 1978 Rock Against Racism carnival [...]

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Penderyn Book Music Prize 2017 – acceptance speech

Walls Come Tumbling Down: the music and politics of Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize 2017.    'The Mercury Prize of Books' - NME 'I am so thrilled to receive the Penderyn Music Book Prize. The last time I won a prize was the tombola at St [...]

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