Billy Bragg
Talking with the Taxman About Poetry


Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 8
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 8
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 89
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 51
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
Juan Vitoria (Spain) - 350 Masterpieces of Contemporary Music to Discover (2005) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 289
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 8
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 17
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 21
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 22
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order


These critics also liked the following albums:

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Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
Rattlesnakes
1984
Julian Cope
Fried
1984
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug
1988
The Dream Syndicate
Medicine Show
1984
The Gun Club
Miami
1982
Hüsker Dü
Warehouse: Songs and Stories
1987
Robyn Hitchcock
I Often Dream of Trains
1984
Lou Reed
New York
1989
Spacemen 3
The Perfect Prescription
1987
The Sugarcubes
Life's Too Good
1988


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