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REVOLUTION ROCK — Following the UK's Tory landslide, we consider the history of political pop: Stephen Dalton offers a guide to musical resistance from the MC5 to Huggy Bear (Vox, 1993). Plus, from 1990, Billy Bragg discusses racism and Thatcher in an audio interview with Larry Jaffee… and Spin's Frank Owen reports on "eco-rock" and the greening of Planet Pop.
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SEE THAT GIRL — John Tobler talks to the much-missed Kirsty MacColl about her Kite album… and about Stiff, hubbo Steve Lillywhite, and her timeless contribution to the Pogues' classic Christmas hit 'Fairytale of New York' (1989).
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