Mermaid Avenue: Billy Bragg & Wilco

Mermaid Avenue: Billy Bragg & Wilco

This is what happens when Billy Bragg and Wilco team up to finish songs that Woody Guthrie had written, but never recorded. The result, nothing short of spectacular.

  • I've always been a fan of a more solid guitar, the reassuring weight, the resonance, and perhaps because they're something to hide behind. My first was a telecaster. Then I heard Billy Bragg. When this guitar came out, I was fas... I've always been a fan of a more solid guitar, the reassuring weight, the resonance, and perhaps because they're something to hide behind. My first was a telecaster. Then I heard Billy Bragg. When this guitar came out, I was fascinated by the range of sounds he'd wring from it, the jangly top end, the warm lows. It's really well-suited to just letting a vocal and the guitar sound shine. I'd recommend reading the proper guitar reviews to find out about the semi-hollow body, pickups, and technical details. I just love this. Which is how you should feel about a guitar.