The Politics Of Pop


199005091990050909 May 1990

Producer: C. BLOFELD

Broadcast history

09 May 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1990-05-07

Recorded on 1990-05-07.

Genome: [r1 Bd=19900509]From Glasgow, as part of Radio Goes to Town.

Andy Kershaw talks to pop stars including

Public Enemy,

Kirsty McColl and Billy Bragg about the politics of pop. And he's joined by local musicians and fans for a fierce argument:

Should pop stars use their musical success as a platform for their politics? Why aren't there more right-wing bands around? And should Radio 1 balance every left-wing song with a right-wing one? Producer Charlotte Blofeld

Genome: [r1 Bd=19900509] Talks: Andy Kershaw

Unknown: Kirsty McColl

Unknown: Billy Bragg