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Peggy Seeger’s ‘First Time Ever’ cover and live shows

As previously announced, on October 5th we publish First Time Ever: A Memoir, from one of folk music’s most respected and influential musicians, Peggy Seeger. ‘She’s my hero’ – Cerys Matthews Born in New York City in 1935, Peggy enjoyed a childhood steeped in music and politics – they remain her lifeblood….


Billy Bragg’s Essential Skiffle Reading List

If Roots, Radicals and Rockers has given you the Skiffle…


Faber Social presents Poetry

In July we’re hosting an evening of poetry, curated and…


Sizzlin’ Hot: Billy Bragg’s Skiffle playlist

To celebrate the publication of his new book Roots, Radicals…


Meet Me in the Bathroom

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Lizzy Goodman

New York, 2001. 9/11 plunges the US into a state of war and political volatility—and heralds the rebirth of the city’s rock scene. As the old-guard music industry crumbles, a…

Roots Radicals Rockers cover image

Roots, Radicals and Rockers

Billy Bragg

Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World is the first book to explore this phenomenon in depth – a meticulously researched and joyous account that explains how skiffle…


Faber Social presents Poetry

July 3, 2017

The Social, 5 Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JD

In July we’re hosting an evening of poetry, curated and hosted by our friend, the esteemed poet Martha Sprackland. Joining us on the night will be Kayo Chingonyi, Sophie Collins, Amina Jama, Zaffar Kunial, Melissa Lee-Houghton and André Naffis-Sahely. …