He'd never get past the auditions for X-Factor, but Stephen William Bragg is one of the greatest singer-songwriters ever put on Planet Earth.
I cant get over how brutal but beautiful this particular single was:-
mp3 : Billy Bragg - Levi Stubbs' Tears
A #26 hit in 1986. It also had a wonderfully simple but memorable promo video that I remember was aired on The Old Grey Whistle Test.
They dont make em like that anymore....