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Billy Bragg is unimpressed by his political fans

Musician Billy Bragg has been awarded the Roots Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

He won it in recognition of his outstanding contribution to folk music from a grass roots level upwards.

Mr Bragg told BBC Radio 5 live why folk awards were so different to rock ones, adding that he was unimpressed to find out who some of his political fans are.