Category Archive: Songs

Jul 06

Video – Bob Tressell’s Pen


The-Ragged-Trousered-Phil-006Two weeks ago, I spent the day with Shut Out The Light films, recording a music video for my version of the song Bob Tressell’s Pen.

As you know, I’m a massive fan of the book The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

Mar 07

Freddie Matthews – Free Download

This song is not mine, only the performance and the recording. It’s a traditional tune, and the words are by Ron Elliott.

It tells the true story of Hatfield miner Freddie Matthews who was killed on the picket line in 1972.

Feb 20

New Song Release: Until Midnight Tonight Only – Listen Now

DON’T WAIT. This song disappears at midnight on the 20th February 2015 as it will feature on my next album.

Jan 24

A Love Song For Fellow Weirdos Everywhere


10926789_10153126454501495_5711438035812590315_oHey fellow weirdos! Here’s a first song for the new year which I’ve just finished recording. Oooh about five minutes ago.

It’s called The Odd Couple Song and it’s for all of us weirdos everywhere, with love.

Sep 17

The Live Album Is Here!! Buy It Now!

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2014-09-17 16.24.22Hooray! I’m very excited! The live album has just arrived. Look at them all sat there in their box, just waiting for you to buy a copy.

I’m really pleased with it.

Sep 13

SONG: Bob Tressell’s Pen


ART_flagThis song was not written by me. Only the performance is mine.

It was written by Kevin Jones from the Association of the Ragged Trousered.

I was recently in a movie commemorating the centenary of the publication of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell.

Sep 11

Pre Order The Live Album CD Now


AlbumCover81x300You can now preorder my new live album – Live At 81 Renshaw Street – as a CD.

I got lots of feedback from friends and supporters that you really wanted the album, but as a CD rather than a download.

Sep 06

Did You Miss It? Then Listen Again!


listen-again-pic-306x2341So you went and missed me on the radio this morning on The Billy Butler Show?

Well, hey, don’t worry – thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can travel back into the past and listen to it all over again.

Sep 05

The Billy Butler Show, BBC Radio Merseyside (Sat 6th Sept, 10.15am)

billybutlerwebHey everyone! I’ll be on BBC Radio Merseyside tomorrow on The Billy Butler Show.

It’s on 95.8FM or you can listen live on

Sep 05

Alun Parry On Kentucky Radio


kentucky-554x260I have been played on internet radio all the way over in Kentucky.

My song After All Of This Time (from the latest When The Sunlight Shines) was featured on the podcast Idiosyncratic Transmissions.

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