Tag Archive: demo

Sep 11

Tressell Song At Hastings Conference: Listen Now

Letter To Kathleen Demo by alunparry Robert Tressell, the author of Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, died in Liverpool a hundred years ago. This song, Letter To Kathleen, is my response to an email I received from Kate Richardson. Kate is Vice President and human dynamo of the Manchester Trades Council. Her email contained Robert’s last letter …

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Dec 21

Student Protest Pics Set To Oh Mr Cameron

Big thanks to Shane Kelly for this terrific photovideo of images from the recent student protests – all set to Oh Mr Cameron. You’ll remember that Oh Mr Cameron was written primarily by my Mum, Norma Parry, while on an anti-cuts demo in Glasgow. I threw in a chorus to finish it off and started …

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Sep 20

We Can Make The World Stop – Live From The Demo

This is the last of the three videos from the anti-cuts demo at Lib Dem Conference. I particularly like the way the deputy general secretary of the ATL union, Martin Johnson, is bopping away in the background. Funky or what?

Sep 19

Oh Mr Cameron – Live From The Demo

Another video from today’s demo at Lib Dem Conference. This song was mainly written by my Mum no less, with a chorus thrown in by me. It has quickly achieved something of a cult status, proving that I’m not even the best songwriter in my own family! Enjoy it. Sing it at future demos. The …

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Sep 19

New Song: Union Hall – Live From The Demo

Demo at Lib Dem Conference

4,000 demonstrators turned out to protest the cuts outside the Liberal Democrats Conference in Liverpool today. I sung from the stage to begin the rally, and I’ll be posting more videos as the evening progresses. This is a brand new song called Union Hall which I wrote this week especially for the event. I hope …

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Sep 18

Singing At The Demo – Lib Dem Conference

First of all, the ECHO was bang wrong. They ran a piece yesterday that Sunday’s demo against the Lib Dems has been banned. It hasn’t at all, so ignore it. They got it wrong. Everyone is gathering at Salthouse Dock at 11.30. Salthouse Dock? Where’s that? It’s part of the Albert Dock development. Here’s a …

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