Tag Archive: des warren

Jul 02

Justice For The Shrewsbury 24


Sadly I can’t be there, but today there is a rally in Shrewsbury to demand justice for the trades unionists and building workers attacked by the State in the 70s.

Sep 06

Dessie Warren Featured on Unionsong.com


Des and RickyThe song I wrote for the Shrewsbury Pickets Justice Campaign, My Name Is Dessie Warren, has been featured on the Union Songs website.

Unionsong.com is an influential collection of rebel songs, songs of freedom, work songs, songs of dissent, protest songs, liberation songs and labour songs.

Aug 20

Listen To My Name Is Dessie Warren

Des and Ricky

Des and RickyAs promised here is the recorded version of My Name Is Dessie Warren.

Click the play button to listen.

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Aug 19

Some Studio Time

I’ve been in the studio this week doing some recording for the Shrewsbury Justice Campaign.

I wrote a song about Dessie Warren to perform at a recent rally. It went down so well that I promised to do a proper recorded version of it, rather than the YouTube versions I had.

Jul 06

Ricky Tomlinson Speech At Shrewsbury Rally

Yesterday I blogged my song for Des Warren, jailed simply for being a trade unionist in the 1970s.

Also jailed with him was TV actor Ricky Tomlinson.

Ricky spoke at the rally on Saturday about his experiences. It’s well worth a watch.

Jul 05

Live Recording: My Name Is Dessie Warren

Yesterday I attended the rally for Justice for the Shrewsbury 24, and then sung at the social that followed.

I played the full version of my song My Name Is Dessie Warren for the first time in public.

Jun 23

More Details on the Shrewsbury Justice Rally

On Saturday 4th July the Shropshire & Telford Trades Union Council are organising a March and Rally in Shrewsbury in support of the “Justice for the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign”.

Jun 18

Justice For The Shrewsbury 24

I’m proud to announce that I will be playing for the Justice For The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign on July 4th.

Please support the event if you can.

More details will be posted soon but there will be a noon rally at the monument outside the Shrewsbury Council Officers.

Jun 12

My Name Is Dessie Warren

I know it’s usual for musicians to only share their songs when they’re completed, produced and the full works.

But I’ve decided to start sharing works much earlier than that.

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