Tag Archive: miners

Jul 07

New Song For Coal Miners: Dig Boys Dig


Following my recent blog post, delicately titled Cut The Bullshit and Create, I’ve been making efforts to do just that myself. The song is inspired by a coal miner from Salford who I’ve been hearing a lot about of late. I’ve never met him, but hearing about him sparked something within me. So I began …

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Mar 12

New Single Released – The Dirty Thirty (Listen Here)

Alun Parry’s new single The Dirty Thirty has been released today (listen above), on the anniversary of the official start of the 84/85. Please leave your comments on this page below. Please share this story to your friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter, and help spread this story of amazing courage and principle. It …

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Mar 06

New Single To Be Released on Monday

Alun Parry’s brand new single ‘The Dirty Thirty’ is to be released on Monday. The song tells the story of thirty striking miners from Leicestershire and their families during the 84/85 Miners Strike. While the rest of Leicestershire’s 2,500 miners continued to work throughout, these thirty or so miners went on strike. It is a …

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Mar 05

BBC Radio Leicester on Monday

Those in the Leicestershire area will be able to listen in to the Breakfast Show on Radio Leicester on Mon (7 March) to hear me chatting about my new song The Dirty Thirty. I’ll be on at around 8.20am and will be joined by David Bell, the author of the book The Dirty Thirty: Heroes …

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