Tag Archive: song

Sep 13

SONG: Bob Tressell’s Pen

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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.

Jul 27

Olympics Song – Listen Here

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So today is the opening of the Olympics. Hoorah! The nation is in a frenzy. Apparently.

All the hype aside, there’ll be some great sporting stories waiting to unfold. Enjoy it.

There’s a funny thing that happens at the Olympics though.

Nov 25

Greedy Fingers – New Song For The N30 Strikes

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Greedy Fingers – Alun Parry by alunparry

Bolton UNISON commissioned me to write a song supporting the strikes about to take place on November 30th.

So here it is. Enjoy! It’s called Greedy Fingers.

Oct 19

Song: Don’t Put Me Name On The Board

This will be new to you, but I wrote this song a few years ago, especially for the children at Whitefield School in Liverpool.

Oct 05

New Song: We Are Not Afraid

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I sung this song for the first time during my headline set at Hove Folk Club on Friday.

But I wrote it on the way to the Sophie Lancaster gig at the end of last month.

Sep 06

Dessie Warren Featured on Unionsong.com

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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

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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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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.

Jun 08

New Song Live At Glastonwick

I’ve uploaded a new song from my gig at the Glastonwick Festival in Sussex.

Let’s know what you think of it.

The journey was a 16 hour round trip so I’ll be posting some of the antics from along the way over the next few days.

Apr 17

AFC Liverpool Win The Vodkat Trophy – A Pictorial

A moment of history happened tonight.

AFC Liverpool, the club I founded last year on socialist principles, won our first trophy in our very first season.

If you didn’t hear the official cup final song that I wrote and released last week, then check it out here

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