Tag Archive: strike

Mar 12

New Single Released – The Dirty Thirty (Listen Here)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 …

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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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Nov 30

Strike Day – Greedy Fingers Released On iTunes

To mark today’s strike day, my N30 song Greedy Fingers has been released as a single on iTunes. Click here to download Greedy Fingers from iTunes Have a great day today and be proud of the stand you are taking. I’ll be singing to the picketers in Bolton this afternoon. Here’s the song below so …

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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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Nov 12

Benefit For The Leeds Bin Strike: Ten Weeks In


The tiny coverage that this strike has had in the news media has been a disgrace. But the bin workers of Leeds are now in their tenth week of solid strike action. They recently rejected the council’s “final offer” with a 92% vote. I’ll be playing for the strikers tomorrow (Fri 13 Nov) at The …

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