Tag Archive: we can make the world stop

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?

May 01

Pirate Me! Full Album Free For Ogg Camp

In order to celebrate Ogg Camp being in Liverpool this weekend, I’m giving away the entire We Can Make The World Stop album away via download absolutely free. But in OGG format, not MP3. Ogg is is a completely open, patent-free, professional audio encoding and streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source. This …

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Jan 20

Album Review in The Socialist

This week’s The Socialist newspaper carried a review of my latest album We Can Make The World Stop. Get yourselves a copy if you can. Big thanks to reviewer Joel Lane who had the following to say: I first heard Alun Parry, a radical singer-songwriter from Liverpool, this July at a demonstration for the Shrewsbury …

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Nov 24

Leeds Strike Victory!!

Eleven days ago, I played a gig in Liverpool as a benefit for the Leeds cleaning workers who had been on strike since September 7th. They faced pay cuts of up to £6,000 and the workers said no. I’m delighted to report that they have won!! This is the power of working people united together …

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Oct 24

The Limerick Soviet – A Short Film

The Limerick Soviet

At the end of this post is a cracking short film on The Limerick Soviet, a tale I wrote about in my song of the same name. The wonderful thing about the film is that it shows the actual strike proclamations featured in my song, and shows the currency that the workers issued when they …

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Sep 22

New Album Review: 4 Stars in R2 Magazine


The new album We Can Make The World Stop has just been reviewed in the current edition of influential national music magazine R2 (formerly known as Rock N Reel). Reviewer Eddie Cooney gave it a whopping four stars (woohoo!) and said some rather nice things about it too. Describing me as “an incurable champion of …

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Sep 05

Louise Baldock Reviews The Launch Gig


Amongst all the album reviews it’s great to see a review of the launch gig itself, so thanks to Louise Baldock for such a full review on her blog. Louise is a Liverpool Labour Councillor, and blogger extraordinaire. Check out what she has to say in her always engaging blog.

Sep 04

Doh! You Missed It Didn’t Ya


You went and missed the one hour special on me last night on Radio Merseyside’s Folkscene didn’t ya? Hehehe. I knew you would. Well not to worry. It repeated next Tuesday at 9pm, or you can listen straight away on the BBCs Listen Again feature. P.S. Also tune into last week’s show at their Listen …

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Sep 02

Folkscene, BBC Radio Merseyside

Stan Ambrose

I spent last Monday having the most delightful chat with the legendary broadcaster and musician Stan Ambrose about my new album, We Can Make The World Stop. Stan has been broadcasting Merseyside folk music on the BBC for over 40 years now, and as well as continuing to be a gigging and recording musician with …

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Sep 02

Big Issue Review

Make sure you buy this week’s copy of the Big Issue In The North to check out the latest review of my new album We Can Make The World Stop. High praise for John Lennon Said, Chasing Yourself, and Together in particular. You can get BITN from the usual vendors, and you’ll find me on …

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