Archive for May, 2016

Poem for Barry Hines (and all working class writers)

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Writing the song of it              (For Barry Hines)   My dad used to sing all the time around the house Countless songs of promiscuous pedigree Hymns and ballads, Caruso, Lanza, Locke Big-throated tenors with saucy reputations McCormac, Robeson, then t’ Clancy brothers, Tommy Makem, t’ Dubliners, t’ Wolf Tones, Christy […]

Umpteen Launch Gig

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Presented by Bright Phoebus at the Greystones in Sheffield. It’s on June 14th at 7:30pm. Details here.