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Saturday, 12 December 2015

Ian Prowse - My Name Is Dessie Warren (2015)

I always love finding songs that tell a story, especially when they are grounded in real life. Ian Prowse on his latest album has a wee cracker of a song called My Name Is Dessie Warren that tells a tale of a man who stood up for the rights of building workers in the 1970's who was jailed by a Government afraid of his influence!

Ian Prowse manages to capture the whole sorrid tale in 4 and a half minutes leaving us with a defient Dessie Warren, who is not a number but a name, standing tall!

 Ian Prowse
My Name is Dessie Warren

Also on the album is this absolutely beautiful tune:
Ian Prowse and Pauline Scanlon
Mississippi Beat

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