Sunday Miscellany Sunday 9 August 2020
In the week Ireland mourns the loss of politician and peacemaker John Hume: a special programme from the Playhouse in Derry, first broadcast two years ago to mark the 50th anniversary of the Duke Street Civil Rights march of the 5th of October 1968.
Notes for the 5th of October, by Anne Devlin;
Don't Speak To The Brits, Just Pretend They Don’t Exist, a poem by Colette Bryce;
Batons and Blackthorn Sticks, by Andy Hinds;
Phenomenal Grace, by Susan McKay
Freedom Will Ring, by Eamonn McCann
The Rebel Girl, by Joe Hill, sung by the Henry Girls;
River Flow, River Divide, by Reevah;
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free, by Billy Taylor and Dick Dallas, performed by Gay McIntyre and the John Leighton Trio;
The Coolin, played by Clodagh Warnock on fiddle accompanied by Joleen McLaughlin on harp,
We Shall Overcome, sung by the Henry Girls
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