Songwriting workshop with Si Kahn tonight

There is an extra feature tonight for all budding songwriters! Si Kahn Monday 28th July: Spirit of Mother Jones festival   Si Kahn song writing workshop at the Maldron Hotel at 8pm. Open to all songwriters, singers and people interested in how to pen songs, all are very welcome to come along and discuss their … Continue reading Songwriting workshop with Si Kahn tonight

A new Cork Song about Mother Jones

On Tuesday evening 31st July at the "gathering" for the Mother Jones Festival at the Maldron Hotel, the Cork Singers Club were singing songs to honour Mary Harris/Mother Jones.   Among the contributors was Teresa Ní Chárthaigh who sang her own composition which she had worked on for some time after reading about the life … Continue reading A new Cork Song about Mother Jones

Previously unrecorded song about Mother Jones surfaces in the US

A previously unrecorded song about Mother Jones, written in 1902, has surfaced in the United States where it was written to welcome Mother Jones to a gathering of miners in Iowa. On the Appalachian activists listserv, Marat Moore heard about a new CD on the Battle of Blair Mountain. It won't be released until August … Continue reading Previously unrecorded song about Mother Jones surfaces in the US