1. The lions of Dollis Hill

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    March 2, 2017 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    I’m afraid you can’t hear this song, as I’ve not yet recorded it or performed it. I wrote it for …
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  2. Strike! A song about the match girls

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    March 1, 2017 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    “When you strike you make a light.” I wrote this song in response to this beautiful banner that was made …
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  3. Election Day 1929

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    February 11, 2017 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    Election Day 1929. This song was similar to Manchester Rain in that it was written with a specific job in …
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  4. Half a dozen demands

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    February 6, 2017 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    “We’ve half a dozen demands. Written here. Stated clear.” This song is about the Chartist movement which rose during the …
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  5. The Sly Suffragette

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    December 20, 2016 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

      This is one of those songs that wrote itself. Or rather someone else wrote it! The first two verses …
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  6. Paint this prison

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    December 18, 2016 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    One major theme of the Battle for the Ballot is the arrest of any key figures who call for the right …
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  7. Tear these railings down

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    December 17, 2016 by Matt Hill : Quiet Loner

    This blog is an edited version of an earlier blog called “the campaigner’s frustrations”   This song is about when …
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