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Top 5 songs for the picket lines for the June 30th strike

The big strike is coming up on June 30th and the picket lines need a playlist.

On Thursday 30 June 2011 hundreds of thousands of workers will take control of their own working day for a change – so it’s important to have some fun while making serious points about pensions, jobs and pay.

Check this Top 5 picket line playlist for June 30th and suggest missing songs

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  1. I went on the Tradue Union March in London a couple of months ago, and the next day did my Radio show SKETCH’S SUNDAY SCRIBBLE on Phonic Fm, (www.phonic.fm) the theme was REVOLUTION RADIO and the playlist would make a good soundtrack to next weeks picket lines……here it is

    THE REDSKINS – THE POWER IS YOURS
    THE STYLE COUNCIL – WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN
    THE SPECIALS – GHOST TOWN
    MANIC STREET PREACHERS – IF YOU TOLERATE THIS
    YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE NEXT
    GIL SCOTT-HERON – THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
    MARK STEWART – JERUSALEM
    THE RUTS – BABYLON’S BURNING
    THE CLASH – WHITE RIOT –
    ELBOW – LEADERS OF THE FREE WORLD
    THE WHO – WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN
    THE JAM – THE ETON RIFLES
    RADIOHEAD – NO SURPRISES
    MARVIN GAYE – WHAT’S GOING ON
    PAUL ROBESON – JOE HILL
    BILLY BRAGG – THERE IS POWER IN A UNION
    WOODY GUTHRIE – THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND
    ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS – SHIPBUILDING
    ROBERT WYATT – STALIN WASN’T STALLIN’
    BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – REDEMPTION SONG
    SHOW OF HANDS – ARROGANCE IGNORANCE AND GREED
    X-RAY SPEX – OH BONDAGE, UP YOURS!
    THE CLASH – LONDON’S BURNING
    CHUMBAWAMBA – TUBTHUMPING
    THE REDSKINS – KEEP ON KEEPING ON

    I will be striking here in Exeter next Thursday, and are having a rally, which I’ve just found out Billy Bragg will be playing at…..Smashing

  2. We’re All in This Together, Suggestion for picket song.
    http://www.reverbnation.com/tunepak/3260386

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