Mark is doing a monthly music show with many guests choosing a favourite song. It’s free but he would like donations to the Samaritans and/or the Trussell Trust if possible please. Links are below for each guest
JANUARY 2021 – Songs to beat the blues
Alice is a British musician and writer. She is currently a scriptwriter for theatre, radio and TV and was a member of the anarchist music group Chumbawamba.
Kate Smurthwaite is a left wing, feminist, atheist, polyamorous comedian and activist. She is also the host and star of the News at Kate video series.
Simon Hattenstone is a British journalist and writer. He is a features writer and interviewer for The Guardian. He has also written or ghost-written a number of biographical books.
Tim McGarry is a comedian and actor from North Belfast in Northern Ireland. He was educated at St Malachy’s College, Belfast. He is a member of the comedy group Hole In The Wall Gang, and played “Da”, a fictional Sinn Féin spokesman, in the comedy series Give My Head Peace.
Rhoda Dakar is a British singer and musician, best known as the lead singer of The Bodysnatchers, who were signed to the 2 Tone record label. She also worked with the The Specials and Special AKA, also 2-Tone artists.
Eliza Carthy, MBE is an English folk musician known for both singing and playing the fiddle. She is the daughter of English folk musicians singer/guitarist Martin Carthy and singer Norma Waterson.
Eliza sang for us live in the above video.
Tiff Stevenson is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actress.
Luke Wright (born 14 January 1982) is a British poet, performer, publisher, curator and broadcaster.