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Interview with Jim Page (audio)

category national | miscellaneous | news report author Monday October 28, 2002 01:02author by Ian McDonaldauthor email ian at theplateau dot comauthor phone 491 4970 Report this post to the editors

An interview with singer, songwriter and activist Jim Page.

Jim Page is a Seatle based singer, songwriter and activist currently touring Ireland. Probably he's best know here for his song "Hiroshima-Nagasaki Russian Roulette" which Christy Moore covered.

I talked to him yesterday about songs, politics, Ireland, his experiences at the 1999 demonstration at the fourth ministerial of the WTO in Seatle, and about the prospect of a war against Iraq.

Mp3 (7.4Mb) and .wma (2.3Mb) are on the uk site:

http://uk.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=44696&group=webcast

http://uk.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=44697&group=webcast

This runs about 15 minutes, and includes several songs, including a really good one about Seatle, and a fabulous (and as yet unrecorded) anti-war song about Iraq.

Not to advertise or anything, but he plays Whelans in Dublin on Monday (Oct 28), and I'll certainly be there.

More Irish dates on his website:

http://www.jimpage.net/calendar.htm



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