A5 booklet, 48 pages, £3.00 (plus 50p p&p)
ISBN 978 1 904552 21 5
Billy Spakemon is the stage and pen name of Brian Dakin. Dedicated to the promotion of the Black Country dialect as the core of our identity, Billy Spakemon’s output of poems, stories and songs in his ‘mutha tung’ is truly prodigious, reminiscent of the output of Bob Dylan in his youth.
Billy has been performing his work across the region for years and is it’s finest performance poet. This, his third collection, of consists of poems, stories and songs, many of which have been performed live across the region. Again the sweep of subject matter is immense, from love to loss, tragedy in the tunnel to fun in the fode…
So, sit back get yer yed in his book, tune into his spake, and enjoy the bard of the Black Country.
Billy’s fust tew books, Chant of the Mutha Tung and Cor Yow Shurrup a Minit Billy are also available from The Kates Hill Press