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This month is the 25th Anniversary of Richard Reiser and Micheline Mason’s report 'Disability Equality in the Classroom: A Human Rights Issue'. To celebrate this milestone, the authors are holding a two-day conference from 20-21 March, a highlight of which will be a performance headlined by singer, songwriter Johnny Crescendo, the Disability Arts pioneer and founder of the Direct Action Network. Robin Surgeoner talks to the musician about his life and lyrics.

album cover with a photo of performer Johnny Crescendo wearing a 'Piss on Pity' t-shirt

This month is the 25th Anniversary of Richard Reiser and Micheline Mason’s report 'Disability Equality in the Classroom: A Human Rights Issue'. To celebrate this milestone, the authors are holding a two-day conference from 20-21 March, a highlight of which will be a performance headlined by singer, songwriter Johnny Crescendo, the Disability Arts pioneer and founder of the Direct Action Network. Robin Surgeoner talks to the musician about his life and lyrics.

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Unfortunately there is little footage of Johnny Crescendo, but if there is a video I can point you to it is for the song ‘Pride’, and in many ways consolidates and underpins all that I have said about Johnny Crescendo.

This month is the 25th Anniversary of Richard Reiser and Micheline Mason’s report 'Disability Equality in the Classroom: A Human Rights Issue'. To celebrate this milestone, the authors are holding a two-day conference from 20-21 March, a highlight of which will be a performance headlined by singer, songwriter Johnny Crescendo, the Disability Arts pioneer and founder of the Direct Action Network. Robin Surgeoner talks to the musician about his life and lyrics.

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5 March 2018

Donna hopton

Alan and I were good friends in chesterfield and I loved (And still do) his music. Always felt choices and rights could be a big hit. Still time! Message from me to Alan. Good morning my darling I'm telling you this..... Still love you baby!!! Hope Barbara and yasha ok. Lots love xxx

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