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Matt is better known by his performance name, The Quiet Loner. His music is rooted in the tradition of th struggle for worker’s rights, democracy and justice. In 2016 Matt held a residency at the Peoples Museum in Manchester, performing songs to accompany an exhibition on the Peterloo massacre. He has performed several times at the club and is a regular at Glossop Labour Club. Tonight he talks about the music that informed his politics and helped shaped his outlook on life. Julia Simpkins asks the question and cues the tracks.