Our author David Bell sent a copy of his The Dirty Thirty to the Liverpool song writer Alun Parry, asking him to write about the strike. He did, performing it at a Leicester Trades Council do with many of the Dirty Thirty present. Here's the final version of the song, downloadable as a single for 69p: http://parrysongs.co.uk/go/2012/03/new-single-released-the-dirty-thirty/
I've been running Five Leaves Publications since 1996 and have jointly organised Lowdham Book Festival for the last twelve years. I used to work in radical bookselling and as Nottinghamshire's Literature Development Officer.