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Coope, Boyes & Simpson


Setting up lyrics about modern public concerns to melodies predicated on traditional pub music, Northumberland-based a cappella trio Coope, Boyes & Simpson broaden over the centuries-old, topical-song customs of Northern Britain. Representing the mixed initiatives of Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, and Lester Simpson, Coope, Boyes & Simpson obtained a national British isles pursuing when BBC Radio One web host/manufacturer Andy Kershaw commissioned them to create and records music for his series Kershaw RETURNS. Their debut record, Funny Old Globe, released in 1994, was called Roots Record of the entire year by Q newspaper. Coope, Boyes & Simpson’s use Tranquility Concerts Passendale provides inspired numerous music predicated on recollections of Globe War One.

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Music Songs Only Remembered, Spring 1919, Now Is the Cool of the Day, Lay Me Low, Shule Agra, Shallow Brown, Down upon the Dugout Floor, A Hill of Little Shoes, Unison In Harmony, Twenty-Four Seven, Bodmin Wassail, Jerusalem Revisited, Keep Your Distance, Shuffling Jack, Barwell Old Hark, George Dunn's Wassail, Nowell and Nowell, Dunstan Lullaby, We Got Fooled Again, Innocent's Song, Living It Up, When This Blasted War Is Over, Ao Tea Roa, Lloyd George's Beer, Polly On The Shore, Fault Lines, England to Her Sons, Curly Hark, The Emperor's New Clothes, Ding Dong Merrily on High, We're Here Because We're Here, Fairground Attraction
Albums In Flanders Fields, A Garland of Carols, Triple Echo, Funny Old World, Voices at the Door – Midwinter Songs & Carols, Where You Belong: A Song Cycle for Belper, As If..., Falling Slowly, Passchendaele Suite

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