Coope Boyes & Simpson

Formed 1993
Coope Boyes & Simpson
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1993
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Coope Boyes & Simpson

Coope Boyes & Simpson Biography (Wikipedia)

Coope Boyes and Simpson was an English vocal folk trio, formed around 1990. Their sound was rich and often had unusual vocal harmonies.

The group comprised singers Barry Coope, Jim Boyes (formerly of Swan Arcade) and Lester Simpson, and almost all of their music was sung entirely a cappella, although they occasionally used accordion, guitar and drums very sparingly on recordings.

They performed a mixture of both traditional folk songs (though often creatively arranged), hymns and carols, and their own original compositions. Most of their albums have been released on the No Masters label - the No Masters Co-operative is a recording and publishing company run by songwriters, singers and musicians based in the North of England.

Much of their music was political in nature, but they also performed sacred music, and released two albums consisting of Christmas carols and hymns, which receive extensive airplay on Classic FM around Christmas time from DJ Natalie Wheen.

In addition to the three vocalists, the nature of the line up was somewhat fluid, with additional singers joining in as required. Their Christmas recordings are sometimes accredited to 'Voices at the Door', while the trio was also part of the occasional supergroup Blue Murder along with members of Waterson–Carthy and The Watersons. In December 2014 two members of the trio, Coope and Simpson toured with Jo Freya and Fi Fraser with a show of Christmas songs. Together they produced the album "Hark Hark" on No Masters Cooperative Ltd.

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Shepherds Arise
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Down Upon The Dugout Floor
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Down Upon The Dugout Floor
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Standing In Line
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Standing In Line
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Old Soldiers
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Old Soldiers

Old Soldiers

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Horkstow Grange
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Horkstow Grange
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Whither Pilgrims are you Going
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Whither Pilgrims are you Going
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Now Is The Cool Of The Day
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Now Is The Cool Of The Day
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Shuffling Jack
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Shuffling Jack
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Diadem
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Diadem

Diadem

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Coope, Boyes, Simpson, Freya, and Fraser
Drive Cold Winter Away
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Drive Cold Winter Away

Drive Cold Winter Away

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Coope, Boyes, Simpson, Freya, and Fraser
Down in Yon Forest
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Down in Yon Forest

Down in Yon Forest

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The Moon Shines Bright
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The Moon Shines Bright
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Lay Me Low
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Lay Me Low
Ashley Hutchings
Doing Time to Fit Your Crime (feat. John Tams & Coope Boyes & Simpson)
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Doing Time to Fit Your Crime (feat. John Tams & Coope Boyes & Simpson)
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Pet Song
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Pet Song
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Living It Up
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Living It Up
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The Bright Ploughshare
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The Bright Ploughshare
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The Drover's Way
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The Drover's Way
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The Man That I Am
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The Man That I Am
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Flandyke Shore
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Flandyke Shore
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Shepherds Arise
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Shepherds Arise
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Nowell And Nowell
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Nowell And Nowell
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Ding dong merrily on high
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Ding dong merrily on high
John Tams
Only Remembered
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Only Remembered

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The Rhyme of No Man's Land
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The Rhyme of No Man's Land
June Tabor
Shule Agra
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Shule Agra
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The Avenging Angel
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The Avenging Angel
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The Emperor's New Clothes
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The Emperor's New Clothes
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Down in Yon Forest
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Down in Yon Forest
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A Hill of Little Shoes
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A Hill of Little Shoes
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When This Blasted War is Over
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When This Blasted War is Over
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Shule Agra
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Shule Agra
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Lloyd George's Beer
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Lloyd George's Beer
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Fault Lines
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Fault Lines
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Can You Spare A Poppy
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Can You Spare A Poppy
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Spring 1919
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Spring 1919
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The Rhyme of No Man’s Land
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The Rhyme of No Man’s Land
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Only Remembered
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Only Remembered
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Ao Tea Roa
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Ao Tea Roa
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Flanders
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Flanders
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