Coope Boyes and Simpson

English vocal trio singing mainly traditional English songs.

(Barry Coope, Jim Boyes and Lester Simpson have recorded with Blue Murder.)
(Jim Boyes has recorded with Swan Arcade.)


Funny Old World1993No MastersNMCD3
[simultaneous issue] (cassette)1993No MastersNMMC3
We're Here Because We're Here 1995No MastersNMCD8
Falling Slowly1996No MastersNMCD9
Passchendale Suite 1997No MastersNMCD10
Hindsight1999No MastersNMCD11
A Garland of Carols1998No MastersNMCD13
Where You Belong: Song Cycle for Belber1999No MastersNMCD15
Christmas Truce Kerstebestand (*)1999No MastersNMCD14
Twenty-Four Seven2002No MastersNMCD20
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight2003 No MastersNMCD21
Triple Echo2005 No MastersNMCD22
Voices at the Door: Midwinter Songs and Carols2006 No MastersNMCD25
On Angers Wings (**)2008 No MastersNMCD30
As If2010 No Masters 

(*) with Wak Maar Proper, a so-called "Wereldcoor".
(**) with Fi Fraser, Jo Freya and Georgina Boyes.


What We Sing Is What We Are 1999No MastersNMCD50

Best albums(*)

Fire and Sleet and Candlelight 2003
Voices at the Door: Midwinter Songs and Carols 2006

(*)Based on critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

Jerusalem Revisited
Think For Yourself
Falling Slowly
Only Remembered
Polly On the Shore

Anthology - The Watersons, A.L. Lloyd, Swan Arcade, The Young Tradition, Coope Boyes and Simpson, Regal Slip, Ram's Bottom, Peter Bellamy et al.

Title. year. Label. number.
Voices In Harmony - English Traditional Song 2001 Fellside  

Anthology - Various artists including Coope Boyes and Simpson.

Title. year. Label. number.
Undefeated - a Benefit For Miners ?Fuse Records M100 
NMV - No Masters Voice (*)1994 No MastersNMCD4
Folk Roots On-Cover CD no 1 (*) 1994Folk Roots 
Out On The Rolling Sea (**)? Hokey PokeyHPR 2004.2
(* One track only - "Jerusalem Revisited")
(** "Blue Murder" - Waterson-Carthy with Coope Bloyes and Simpson. One track only - "I Bid You Goodnight")

Session recordings.

Performer. Title year. Label. number.
Chumbawamba A Singsong and a Scrap 2005    
Bob DavenportThe Common Stone 2004Topic 

Last updated on 29/01/2011