John Tams

Folk This
It All Comes Round Again
John Tams
The Reckoning
Muckram Wakes
A Map Of Derbyshire
The Red Lion
A Bit Of A Song And Dance
New Victory Band
One More Dance And Then
Kate Rusby
Salisbury Folk
From The Penguin Book Of English Folk Songs
The Old Hat Concert Party
Sunday 13th May 1969
Seth Lakeman
Kitty Jay
Kitty Jay Lyrics
Freedom Fields
Freedom Fields Lyrics
The White Hare
The New St. George
The Hard Times Of Old England
Prince Heathen
Frost And Fire
Bright Phoebus
History and Companion
Morning Way
Polly On The Shore
Western Approaches
Damien Barber and The Demon Barbers
The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
Cropredy's Like That
The Garden of Jane Delawney
Nic Jones
Penguin Eggs
The Noah's Ark Trap
Bandoggs: The Record
Shirley Collins
Anthems In Eden
Shelagh McDonald
Music From The Unbroken Circle
Glastonbury Carol
Mr Fox
Mr. Fox : The Album
Tiny Tin Lady
The Sound of Requiem
martha tilston
Moseley Folk Festival 2006
Moseley Folk Festival 2006: The Folks
Countrylife II
The Falmouth Packet / Haul Away Joe
The Setting / Mary From Dungloe
From Clare To Here
A Gift From A Flower To A Garden
1952 Vincent Black Lightning
Coope, Boyes & Simpson
Christmas Truce / Kerstbestand 1914
Passchendaele Suite
A Garland of Carols
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight
Anne Briggs
Anne Briggs : Sing A Song For You
Welcome to Our Fair Plus
Make it Folky!
A Place Called England
Ragged Heroes
Dancing at Whitsun
The Lark In The Morning
Thomas The Rhymer
Carthy and Swarbrick
What Time Is It Eccles?

No Masters Co-operative

"What draws me to folk music, or popular music as I prefer it to be called, is that it is often the truest representation of a piece of time - what was happening on the other side of the plate glass at a given time in history"
- John Tams

Singer of the Year 2006
BBC Radio 2 Folk Music Awards

Much To Be Reckoned With

John Tams

The Derbyshire-born singer has been a guiding light of the British folk community and beyond for over thirty years, with Derbyshire folk group Muckram Wakes in the 1970s,  the Albion Band, Home Service and as a solo performer and in a duo with Barry Coope. Not only a consummate songwriter, singer and musician, Tams is also a skilled actor and TV/theatrical producer. John Tams was born on 16th February 1949.

John Tams 2006 [click for larger image]
John Tams



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"older than Stonehenge but fresher than a morning daisy"
- actor Bob Hoskins describing
John Tams' work

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