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Couch Chorus #20

Wellerman - There once was a ship that put to sea The name of the ship was the Billy of Tea The winds blew up, her bow dipped down O blow, my bully boys, blow (huh) - Soon may the Wellerman come To bring us sugar and tea and rum One day, when the tonguin'…

HUM – online singing

HUM online singing sessions I'm chuffed to be joining the teaching team at On:Song to deliver some singing sessions during lockdown. I'll be leading two short workshops which are open to all: Monday 22nd February 2021: 12.30 - 13.10 Wednesday 24th February 2021: 19.00 - 19.50 If you're looking for some relaxed online singing then come…

Auld Lang Syne

AULD LANG SYNE - Burns Night recording project I'm putting together a communal recording of Auld Lang Syne to celebrate Burns Night while we're in lockdown. All are welcome to take part and sing for your supper! Record yourself singing along with the guide track - audio not video. You need to make sure you’re wearing headphones…

Couch Chorus #19

White Winter Hymnal - Fleet Foxes - I was following the… (x4) I was following the… (x4) - I was following the pack All swallowed in their coats With scarves of red tied 'round their throats To keep their little heads From fallin' in the snow. And I turned 'round and there you go, And…

This Winter – virtual choir ❄️

This Winter is a choir project open to all. We'll be singing to celebrate friendship and community, especially after the strange year we've had, and the challenges ahead. The project is a collaboration with my good friend Dom Stichbury. We're creating a virtual choir video around the song, and everyone is invited to take part.…

Sing with Ben & Dom

I'm teaming up with my singing chum Dom Stichbury. We’re hosting 3 online workshops together in autumn 2020. Each session we'll teach a new song from our repertoire, and have a good sing together. Alongside our teaching we'll also be putting together a virtual choir video for anyone who wants to record a song with…

Fallen Feathers – singing for nature 🌿

Fallen Feathers is a summer singing project for young nature lovers. We will be singing to celebrate nature and sound the alarm to protect our planet. We'll be recording a song which draws attention to falling numbers of birds, rising levels of pollution and generally making the case for a better and greener world. Anyone…

29.09.20 – 03.11.20 Where Words Meet Music

I'm curating a 6 week creative course at the Poetry School exploring the relationship between words and music. Through workshops and structured writing activities we will look at what poems and lyrics can learn from each other. It will also feature 4 guest tutors who will share their various expertise and open new doors. This…

Couch Chorus #18

The Storm Is Passing Over - Charles Tindley - Courage my soul, And let me journey on, Though the night is dark And I am far from home. Praise be to God, The morning light appears. - The storm is passing over, The storm is passing over, The storm is passing over, Hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah,…

Couch Chorus #17

Trouble All About My Soul - Kansas City Gospel Singers - (Oh you know that I’m) troubled,  (do do do do do) troubled, (do do do do do) troubled all about my soul Troubled (do da dum) Troubled (do da dum) Troubled all about my soul Just as soon as my feet strike Zion (Don’t…