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Bob Copper

Bob Copper has been played on NTS in shows including The NTS Guide to…, featured first on 26 January 2021. Songs played include Warlike Seamen (The Irish Captain).

Bob Copper (born Robert James Copper in Rottingdean, Sussex on 6 January 1915; died Brighton, East Sussex, 29 March 2004) was a renowned English folk-singer, folklorist and writer. Widely recognised as one of England's most important traditional folk-singers of his era, he was a leading member of The Copper Family, a dynasty of folk singers that proved pivotal in the development of the English Folk Song Society (EFSS). He was awarded an MBE in 2004.

Warlike Seamen (The Irish Captain)
Bob, Ron Copper
Warlike Seamen (The Irish Captain)
Bob, Ron CopperSaydisc1994