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Songs from Rottingdean

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The Songs

Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy

Admiral Benbow

The Angels Sang

As I Walked Out

Babes in the Wood

Banks of the Sweet Primroses

The Battle of Alma

Bold General Wolfe

Bold Princess Royal

The Bold Dragoon

Bold Fisherman

Brisk and Bonny Lad

Brisk and Lively Lad

Brisk Young Ploughboy

By the Green Grove

Charming Molly

Christians Awake

The Christmas Song

Claudy Banks

Come All Ye Bold Britons

Come Write Me Down


Cupid's Garden

Dame Durden

Dick Turpin

Dogs and Ferrets

The Dying Soldier

Sheepshearing Song

Shepherd of the Downs

The Shepherd's Song

Shepherds Arise

Softly the Night

Spencer the Rover

Sportsmen Arouse

Spotted Cow

Sweep Chimney Sweep

Sweet Lemeney

Thousands or More

Twanky Dillo

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Two Old Crows

Two Young Brethren

The Veteran

Wake the Sweet Anthem

Warlike Seamen/Irish Captain

A Week before Easter

What's the Life of a Man

When Jones's Ale was New

When Spring Comes In

While Shepherds Watched

The White Cockade

Wind Across the Moor

Wop she 'ad it-io

The Echoing Horn

The Farmer in Cheshire

The Forsaken Mermaid

The Fox

Gentlemen of High Renown

Hard Times of Old England

Hark the Goddess Diana

Heigh Ho Sing Ivy

Honest Labourer

Irish Girl

The Lark in the Morning

A Lawyer Bold

Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor

Month of May

My Father Had an Acre of Land

My Love Has Gone

No John No

Now All You Lads

Oh Good Ale

Old Adam

Old Threshing Song

Rose of Allendale

Pleasant Month of May

Ring Out, O Bells

Rolling Downward

Seamen Bold

The Seasons/Ploughshare

The Recordings

Traditional Songs from Rottingdean

LP, 1963

(Also issued as English Shepherd and Farming Songs, LP, 1964)


A Song for Every Season

4-LP boxed set, 1971


A Song for Every Season (selections)

LP, 1971


The Banks of Claudy

Cassette, 1975; CD, 2000



Cassette, 1975; CD 2000


Sweet Rose In June (Countryside Songs from the South)

LP 1977


Copper Family - 1: Come All You Bold Britons

Cassette, 1983


Copper Family - 2: Adam And Eve

Cassette, 1983


Coppersongs: A Living Tradition

LP, 1987


Coppersongs 2

CD, 1995


Coppersongs 3: The Legacy Continues

CD, 1998


Come Write Me Down

CD, 2001


Coppers at Christmas: The Carol Collection of the Copper Family of Rottingdean, Sussex

CD, 2007


Passing Out: The Young Coppers

(CD, 2008)


Prostrate with Dismal: Bob Copper Sings the Blues

5-track CD or digital download from, 2014


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