"One of the ultimate British songwriters" MOJO
John Tams described by Mojo as "one of the ultimate British songwriters" has had a career spanning five decades in every medium. A member of the Albion Band and Home Service he is perhaps best known for his work at the National Theatre and as Rifleman Daniel Hagman in the Sharpe television series.
He is a seven times winner of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including an award for Best Duo, with longtime collaborator and friend Barry Coope. He is the Songmaker for Warhorse, a member of the original creative team and has toured the world with the production
January 23rd 2009
John was delighted to be made an Honorary Doctor of Letters by his home county university, the University of Derby, presented by His Grace, the Duke of Devonshire.
Only Remembered - John Tams
9th Nov 2014 Festival of Rememberance
You can find plenty of footage of John on YOUTUBE here