AWARDS

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008

 

John and Barry win best duo Singer and musician John Tams has been a guiding light of the British folk community for over thirty years. Barry Coope is one-third of ace acapella trio Coope Boyes and Simpson, his engaging vocal and keyboard skills making him the perfect duo partner for Tams.

Watch an interview with John and Barry at the awards along with Sean Bean: click here

 

Sheffield Hallam University

 

Honorary Doctorate in Performing Arts presented in November 2007

 

Clarion Awards 2007

 

HNominated for 2006 Radio Ballads - Song on Steel

 

Sony Radio Academy Awards 2007

 

Gold Winner for Feature Programme 2006 Radio Ballads

The Song Of Steel Executive Producer: John Leonard
Executive Musical Director: John Tams
Series Music Producer: Andy Seward

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2007

 

Nominated Original Song of the Year for
Vulcan and Lucifer/Steelos
Nominations: click here

 

2006

 

John Tams and Barry Coope - Nominated Duo of the Year

 

Sony Radio Academy Awards 2006

 

Bronze Winner for Community Programme

2006 Radio Ballads - Thirty Years of Conflict
Producer: John Leonard
Musical Director: John Tams

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2006

 

BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year 2006
BBC Radio 2 Album of the Year 2006
BBC Radio 2 Traditional Song of the Year - Bitter Withy

Nominated BBC Radio 2 Original
Song of the Year - Man of Constant Sorrow

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2001

 

Album of the Year - Unity
Original Song of the Year - Harry Stone (Hearts of Coal)

 

Honorary Doctor of Letters
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.'

 

John Tams records with Crafter Steel String Guitars

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