Songs for Children
All The Same
Words by a then ten-year old Ashleigh Lorkins, written in 2006, vocals by Lauren Cantle.
Don't Turn Them Away
Written in 1991 at the height of the Gulf War. My two young sons are in the children's choir. Released in aid of Save The Children.
My most famous song - written in 1995 whilst on tour with Choirwood in the Peak District.
The European Travellers
Written with my son Steve in 2001 for the Kids Choir 2000 tour of Germany and featuring Lauren Cantle on vocals.
There have been many incarnations of this song since the original 1995 version. The gadgets just become outdated!
Written in 1990 as a year 6 leavers' song. Makes lots of children and parents cry!
The Great Berry School Song
Commissioned by Sue Pipe the headteacher in 2006 with vocals by Lauren Cantle.
In A Thousand Years
Written with my son Steve in 1999 and recorded by Kids Choir 2000.
It's A Beautiful World
Written in 1986 as a harvest festival song.
The Robert Drake School Song
Commissioned by Joan Rowland the headteacher in 1993. Joan was sadly taken from us July 2008. She was a lovely lady.
Welcome To The Century
Written with my son in 1999 and recorded by Kids Choir 2000.