Song of the month:

Love & Vengeance



View the video of my set at the Calgary Folk Club
available 6pm UK time 1st April for 24 hours

To fund new songs, recording and films by Ray Cooper:



July 11 Rhythm Tree Festival Isle Of Wight

August 2 Nürnberg Bardentreffen Festival

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This is Ray

In 2000 I moved to Sweden, to a small red wooden house close to the forest and the wild beasts. The love of winter, the Swedish fiddle tunes and the love of a woman took me there. There is a melancholy to the music, it’s the blues of the north. I call it home.

When I was at Art School in Brighton I decided to follow where music took me. I moved to London and for years I didn’t eat much. Then I joined Oysterband, eventually recording 19 albums and touring in 27 countries. In 2013 I decided to go solo and have never looked back.

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