Matthew Crampton

songs & stories



The Big Muddler

First World War

London Lubbers

The Trebor Story

Tales from the Angler’s Retreat

Somme Concert

On 19 June I organised  a concert for No Glory to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. It was called Have You Forgotten Yet? the truth about the Somme.

World War One Songs

Here are some songs I performed at a May 2014 concert of poems and music from World War One. With Mark Winstanley on accordion. Youtube timecodes below:

12:25 Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire

31:00 My Job (poem Robert Service, music by myself)

1:25:35 Medley of Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (traditional), The Volunteer (a poem by Robert Service) and Home Lad Home (words CiceleyFox-Smith, music Sarah Morgan).

Read my War Sketches for No Glory