John Hamilton

Antiwar songs by John Hamilton

John Hamilton, born London 1955, founded the South London based Strawberry Thieves Socialist Choir in 1996, having sung with the Nottingham Clarion Choir from 1989-1995. A communist with anarchist sympathies he has arranged around a dozen songs for four-part choirs, including The World Turned Upside Down (Leon Rosselson), Che Guevara (Peggy Seeger), The Slime (Frank Zappa). The Time Has Come is his first complete composition, written 2001-2004 and it was performed by Strawberry Thieves Socialist Choir in March 2005. John lives in Brockley, London with his partner, Kate Pearce and their two children, Rosa (1996- ) and William (2000- )