Chaplin, Sam

Author & Composer

Mr Samuel James Townshend Chaplin was born in 1975 in Kingston upon Thames. He studied at Manchester University and gained a MusB and and MMus (GSMD).


James is a choir leader, workshop leader, singer, trumpeter and jazz musician, and directs a choir for people affected by homelessness – the Choir With No Name. James runs song-writing workshops in schools, prisons and with people with disabilities and also leads a band called Jazzbomb in which he is lead singer and trumpeter.

James has written other songs that have been published.

Who is this?

Come bow before your Maker

Christ the Cornerstone

James lives in London. He and his wife have two daughters.

James is published by Praise! online at number 1044.

Hymns and songs by Chaplin, Sam

Number Hymn Name
1044 Two sins have we committed

Tunes and arrangements by Chaplin, Sam

Tune Name
Two sins