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Greentrax Recordings

1986-2016: Celebrating 30 Years of sending Scottish Music Worldwide.

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Nick Keir 1953-2013 (CD)

…Keir. After a time with the group Finn McCuill, a tour with poet Norman MacCaig and his work with the 7:84 Theatre Company, the late Nick Keir joined The McCalmans in 1982. He remained with the group for the next thirty years and toured all over the world as one…

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The McCalmans - Lost Tracks (CD)

…Keir, two prolific and brilliant songwriters. Pride of place goes to Nick on track 1, with the stunning Cold Night In This Old Town. The search through hundreds of tapes, minidiscs, LPs, CDs, videos, PC files etc for ‘lost’ tracks was made by Ian McCalman, who also edited and mastered…

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Far, Far From Ypres - Songs, Poems & Music Of World War One (double CD)

…Keir. Much of the instrumental work is by Maartin Allcock but Ian McCalman, Hamish Bayne and Nick Keir all contributed. Magnificent work by all concerned. CD2 comprises a pipe band track of tunes named after some of the major battles of WW1, songs written about WW1, or strongly connected with…

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The McCalmans - Final Concert Uncut - The Good Old Days (DVD) (DVD)

…Keir 2001 - 2010: Ian McCalman * Nick Keir * Stephen Quigg “These guys are entertainers, mixing the serious, sentimental and scatological with wit and dry humour. You can hear from the laughter and cheers why they are dubbed the Masters of the Good Night Out.” (Scotland on Sunday) Please…

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The McCalmans - The Greentrax Years (double CD)

…Keir and Stephen Quigg, however the singing and playing of Hamish Bayne and the late Derek Moffat are also included in this compilation.

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The McCalmans - Coming Home (Live) (CD)

…Keir (current member who replaced Hamish) and Stephen Quigg (Derek’s replacement). Ian McCalman will shortly retire from The McCalmans, and so the group that has been a part of the Scottish folk scene since 1964 will be no more. They have chosen a live format for Coming Home, that always…

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The McCalmans - Scots Abroad (CD)

…Keir, plus contributions from other writers and a couple of traditional songs.  The McCalmans have remained loyal to Greentrax Recordings for 20 years and Greentrax is delighted to celebrate with them on their 20th Anniversary with this fine album.

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The McCalmans - Peace And Plenty (Celtic Collections vol 9) (CD)

…Keir (guitar, mandolin, mouthorgan, whistles) and Martin Hadden (bass guitar).

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The McCalmans - Keepers (CD)

…Keir and a first from Derek Moffat, plus traditional material. Featuring Davy Steele of Ceolbeg and The Battlefield Band.


News Articles

Death Of Nick Keir 1953-2013

Keir (formerly of The McCalmans). Nick died on Sunday morning, 2nd June, after a battle with cancer.


March 2017 News

Keir Collected album, with tracks from Nick Keir’s four solo albums and selected tracks from McCalmans albums. All are his own songs apart from one cover version. The double CD will have 37 tracks and sell for the price of a single CD. Expected release date is May or June…


Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

Keir, Stevie Palmer, Stephen Quigg, Donald Hay, Brian Miller and Tom Ward, with groups Sangsters, Soopna and Ragged Glory, plus Iain Anderson of BBC Radio Scotland. Peter Heywood provided overhead projection. “an inspiringly convivial experience, where the audience joined the performers in choruses that echoed into the deep spaces of…


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