Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

1986-2024: Celebrating Scotland's Music for 38 years

Ian Green: 1934-2024

Whistlebinkies - Timber Timbre

 — Bands — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX159

One of Scotland’s longest-established folk groups. Formed during the great surge of interest in traditional and Celtic music and song in the late 1960’s, the Whistlebinkies quickly evolved into a leading force in their field. They led the revival in the use of the bellows-blown bagpipes in… read more

Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald - Fhuair Mi Pog

 — 2023 Top 20 — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX132

The wonderful Gaelic voice of Margaret Stewart combined with Allan MacDonald’s innovative and lyrical piobaireachd style. Margaret not only sings but she also lectures on Gaelic song and traditions. Where she had been hiding before Greentrax caught up with her no one knows! Allan sings and plays… read more

Mairi MacInnes - This Feeling Inside

 — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX092

The former Mouth Music singer Mairi MacInnes performs a mixture of Gaelic and contemporary songs. This was the first album for Greentrax by Mairi but she went on to record two more for the label. She can be heard regularly on Gaelic radio, and one year featured centre stage on the Edinburgh Castle… read more

Bannal - Waulking Songs

 — Gaelic Song — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX099

A waulking song group comprising well-known Gaelic singers Kenna Campbell, Catherine Fletcher, Christine Grant, Wilma Kennedy, Mairi MacArthur, Chrissie MacInnes, Maeve MacKinnon and Mary C MacLean. In the islands off Scotland where wool clothing was traditionally made for many centuries, the… read more

Gaelic Psalms From Lewis

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 2023 Top 20 — 2022 Top 20 — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX9006

Scottish Tradition Series vol 6. With Murdina MacDonald, Effie MacDonald and precentors Donald MacLeod, Norman MacLeod, Murdo MacLeod and Alasdair Graham with group/congregation. On hearing Gaelic psalm singing for the first time, some who are outside the culture find it an intensely moving experience. This is another Series… read more

Catherine-Ann MacPhee - Sings Mairi Mhor

 — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX070

From the BBC TV film Mairi Mhor (Freeway Films). Musical director Jim Sutherland. Mairi Mhor nan Oran (Big Mary of the Songs) began to write songs when she was 50. Long exiled from her native Skye and left a widow with five children to bring up, she was maliciously accused of petty theft, and even… read more

Waulking Songs From Barra

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX9003

Scottish Tradition Series vol 3. Distinctive waulking songs of the Western Isles, featuring Mary Morrison, Calum Johnston, Kate Buchanan and Flora Boyd. Fulling or waulking of home-made cloth was carried out in Gaelic Scotland by pounding the material against a board or tramping it with the feet. This was usually women’s work and… read more

Catherine-Ann MacPhee - Canan Nan Gaidheal

 — All Time Top Sellers — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX009

The Language of The Gael. Catherine-Ann MacPhee is one of Scotland’s finest Gaelic singers and this album is still regarded as a classic Gaelic release. Includes mouth music, and songs written by Murdo MacFarlane and Runrig’s MacDonald brothers. The album was recorded in Pier House Studios and was produced by Jim… read more

Music From The Western Isles

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX9002

Scottish Tradition Series vol 2. This collection of music from the Western Isles is one of the most popular in the Scottish Tradition Series and is highly rated worldwide. The collection includes choral work songs, mouth music, the very unusual canntaireachd (now almost extinct), piobaireachd and other Gaelic songs. This is a very… read more

Catherine-Ann MacPhee - Chi Mi’n Geamhradh

 — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX038

I See Winter. This is the second album for Greentrax from the fine Gaelic singer Catherine-Ann MacPhee, originally from South Uist but later living In Canada. It was recorded at Pier House Studios and produced by Jim Sutherland, who recruited musicians Savourna Stevenson (harp), Jack Evans (whistles), Charlie… read more

Elfrida Scott - Burns Songs in Gaelic

 — Robert Burns — Gaelic Song — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX042

Orain Le Raibeart Burns. Elfrida Scott has for some years been associated with Gaelic singing and for many years she competed very successfully at the National Mod, winning most of the major solo awards including the ‘Oban and Lorne’ Gold Medal. She has travelled extensively, singing at venues both in the UK and abroad.… read more