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1986-2020: Celebrating Scotland's Music for over 30 Years

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Brian McNeill - No Silence

 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX412

This cracking album marks Brian McNeill’s musical half-century. Apart from bodhran on four tracks and bouzouki on one track by Tad Sargent, Brian plays all the instruments and sings all the songs on this album. Not only that, but Brian has written all the songs and most of the tunes, emphasising… read more

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Dhannsadh Gun Dannsadh - Dance-Songs of The Scottish Gaels

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9028

Scottish Tradition Series vol 28. See also the companion book to this CD: Keith Norman MacDonald’s Puirt-a-Beul. Dance-songs feature in most Gaelic singers’ repertoires, but the range of songs performed today is a fraction of the surviving corpus. With this album - the first in the Scottish Tradition Series dedicated to… read more

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John Campbell Munro - The Kelly Collection

 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX407

John Campbell Munro was born in Glasgow and “escaped” to Australia at the age of 18 years. Having had a flirtation with folk music in Scotland, John found the local folk haunts in Australia and was soon immersed in the music. He was a founder member of Country Express in 1969 and later Colcannon… read more

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Dick Gaughan - The Harvard Tapes

 — 2019 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX406

Definitive Gaughan concert from 1982. Dick Gaughan has been at the cutting edge of Scottish folk music for almost five decades. A guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor, musical director, arranger, record producer, engineer and goodness knows what else - he has been there and done it all. He is a brilliant singer with a passion in his… read more

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Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern - Live In Concert

 — 2019 Top 20 — Solo & Duo Instrumental — CD — CDTRAX405

Tony McManus is the leading Celtic guitarist worldwide and has been listed as one of the 50 transcendental guitarists of all time by Guitar Player Magazine. While Tony is known as a soloist, his frequent collaborations with diverse musicians have always been a significant part of his work. Tony… read more

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Malinky - Handsel

 — 2019 Top 20 — Groups — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX402

Having originally met in the Edinburgh session scene in Autumn 1998, with their first full show in 1999, Malinky began as four people with the shared idea of performing a Scots song-based repertoire in an era dominated by mainly instrumental groups. Although the Malinky line-up has changed over time… read more

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Alexander McCall Smith and James Ross - These Are The Hands

 — 2019 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX404

An album of new songs and music with words by Alexander McCall Smith and music composed by James Ross. These Are The Hands explores Scotland’s relationship with the sea and the land, including themes such as immigration, emigration, ship building, fishing and mining. James plays piano and… read more

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Dougie Mackenzie - Along The Way

 — 2019 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX403

With Brian Miller. Dougie Mackenzie sang mostly Gaelic songs in his youth but was introduced to folk song at the famed Inverness Folk Club run by Duncan MacLennan, who mentored Dougie and gave him numerous songs. Dougie is drawn to Scots ballad language and the stories it carries to us from the past. He lists many… read more

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Christine Kydd - Shift and Change

 — 2019 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX401

Christine Kydd is one of Scotland’s leading, award-winning singers and recording artistes. With eclectic tastes, she is best known for her treatment of traditional and contemporary songs. Christine has toured, broadcast and recorded extensively, both solo and on a number of projects to produce… read more

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Sineag MacIntyre - Lòn Bàn

 — 2019 Top 20 — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX396

Sineag MacIntyre is from Kilphedar in South Uist, a township noted for a particularly rich and thriving singing tradition. She has been immersed in Gaelic song all her life and made her first recordings while still at school. Awards quickly followed, including the Traditional Gold Medal at the at… read more

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Far, Far From Ypres

 — Special Offers — Singers & Songwriters — CD — Double CD — DVD — YPRES-SET

CD & DVD Set. Double CD: Far, Far From Ypres - Songs, Poems & Music Of World War One​ DVD: Far, Far From Ypres - The Concert Get both Far, Far From Ypres titles for a discounted price. read more

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Duncan McCrone - Land Of Gold

 — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX398

Duncan McCrone is a Glasgow-based singer-songwriter whose musical CV goes right back to the early Seventies, when he joined Hot Toddy, with Billy Ross (of Ossian fame) and Cy Jack, who has been his song-writing partner and fellow musician in virtually every musical venture since. A five-year period… read more

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A C Weir - This Has Been Me Since Yesterday

 — 2018 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX399

Glaswegian A C (Alex) Weir releases his debut album at 77 years of age! The music business has been transformed in the last couple of decades, but one of the plus points of the new digital landscape must surely be that technology makes it possible now for a man of 77, who had only previously… read more

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Scotland - The Music & The Song

 — Compilations — CD — Triple CD — CDTRAX8606

20 Year Profile Of Greentrax 3CD Set. In 2018, Greentrax Recordings are re-launching this best-selling album. This compilation was originally released in 2006 when the company, which also includes the Culburnie label, celebrated its 20th Anniversary. Greentrax Recordings, ‘Scotland’s Favourite Record Company’, was launched in 1986… read more

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Far, Far From Ypres

 — All Time Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Compilations — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX1418

Songs, Poems & Music Of World War One. Buy the Far, Far From Ypres CD and Concert DVD together as a set, for a discounted price. In 2018, Greentrax Recordings are re-launching this critically-acclaimed, best-selling album. This unique project was undertaken by Greentrax in 2009 and the album was released to wide critical acclaim. It is a… read more

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Scotland’s Voices

 — 2018 Top 20 — Compilations — CD — CDTRAX400

In August 2017 the painting Scotland’s Voices by Alexander (Sandy) Moffat MBE was unveiled in the Saltire Society Rooms, Edinburgh. The painting imagines some of the influential singers, players and tradition bearers of the Scottish folk revival, assembled round the poet, folk song collector and… read more

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Matt Tighe

 — 2017 Top 20 — Solo & Duo Instrumental — CD — CDTRAX395

Matt Tighe was born in South London, with a London and Trinidadian background. He first discovered his love of traditional music and the fiddle listening to his parents’ album collection: The Chieftains and Tom McConville & Pauline Cato in particular made a lasting impression. After attending… read more

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The Best Of Matt McGinn vol 2

 — Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX253

The RCA International Years. This compilation album by Matt McGinn was first released on licence by Greentrax Recordings in 2003 and having recently negotiated an extension of the licence with Sony Music we are pleased to re-release the album on this, the 40th Anniversary of Matt’s death. Greentrax wish to acknowledge the… read more

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Gaelic Stories Told By Peter Morrison

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9014

Scottish Tradition Series vol 14. This is a CD re-release of the 1995 Greentrax music cassette (catalogue number CTRAX9014) and is Volume 14 in the Scottish Tradition Series, from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies. The Series has been widely acclaimed. Peter Morrison, a crofter-fisherman from the small Hebridean island… read more

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Nick Keir 1953-2013

 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX397

A double album reflecting the talents of Nick Keir. Nick Keir formed the group Finn McCuill while at Stirling University, then toured with poet Norman McCaig, worked with the 7:84 Theatre Company and in 1982 he joined The McCalmans. He remained with the group for the next 30 years and toured all… read more

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Alan Bell - The Cocklers

 — 2017 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX394

Songs From A Time And Place Alan Bell is a veteran singer/songwriter from the North-West of England. His best-known songs, amongst many, are Windmills and Bread And Fishes - the latter was recorded in several countries and was a hit in Japan. Alan also wrote for a number of radio and TV productions.… read more

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The McCalmans - Lost Tracks

 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX393

The McCalmans, who retired in 2010, made 26 albums and recorded over 400 songs in their 46 years as professional musicians. Twelve of those albums were on Greentrax during the 24 years The Macs remained loyal to the Scottish label, plus the double compilation CD The Greentrax Years, released in… read more

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Freeland Barbour & Friends - The Music And The Land

 — Solo & Duo Instrumental — CD — CDTRAX392

The Concert With the stunning photography of Cailean Maclean and over 450 of Freeland Barbour’s compositions, The Music And The Land - The Music Of Freeland Barbour (a sumptuous 2-volume book in a slip-case) is a wonderful tribute to Scotland’s landscape and traditions. The book was published by… read more

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Eric Bogle with John Munro - Voices

 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX391

Greentrax Recordings is proud to have been associated with Eric Bogle since 1989. In those 27 years Greentrax has released all of Eric’s live and studio albums, including his collaborations with long-time buddy and touring partner John Munro, plus various compilations and the 5CD box set Singing… read more

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Greentrax 30th Anniversary Collection - The Special Projects

 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Compilations — CD — Double CD — CDTRAXS8616

Greentrax Recordings Ltd, which includes the Greentrax, Culburnie, G2 and Celtic Collections labels, is a company with some 500 releases, now regarded by many as Scotland’s leading traditional music company and one of the largest independents in the UK. This “special projects” selection… read more

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Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band - Revisited

 — 2016 Top 20 — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — CD — CDTRAX389

Pipe Major Iain McLeod’s Selection - Five Times Champions of The World The Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band was one of the most universally recognised and successful pipe bands of all time. In its 130-year history it won virtually every competition award and accolade available. The Band was known… read more

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Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna - Traditions Of Tiree

 — 2016 Top 20 — Gaelic Song — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9027

Scottish Tradition Series vol 27. Various singers, storytellers and piping from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh. Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna translates from the Gaelic as Sheaves From The Land Of Barley. Tiree, a low lying island of some thirty-six square miles west of Ardnamurchan Point, lacks… read more

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Reclaimed - Pipe Music & Song From The Scottish Borders

 — 2016 Top 20 — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — CD — CDTRAX390

Pipe music and song from the Scottish Borders, presented by The Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society. This is a brilliant album in which the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society has set out to explore Border repertoire - tunes and songs with strong Border resonances, many of which have not… read more

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Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation

 — 2016 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX387

In 2014 Luath Press published a book of poems, Scotia Nova - Poems For The Early Days of a Better Nation. It seemed to make sense to release an album of new songs, Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation. A steering group of like-minded folk was formed: Mairi Campbell, Dave… read more

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William MacLean - Pibroch

 — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9010D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 10. Born of a Raasay family living in Tobermory, Isle Of Mull, William MacLean was a pupil of Malcolm MacPherson (Calum Piobaire) of Badenoch, with whom he made a special study of piobaireachd. He went on to win many piping prizes, including the Argyllshire Star at Oban (1898), the Inverness… read more

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