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1986-2021: Celebrating Scotland's Music for 35 Years

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Eric Bogle - The Source of Light

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX415

Recorded in late 2021 in Australia. Greentrax Managing Director Ian Green considers this to be Eric Bogle’s best album for some time. Eric surrounded himself in the studio with some amazing talent: Emma Luker (fiddle, cello, viola, harmony vocals) arranged vocals, wrote a tune in memory of the… read more

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Hamish Henderson Tribute vol 2 - Ballad Of The Banffies

 — Compilations — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — Vocal Groups — CD — CDTRAX410

Dr Hamish Henderson - poet, singer-songwriter, folklorist and cultural and political activist - was born on 11th November 1919 in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, and died on 9th March 2002 in Edinburgh. In 1951, after service in the British Army during the Second World War, Hamish became an honorary… read more

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Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders - Young Territorial

 — 2021 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX414

Every Regiment has legends and songs. These go beyond the tunes of the marching band and the laments of a church service but tell the real human story of the time and place. They come from the soldiers and form part of the DNA of a unit, connecting past to present in vivid, emotionally-charged,… read more

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Fraser Bruce - Every Song’s A Story

 — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX413

“Folk songs are just stories set to music…” An outstanding collection of mainly contemporary songs, five written by Fraser Bruce himself, one traditional song and the rest by notable songwriters such as Eric Bogle, Dougie McLean, John Watt and Graeme Miles. Session musicians include Gavin… read more

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Stevie Palmer - We Become The Sunshine

 — 2020 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX408

Stevie Palmer is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter, and this is his second album for Greentrax. The first, the critically acclaimed Heartprint Shadow, included the song Black Is The Sun, one of the standout items in the 2018 Scottish Traditional Music Award-winning stage production of Far, Far… read more

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Brian McNeill - No Silence

 — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — Solo 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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John Campbell Munro - The Kelly Collection

 — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX407

“John Campbell Munro was a multi-instrumentalist, an outstanding singer-songwriter, a companion on stage and in the studio to Eric Bogle for decades, and a very lovely and gentle man who died before his time. This album features the life of the Australian legend Ned Kelly (and his gang) in song,… read more

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Dick Gaughan - The Harvard Tapes

 — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Guitar & Mandolin — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX406

Definitive Gaughan concert from 1982. “Dick Gaughan, who is currently recovering from a stroke, regards these as his finest live recordings. Songs include The Freedom Come All Ye, with accompaniment on fiddle by the late, great Johnny Cunningham. A large royalty goes to Dick from the sales of this album, which contains some of his… read more

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Alexander McCall Smith and James Ross - These Are The Hands

 — 2020 Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — Solo 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 — Solo 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

 — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — Solo 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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Duncan McCrone - Land Of Gold

 — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — Solo 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 — Solo 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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The Best Of Matt McGinn vol 2

 — Solo 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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Nick Keir 1953-2013

 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX397

A double album reflecting the talents of Nick Keir. “The late Nick Keir toured the UK and Europe extensively with the band Finn mac Cuill before joining The McCalmans in 1982, when Hamish Bayne retired from touring. He remained with them for 30 years until the trio retired in 2004. During that time The McCalmans recorded 16 albums and most included… read more

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Alan Bell - The Cocklers

 — 2017 Top 20 — Solo 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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Eric Bogle with John Munro - Voices

 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Solo 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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Scotia Nova

 — £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — 2016 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX387

Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation. 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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Archie Fisher - A Silent Song

 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX388

Archie Fisher has been on the Scottish folk scene since the early days of the ‘folk revival’ and is known throughout the UK to anyone who loves Scottish song. He also tours North America on a regular basis and in fact this album is released by Red House Records (USA) and licensed to Greentrax.… read more

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Favourite Scottish Songs

 — Celtic Collections — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDGMP8016

Celtic Collections vol 16. For a’ the bairns and awbuddie else. For all the children and everybody else. This album is the result of discussion between Scottish piper and pipe-maker Hamish Moore and Ian Green about the need for a CD of ‘favourite Scottish songs’ to be available in Scottish schools - a collection that… read more

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Alex Hodgson - The Brig Tae Nae Where

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX382

The Brig Tae Nae Where (The Bridge To Nowhere) is the second Greentrax album by the Prestonpans singer Alex Hodgson. Twelve tracks on this album were written by Alex, plus one each by Robert Burns and Ewan MacColl. This new album is based on family memories of summer days past, some spent at… read more

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Barbara Dickson - To Each And Everyone

 — All Time Top Sellers — 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX378

The Songs Of Gerry Rafferty As a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award-winning acting career, Barbara Dickson OBE has established herself as one of the most enduring and popular artists in Britain today. She tours throughout the UK in major venues to packed… read more

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David Francey - So Say We All

 — £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX377

Fourteen years ago at the age of 45, David Francey began an astonishing journey from manual labourer to award-winning folk troubadour – renowned for writing with heart-wrenching honesty about struggles of the poor and working class. This album reflects his own journey through a period of struggle.… read more

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The Flooers o’ The Forest - Songs, Poems & Music of Flodden

 — £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Compilations — Wars & Battles — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX1513

1513-2013 Five Hundredth Anniversary. Songs and Music of Flodden, and a ‘FREE’ CD of Poetry and Prose of Flodden. Two CDs for the price of one. 9th September 2013 marks the 500th Anniversary of The Battle of Flodden, when an English Army crushed a Scottish Army. This was slaughter on both sides, on a terrible scale. This was the… read more

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Eric Bogle with John Munro - A Toss Of The Coin

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX375

In 2009 Eric Bogle completed his final tour of the UK and Europe, and now confines his touring to Australia and New Zealand, which is of course a huge loss to his legions of British and North American fans. These fans will, however, be very pleased to learn that Eric has not given up song-writing… read more

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David Francey - Late Edition

 — £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX366

From carpenter to songwriter - since leaving construction and recording his first album in 1999, Scottish-born Canadian David Francey is recognised as one of today’s finest singer-songwriters. Late Edition was David’s ninth CD release, in April 2011. David released his first album Torn Screen… read more

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David Francey - The First Set

 — £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX367

Live From Folk Alley From carpenter to songwriter - since leaving construction and recording his first album in 1999, Scottish-born Canadian David Francey is recognised as one of today’s finest singer-songwriters. The First Set - Live From Folk Alley was recorded at Kent State Folk Festival and is… read more

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Alistair Ogilvy - Leaves Sae Green

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX365

Alistair is a fine traditional singer. He was a finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland ‘Young Traditional Musician Of The Year’ Award in both 2011 and 2012, and won the Traditional Music And Song Association’s ‘Young Singer Of Merit’ award the same year. Alistair has already appeared at many… read more

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Brian McNeill - The Road Never Questions

 — Compilations — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX360

The Best of Brian McNeill vol 1. This is a compilation of tracks from Brian McNeill’s prolific output of solo and duo albums he released during his time with Battlefield Band and since moving on. Brian found selecting the tracks for this album somewhat difficult but it was a labour of love at the same time, not least because of… read more

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Robin Laing - Whisky For Breakfast

 — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX361

Robin Laing is Scotland’s ‘Whisky Bard’. This is his fourth album of whisky songs, and this time, whether following his Muse or the thread spun for him by the Fates, he has put together a collection of his own songs, all on the tasty subject of Scotch whisky. An eclectic mix of songs, they… read more