— Scottish Tradition Series — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9024
Scottish Tradition Series vol 24.
This album is released in the year of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh in 1951. The School is delighted that Maurice Fleming of Blairgowrie, whose collecting forms a very important part of the School Archives, has himself acted… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX353
Barbara Dickson OBE is a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award winning acting career. She has firmly established herself as one of the most enduring and popular entertainers in Britain today. With numerous awards for acting and singing, hit singles, gold and… read more
— Compilations — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX358
STEELE THE SHOW: THE MAN One of Scotland’s best loved singer songwriters, Davy Steele was loved equally for his sensitivity to others and for his charismatic ebullient nature. Davy could always be relied upon to ‘get the party started’. Born in 1948 in Summerlea, Prestonpans, on the banks of… read more
Following an initial musical career as a drummer, Stevie Palmer decided to turn his full attention to the art and craft of songwriting. The progression was always more than likely as Stevie grew up surrounded by his mother’s music (folk singer-songwriter Eileen Penman) and musical loves, as well… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX354
Acclaimed singer-songwriter and popular Celtic Music Radio presenter Ciaran Dorris moved to Glasgow from his native Belfast in 1988, quickly earning plaudits for his songs and style. This debut album presents Ciaran to a far wider audience and should establish him as a fine singer-songwriter, with… read more
ALEX HODGSON is from Prestonpans, East Lothian, close to the office of Greentrax Recordings. He carries on the fine tradition of Prestonpans song writing from the late Davy Steele. Alex was a finalist in the ‘Burnsong’ song writing competition in 2005 and 2009 and since then he has appeared live… read more
Songs, Tunes and Life Stories.
A collection by the late Jim Reid, the Angus folk singer whose music evokes the romance and humour of North East Scotland. Jim’s musical traditions came mainly from Dundee and the lands just north of the River Tay. Many of his songs are about his home town, and the people and places of the… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX328
The debut solo album from Ewan Robertson, a talented singer and guitarist and a member of Breabach. Ewan was accepted into the National Centre Of Excellence For Traditional Music in 2000, where he studied fiddle and pipes. A shortage of accompanists at the school led Ewan to experiment with the… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX344
One of Scotland’s finest traditional-style singers, who deserves to be more widely recognised - this album should certainly enhance Mick’s reputation. A regular act at festivals, concerts and folk clubs in Scotland, Mick West has performed in many other countries including England, Ireland,… read more
Brian McNeill released his groundbreaking album The Back O’ The North Wind in 1991, on the theme of emigration from Scotland to North America. This time the theme is emigration from Scotland to Europe. Brian McNeill (fiddle, octave fiddle, guitar, mandocello, bouzouki, viola, mandolin, cittern,… read more
— Compilations — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX338
Songs and music reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Scotland’s fishing, with recordings from some of Scottish music’s finest artists. Shona McMillan, of the Thorburn fishing family from Fisherrow, set up the People And Songs Of The Sea exhibition to celebrate this heritage from a Firth of… read more
The Dreamer is Eric Bogle’s 15th album and is released as Eric prepares to hang up his ‘touring boots’ and embark on a final UK tour. As always, Eric will be accompanied by his long-time buddy John Munro, who has produced this and other Eric Bogle albums. A compulsive, almost obsessive… read more
— 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — DVD — DVTRAX2022
Please note that this DVD is now issued on the PAL system only (UK and Europe) and not on NTSC. See more PAL & NTSC information here. A live performance DVD recording made at Stonyfell Winery, Adelaide, Australia - this is Eric Bogle’s first and (he says) last DVD. Including additional… read more
The Songs Of Lady Nairne Celebrating The Scottish Year Of Homecoming 2014 Lady Nairne (Caroline Oliphant) was born in 1766 in Perthshire. As she grew and blossomed in beauty, she was called The Flower of Strathearn or The White Rose of Gask. The family had strong Jacobite connections, and some 45… read more
— 2021 Top 20 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX323
A live album recorded by Donnie Munro at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival in January of 2008. Featuring The Donnie Munro Band with Sandy Brechin (accordion), Foss Paterson (string arrangements), Fraser Fifield (soprano saxophone), Allan Henderson (fiddle), The Glasgow Islay Choir and The… read more
Archie is a charismatic performer with a warm voice and wonderful guitar style. He has been the presenter of BBC Radio Scotland’s Travelling Folk for many years, and is a household name in Scotland. Twenty years between albums may seem like a casual way to go about a recording career but that is… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9023
Scottish Tradition Series vol 23.
Volume 23 in this classic series of recordings from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies draws together a selection of songs, tunes and customs from across Scotland, connected with marriage. Materials from both the Scots and Gaelic traditions is included, as are items from different… read more
— Guitar & Mandolin — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX322
Dick Gaughan remains one of the most highly respected folk singers in the United Kingdom. He is also one of the most sought-after artists, and commits himself to regular tours both in the UK and abroad, particularly North America and Australia. Dick’s gig at the Trades Club in Hebden Bridge, North… read more
— Guitar & Mandolin — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX317
Ross Kennedy has been a professional folk musician for over 25 years. He has toured, recorded and played with Scottish legends The Tannahill Weavers and was also the founding member of great bands such as The Iron Horse, The Jura Ceilidh Band and Canterach. Ross also had a very successful and long… read more
— Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX314
Sylvia Barnes’ pedigree in traditional music is a long and distinguished one. Together with her late husband Jim, she formed the vocal nucleus of the influential Glasgow band Kentigern, and was one of the elite group of female vocalists to sing with The Battlefield Band before moving to England in… read more
— Fiddle — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX319
The Cast came into being when Mairi and Dave joined forces after meeting each other in the burgeoning traditional music and dance scene in Edinburgh. They have since performed extensively throughout the UK and Ireland, in Norway, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and North America, and… read more
John 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. John was a founder member of Country Express in 1969 and later Colcannon… read more
— Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX306
Alison McMorland was born in Renfrewshire into a musical family. She has enjoyed a long involvement in traditional music at various levels: singer, collector, broadcaster, author and tutor on the Scottish Music course at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Alison came to wider… read more
Robin Laing is a professional musician and writer based in rural South Lanarkshire. He is known as an interpreter of traditional Scottish songs and his own songs, many of which have been covered by other artists. His songs are on a wide variety of subjects, from Ulysses to Clydesdale horses and from… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Celtic Collections — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDGMP8012
Celtic Collections vol 12.
This album has proved to be hugely popular and is a Greentrax All Time Top Seller. Songs by female vocalists from the Greentrax back catalogue. Each song has the theme of love and reflection, resulting in an album of very powerful songs, old and new, superbly interpreted by some of Scotland’s… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX291
A new studio album from the former Runrig frontman, Donnie Munro - his first for four years. He has been recently been touring solo and with The Donnie Munro Band, and has a large and faithful following both at home and abroad, particularly in Germany. The album is centred on themes of migration and… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9022
Scottish Tradition Series vol 22.
Volume 22 consists of children’s songs and rhymes and is an important addition to the Scottish Tradition Series. The School of Scottish Studies Archives is an important source of Scottish children’s lore. On this album, a selection of material in Scots recorded over a period of three decades… read more
— 2019 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Celtic Collections — Compilations — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDGMP8010
Celtic Collections vol 10.
An album from the 1970s which was recorded in Edinburgh’s famous folk music bar Sandy Bell’s (The Forrest Hill Bar) and at Pan Audio Studios. Many of the Sandy Bell’s Bar regulars of the time feature on the album, including Aly Bain, Dick Gaughan, The McCalmans, Chorda, Liz & Maggie… read more
— Guitar & Mandolin — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX290
Another original album from one of the foremost and highly regarded folksingers of our time - Dick Gaughan was recently voted one of the Top 10 Folk Voices Of The 20th Century by listeners of BBC Radio 2’s Mike Harding Show. Dick is acknowledged as one of Scotland’s most outstanding musicians.… read more
Eric Bogle’s first album of new songs since 2002, Other People’s Children is another exceptional collection of songs from this prolific songwriter. In Hallowed Ground Eric re-visits No Man’s Land and the World War 1 graveyards, and he reflects on the elderly in The Last Of The Old Timers. In… read more
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