Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

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

Ian Green: 1934-2024

Hamish Henderson Tribute vol 2 - Ballad Of The Banffies

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 2022 Top 20 — Compilations — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — Vocal Groups — CD — CDTRAX410

“A second collection of Hamish Henderson’s powerful songs, by various singers including Fiona Hunter, Cameron Nixon, John Morran and Hamish himself.” (Managing Director Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month album, July 2022) Dr Hamish Henderson - poet, singer-songwriter, folklorist and cultural and… read more

Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders - Young Territorial

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 2022 Top 20 — 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

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

Gaelic Stories Told By Peter Morrison

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9014

Scottish Tradition Series vol 14. This is a CD re-release of the 1995 Greentrax music cassette and is Volume 14 in the Scottish Tradition Series. Peter Morrison, a crofter-fisherman from the small Hebridean island of Grimsay, which lies between North Uist and Benbecula, was recorded by D A MacDonald between 1962 and 1974 on Grimsay.… read more

Sguaban à Tìr an Eòrna - Traditions Of Tiree

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 2016 Top 20 — Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — Gaelic Song — 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

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

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 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

Calum Ruadh - Bard Of Skye

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9007

Scottish Tradition Series vol 7. Calum Ruadh, a crofter and bard from Skye, died on February 25th 1978. This album is comprised of several stretches of conversation, mainly in English, and eight songs in Gaelic composed by Calum himself. Unique recordings from the archives of the School Of Scottish Studies, at long last available… read more

Calum & Annie Johnston - Songs, Stories & Piping From Barra

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Gaelic Song — Spoken Word — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9013D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 13. Calum & Annie Johnston were born on the Scottish Hebridean island of Barra. As this album amply demonstrates, both were fine singers - by which is meant not so much that they possessed voices which would have been at home on the concert stage, as that they performed their songs with great… read more

Wooed And Married And Aa

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 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

The Very Best Of Bill Barclay Live

 — Celtic Collections — Spoken Word — CD — CDGMP8011

Celtic Collections vol 11. Bill Barclay is a well known and loved comedian and singer on the Scottish music scene and beyond. He was a radio presenter on Radio Forth for many years and has acted in TV dramas and comedies, often as a policeman. This album was first released in 1990 on cassette but is now released on CD to meet… read more

Chokit On A Tattie

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — 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

Orkney - Land, Sea & Community

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9021

Scottish Tradition Series vol 21. This volume focuses on the music, song and stories of the Orkney Islands. Most of the selections were recorded by Alan Bruford, reader in Scottish Ethnology. The first narratives and songs highlight farm life: they recall harvest celebrations, recipes, animal behaviour and related beliefs and… read more

Hamish Henderson Tribute Album (vol 1) - A’ The Bairns O Adam

 — 2022 Top 20 — Compilations — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — Vocal Groups — CD — CDTRAX244

“Various artists including Adam McNaughtan, Dick Gaughan, Rod Paterson, Jim Reid, The Corrie Folk Trio and The Laggan combine for this tribute to the late, great singer/songwriter/collector Dr Hamish Henderson. Several of his most popular songs are included: The John MacLean March, Farewell to… read more

Scottish Traditional Tales

 — £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9017D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 17. In most modern European cultures the longer types of wonder-tale, or fairy-tales as they are often called, are the aristocrats of traditional storytelling, as the older ballads are of singing. These stories share the atmosphere of mediaeval romance - timelessly vague, but with such material… read more

Stramash - McGinn O’ The Calton

 — Spoken Word — Vocal Groups — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX034

The Songs, Stories & Poems of Matt McGinn. Stramash were Finlay Allison (guitar, mandolin and fiddle), Bob Blair (vocals and guitar), John Eaglesham (concertina), Adam McNaughtan, a prolific songwriter (vocals), Kevin Mitchell, a great Irish voice, and the late Anne Neilson, a fine traditional-style singer. A popular group of the time, they… read more