— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — All Time Top Sellers — Celtic Collections — Compilations — Bands — CD — CDGMP8006
Celtic Collections vol 6.
Greentrax led the way in the 1980s and 90s with bands that were breaking new ground and taking Scottish music in new directions. Exciting times. This is a selection of those ‘Vibrant New Celtic Sounds’ and includes tracks by Shooglenifty (Pipe Tunes), Ceolbeg (Gale Warning), Peatbog Faeries… read more
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Celtic Collections vol 5.
Popular Scottish tune sets by such stalwarts as Willie Hunter, Ian Hardie, Jock Tamson’s Bairns, Brian McNeill, Seelyhoo, Thulbion and Lindsay Porteous & Pete Clark. Fine recordings of one of Scotland’s favourite instruments - the fiddle. Some tracks in a group setting but all top quality.… read more
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Aileen Carr was born in Coupar Angus, in Perthshire. Her father, self-taught on the melodeon, had a fine Scots voice, while her mother also sang and played the piano at musical evenings at home. Aileen’s family could not afford piano lessons for her but that didn’t hold back Aileen’s interest… read more
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From the leader and founder member of the hugely popular 1970s band Rankin File came this solo album in 1993 by Iain Rankin, with a bunch of brand new self-penned songs. Iain is a brilliant songwriter with a great voice to go with it. In Pier House Studio, Iain surrounded himself with some of… read more
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Featuring Mairi Campbell and Jenny Gardner.
This is a gem from the very talented Jack Evans who was a member of several bands, including the legendary Jock Tamson’s Bairns. Jack is a multi-instrumentalist and a clever arranger and producer (several albums for Greentrax). It was Jack who produced the Keltik Elektrik series of recordings,… read more
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This album was recorded after the late Davy Steele had departed the band and was replaced by Rod Paterson, one of Scotland’s finest singers. The rest of the band consisted of Wendy Stewart (harp, concertina, vocals), Peter Boond (flute, whistle, cittern, vocals), Colin Matheson (keyboards, guitar,… read more
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From an idea submitted by singer/songwriter Jim Hunter to The Highland Festival was born the Songhunter project, attracting a staggering 430 competition entries from Highlands and Islands songwriters. The incredibly difficult task of reducing that figure to a touring repertoire of some twenty songs… read more
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Instrumentalist and composer with Scottish traditional group The Iron Horse, most of the material on this album is written by Rod with Lynn Morrison. Rod (acoustic guitar, mandolins, mandola, banjo, bodhran, keyboards), Lee Agnew (drums, percussion), Fraser Fifield (saxophone, Highland pipes,… read more
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A member of the New Zealand band Rua, Jimmy Young plays Northumbrian pipes. Also featuring Iain MacDonald (Battlefield Band), Iain MacInnes (Smalltalk), Iain MacLeod and James Mackintosh (Shooglenifty), John Martin (Tannahill Weavers, The Easy Club) and other members of Rua. This is a gem, with a… read more
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Ex-Battlefield Band anchorman goes solo - multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, composer, record producer and author. This album sees Brian return to his first love of fiddle music, consisting mainly of his own tunes. As usual he also accompanies himself on numerous instruments and also brings… read more
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Rock/country band who have supported The Mavericks on tour. The Felsons are led by singer-songwriter Dean Owens who wrote all songs on the album except one (On Fire). The other members of the band are Callais Brown (guitars mandolin, banjo, vocals), Kevin McGuire (bass guitar, upright bass, vocals)… read more
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Traditional Music from a New Generation.
Traditional music from a new generation. In the 1990s Edinburgh was a melting-pot of young musicians who had been attracted from all parts of Scotland and beyond to the city. From this vibrant music scene comes a most exciting album, featuring the best young contemporary bands and musicians based in… read more
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A debut album by two Scottish singer-songwriters combining unique music with powerful lyrics. Andy Shanks (vocals, guitar) and Jim Russell (guitar, whistles, melodeon, concertina) with John Burgess (tenor sax), Lindsay Cooper (double bass), Brian MacAlpine, David Scott (piano, organ, additional… read more
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Brought together by Alasdair Fraser during the recording of his acclaimed album Dawn Dance, this is the debut recording from Skyedance. Virtuosity meets vision as the six members unite their considerable creative spirits in original compositions which push the Scottish tradition, from exquisitely… read more
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An example of the new wave of young musicians with diverse influences coming to the fore in Scotland. New to the band are Gregor Borland (fiddle), Eoghain Anderson (drums and percussion) and Roy Waterson (bass). ‘Burach display verve, skill and imagination.’ The Scotsman ‘Ali Cherry’s vocals… read more
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Christopher Armstrong, Gordon Maclean, Stuart Cassells and Andrew Wright: four of Scotland’s most talented young champion pipers come together on one album, emphasising that the future of the Scottish piping tradition is in safe hands. In 1997 these lads were four of Scotland’s most talented… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance - limited period — Fiddle — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CUL109D
Traditional Scottish and Cape Breton tunes are skilfully blended with some of The Cast’s original songs. Mairi Campbell (voice, viola, fiddle) and Dave Francis (guitar, voice). “The Cast have proven that subtlety and restraint are weapons that, when used correctly, are a lethal combination. A… read more
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For his first album Alasdair Fraser selected some of his favourite gems among the rich fiddling repertoire of Scotland. Many of the tunes have long been a part of the tradition, others are more recently composed. It reveals the depth and variety of Scotland’s musical traditions as well as the… read more
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Kevin Mitchell is an Ulsterman, later living in Glasgow, with a repertoire of Irish songs and a style which both bear witness to where his heart lies. A wonderful interpreter of traditional song, this is an impressive collection of mainly Irish songs by Kevin. He was a member of the impressive… read more
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Second release by Greentrax of the band Rua recorded live at the end of a tour in New Zealand. Features the fine voice of Denny Stewart plus James Wilkinson (bass and acoustic guitars), Jon Hooker (acoustic and electric guitars), and Matthew Lawrence (percussion). Another award winner. ‘This… read more
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Live At Nitten Folk Club.
Sheena Wellington is a highly regarded Scottish traditional-style singer and her reputation increased dramatically when she was invited to sing the Burns classic A Man’s A Man at the official opening of the Scottish Parliament on 1st July 1999. This live track can be heard on her second Greentrax… read more
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To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Jacobite Uprising that ended at Culloden, the fourteen sets of tunes collected here are connected with the Jacobite Rebellion, for an album unusual in concept, but with great piping. Although this fine pipe band is no longer a going concern, it was a force… read more
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Gill Bowman is a weel kent face around the Edinburgh folk scene and was prominent in the late 1990s when she made two albums for Greentrax. This album comprises mainly her own songs, plus a couple of traditional ones. Gill sings in a beautiful clear voice with excellent diction. She also plays… read more
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Smalltalk are Iain MacInnes (small pipes), Billy Ross (guitar, vocals) and Stuart Morison (fiddle). This was a forerunner to their Ossian album on Greentrax, on which they were joined by Billy Jackson. Although short-lived, Smalltalk produced an excellent sound and built up a good following before… read more
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One of the early Greentrax forays into Irish music, Paul Herron’s collection of self-penned songs was one of the few albums taken on by the label as a direct result of a demo through the post. Ian Green was so impressed with Paul’s singer-songwriter abilities that he was immediately signed up to… read more
Robbie Shepherd wrote a sleeve note for this album and one of his comments was: “The lift is there for dancing feet and the lilt is there for discerning ears.” This was the first Scottish dance band signed to Greentrax, in 1990, and it was a cracker. The then young Craig McCallum was already… read more
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