Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

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

Ian Green: 1934-2024

Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley - Mither O’ The Sea

 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX183

The Wrigley sisters - Jennifer and Hazel - from Orkney, present more Orcadian, Shetland, Scottish and original tunes, some by the girls. Joining them on the album are Aaron Jones (bass), Eamonn Coyne (banjo), Kevin Macrae (cello), Rick Bamford (percussion) and Simon Thoumire (concertina, whistle).… read more

Robin Laing - Imaginary Lines

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX185

Robin Laing is one of Scotland’s best singer-songwriters and each year has a full diary of bookings, especially gigs where he specialises in the theme of Scotch whisky, a subject on which he has recorded four albums for Greentrax. Robin is also an expert whisky taster and very much in demand.… read more

Orain Nan Gaidheal - The Song Of The Gael

 — Gaelic Song — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX5008

A selection of Gaelic song and piping from concerts recorded at the 1997 Edinburgh International Festival. Featuring Ishbel MacAskill, Mary Ann Kennedy, Mary Smith, Margaret Stewart, Catherine-Ann MacPhee, Kenna Campbell, Maggie MacInnes, Margaret Bennett, Flora MacNeil, Rona Lightfoot, Fred… read more

The McCalmans - Keepers

 — Vocal Groups — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX174

The McCalmans’ line-up on this album is Ian McCalman, Nick Keir & Derek Moffat. The songs are from the pens of some of Scotland’s best songwriters, including a couple by Nick Keir (Keepers and Nowhere Else To Go) and a first from Derek Moffat (The Back of The Aisler), plus some traditional… read more

Sandy Brechin - Out Of His Tree

 — Accordion & Melodeon — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX169

A well known figure in accordion circles for his work with contemporary bands Seelyhoo and Burach, Sandy Brechin has broadened his horizons even further with The Sandy Brechin Band, which includes Colin MacFarlane (guitars, mandolin, lapsteel, keyboard), Aaron Jones (bass guitar) and Jim Walker of… read more

Mac Umba - BruHuhaho

 — Bands — Bagpipes — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX161

Merging elements of Brazilian and Caribbean percussion with Scottish piping, while playing Scottish and other melodies, Mac Umba produce an exciting sound that has thrilled audiences in many parts of the world, including South America. Performing in costume adds a very visual aspect to the band’s… read more

Seelyhoo - Leetera

 — Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX160

The lineup comprises Fiona Mackenzie (vocals), Sandy Brechin (accordion), Jennifer Wrigley (fiddle), Jim Walker (percussion), Niall Muir (bass guitar) and Hazel Wrigley (piano). Second album by this popular instrumental and Gaelic song group. The Wrigleys (Jennifer and Hazel) had already carved out… read more

Fiddlers’ Bid - Hamnataing

 — All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX167

Shetland’s sensational young band features four dynamic fiddlers backed by a driving rhythm section creating an exhilarating sound. Featuring Chris Stout, Andrew Gifford, Maurice Henderson, Kevin Henderson (fiddles), Catriona MacKay (keyboards and clarsach), Steve Yarrington (guitar) and David… read more

Rob MacKillop - Flowers Of The Forest

 — More Instrumental — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX155

With pieces from the Balcarres, Skene, Millar/McAlman, Straloch, Wemyss and MacKillop Manuscripts. Rob MacKillop plays some very unusual instruments and specialises in Scottish traditional music of the 17th century and beyond for lute, mandour, cittern and guitar. This album demonstrates the… read more

Ian Hardie & Andy Thorburn - The Spider’s Web

 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX152

Ian Hardie is a fiddler of note and a prolific composer. He was a member of Jock Tamson’s Bairns and other Edinburgh bands, and later a member of The Occasionals ceilidh band. After moving from the Scottish Borders to Morayshire, Ian teamed up with Andy Thorburn, much in demand as a top keyboard… read more

Jim Malcolm - Rohallion

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX150

An album of mostly Jim Malcolm’s own songs recorded in his early days before he joined Old Blind Dogs for a spell, later moving on to carve a very successful solo career for himself. Jim is an excellent singer and songwriter. The Rohallion Trio consisted of Jim plus Dave Watt and Iain MacFadyen,… read more

Alex Francis MacKay - A Lifelong Home

 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX149

“Cape Breton is the home of some of the great fiddle traditions in North America, and Alex MacKay’s rich sound is truly unique…” (Paul MacDonald) read more

Ian Bruce - Hodden Grey

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX156

Ian Bruce is arguably one of the best singers in Scotland, and has also gone on to be a fine songwriter, although this album is mainly Scottish traditional songs. The album is dedicated to his father, John (Jack) H Bruce, who was at one time the Pipe Major of The London Scottish Regiment, known for… read more

The McCalmans - High Ground

 — Vocal Groups — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX138

A studio album from this hugely popular vocal harmony group, of Ian McCalman, Nick Keir & Derek Moffat. Standout tracks include Cancel Marie’s Wedding, Don’t Sit on My Jimmy Shand’s, They Sent a Wumman, Wrecked Again and Cholesterol. Classic McCalmans. read more

Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley - Huldreland

 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX148

First of two albums for Geentrax from two of the brightest stars in the galaxy of roots talent from Scotland. Jennifer Wrigley won the 1996 BBC Radio 2 Young Tradition Award, and at that time the duo were in huge demand for clubs, concerts and festivals. Since then the girls have returned to their… read more

Deaf Shepherd - Synergy

 — Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX143

Second album by this exciting instrumental and vocal band. Lead vocals by John Morran (also guitar), Rory Campbell (Highland bagpipe, whistles, vocals), Marianne Curran (fiddle, vocals), Clare McLaughlin (fiddle) and Malcolm Stitt (bouzouki, Highland bagpipe, guitar, vocals). Guest musicians Brian O… read more

Fergie MacDonald - The 21st Album

 — Accordion & Melodeon — Ceilidh & Scottish Dance Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX129

On this, his 21st album, Fergie MacDonald surrounded himself with an array of mainly younger musicians and, with Phil Cunningham in the producer’s chair, a wonderfully punchy, toe-tapping record has come out. Greentrax was delighted to welcome the great Fergie MacDonald on to the label, adding… read more

Ossian - The Carrying Stream

 — Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX127

21 years after the band first played in Glasgow, Ossian release an album on which founder members William Jackson (harp, whistles, piano, bodhran, vocals) and Billy Ross (vocals, guitar, dulcimer) are joined by Iain MacInnes (Scottish smallpipes, whistles) and Stuart Morison (fiddle, cittern,… read more

Wendy Stewart - About Time 2

 — Harp (Clarsach) — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX126

Wendy Stewart was a member of Ceolbeg and is one of the best clarsach and electro-harp players in Scotland. On this, her second solo album for Greentrax, she is again assisted by Ceolbeg members Gary West (pipes, whistle), Colin Matheson (guitar) and Jim Walker (drums, percussion). Produced by Jack… read more

Gordeanna McCulloch - In Freenship’s Name

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX123

One of Scotland’s great traditional voices Gordeanna McCulloch singing her favourite songs, accompanied by Billy Jackson, Stuart Morison, Charlie Soane, Dougie Pincock and Brian Miller. Sadly Gordeanna passed away in 2019 but she had a voice which was strong and individual. She is sorely missed in… read more

Eric Bogle - Small Miracles

 — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX130

Ex-pat Scot Eric Bogle is recognised in Australia as one of their most significant songwriters, and he has numerous awards to prove it! He is of course best known for his songs No Man’s Land and The Band Played Waltzing Matilda but he has written and recorded dozens of equally popular songs on… read more

Tam White’s Shoestring - The Real Deal

 — Bands — Stream or Download only — G2CD7002

The late Tam White was a legend in the jazz and blues scenes, and his equally highly regarded partners were Fraser Spiers (harmonica) and Neil Warden (guitars). Recorded live at The Dome, Edinburgh in 1997. Tam was an astounding performer. This is a collector’s item. The Scotsman said of this… read more

Robin Williamson - Celtic Harp Airs & Dance Tunes

 — Harp (Clarsach) — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX134

Robin Williamson was a founder member of the very successful and popular Incredible String Band. He is now a solo performer and is an outstanding Celtic harp player. His music was recently used in a film production, Bergman Island. This is a very stylish album. read more

Eilidh Shaw - Heepirumbo

 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX131

Eilidh Shaw is a braw fiddler and plays both solo and in bands. She is currently a member of Shooglenifty, replacing the late Angus Grant. On this album she enlisted the help of a whole bunch of musicians: Ian Carr (who also produced), Ronnie Rae, Simon Bradley, Brian Kellock, Gary Finlayson (of… read more

Rod Paterson - Sings Burns

 — Robert Burns — Solo Singers & Songwriters — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX117

Songs From The Bottom Drawer. Rod Paterson is arguably the finest contemporary interpreter of Burns songs and one of the best Scottish male singers. Rod has been the lead singer in several Edinburgh bands, most notably Jock Tamson’s Bairns and The Easy Club. Burns favourites are all here, and Rod gathered together his… read more

Mac Umba - Don’t Hold Your Breath

 — Bands — Bagpipes — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX113

Mac Umba present samba and Scottish bagpipe and drum crossover. A Greentrax best seller. One shop - Waterloo Records in Austin, Texas, USA - alone has sold over one thousand units of the album. Unique and exciting. “Mac Umba, a beast apart from any other Scots ethnic/roots band, and a wonderful… read more

Jock Tamson’s Bairns - A’ Jock Tamson’s Bairns

 — Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX112

The Lasses Fashion & Jock Tamson’s Bairns. Jock Tamson’s Bairns - one of the most esteemed and influential bands in Scottish traditional music. The band’s first two albums (The Lasses Fashion and Jock Tamson’s Bairns) on one CD. The band members on The Lasses Fashion are Norman Chalmers (concertina, whistles, piano), John Croall… read more

The MacNaughton’s Vale Of Atholl Pipe Band - Live ‘n’ Well

 — Pipe Band — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX111

One of the top Scottish Pipe Bands, led at that time by Pipe Major Ian Duncan with Gordon Duncan, Pipe Sergeant. Solos by Mary-Ann MacKinnon and Andrew Wright. An exciting pipe band just bang on, and competition winners along the way. Recorded live at Motherwell Civic Centre and produced by Freeland… read more

Grand Concert Of Scottish Piping

 — Grand Concerts Of Piping — Bagpipes — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX110

Featuring Gordon Mooney, Angus D MacColl, Martyn Bennett, Gordon Duncan, Iain MacInnes and Allan MacDonald. On Friday 10th November 1995, The Lowland & Border Pipers Society, under the chairmanship of Hamish Moore, presented a Grand Concert of Scottish Piping in the main chamber of the Old Royal… read more

The Occasionals - Back In Step

 — Accordion & Melodeon — Ceilidh & Scottish Dance Bands — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX107

The Complete Scottish Ceilidh Dance vol 2. The hard working and favourite Scottish ceilidh/dance band The Occasionals includes founder and ace accordionist Freeland Barbour, Runrig’s lead guitarist Malcolm Jones, Mairi Campbell (fiddle, viola), stringed maestro Kevin MacLeod (tenor banjo, mandolin, octave mandolin, guitar), Neil MacMillan… read more