Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

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

Ian Green: 1934-2024

Malinky - Last Leaves

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Malinky formed in October 1998 after vocalist Karine Polwart (guitar, bouzouki) was invited to do a guest spot at Edinburgh Folk Club. Karine recruited Mark Dunlop (bodhran, whistle) and Kit Patterson (fiddle, mandolin, guitar), and tracked down singer Steve Byrne (bouzouki, guitar). Other bookings… read more

The McCalmans - Keepers

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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

The McCalmans - High Ground

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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

The McCalmans - Festival Lights

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Recorded Live at the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe. The McCalmans are Ian McCalman, Nick Keir and Derek Moffat on this album. It was recorded live at the Edinburgh International Festival by Kevock Digital Mobile. The audience were not advised that the performance was being recorded so there is no fake audience participation. This is The Macs in full… read more

The McCalmans - Songs From Scotland

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Recorded in 1991 in Pier House Studios by Peter Haigh, with Ian McCalman, Nick Keir and Derek Moffat, Scotland’s favourite vocal harmony group. Mainly Scottish songs, highlights include The Tiree Love Song, Highland Laddie, Westering Home, I Will Go, Widow McKay, Ainster Harbour and the popular… read more

Stravaig - Movin’ On

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Stravaig are an all-women, four-piece group singing a-capella when live. They are Moira Greenwood, Susie Kelly, Phyllis Martin and Jean McMonies. Davy Steele produced the album and played bodhran, congas, bongos and bouzouki, with Patsy Seddon (electro harp), Eilidh Shaw (fiddle), Fred Morrison… read more

The McCalmans - Honest Poverty

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Ian McCalman, Nick Keir and Derek Moffat are The McCalmans on this album. They have established a reputation for close harmony vocals, choosing good songs and having a humorous stage presentation. The group has several TV series to their credit and are hugely popular in the UK and Europe, especially… read more

Sangsters - Begin

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Sangsters are Anne Combe (vocals), Fiona Forbes (vocals) and Scott Murray (vocals, guitar) on this album and had backing from Nick Keir (guitar, keyboards) and Ian McCalman (guitar, bodhran, backing vocals). Sangsters hail from Fife and were formed in the summer of 1991. Their repertoire ranges from… read more

Blackeyed Biddy - Peace, Enjoyment, Love And Pleasure

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This formidable duo Blackeyed Biddy comprised the late Lionel McLelland (lead vocals, guitar, flute, whistles, double bass) and Kris Koren (backing vocals, guitar, mandola, banjo, bodhran). With the addition of producer Brian McNeill (fiddle, concertina) plus Finbar Furey (uilleann pipes, whistles)… read more

The McCalmans - The Ettrick Shepherd

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This is a collection of songs by James Hogg, ‘The Ettrick Shepherd’ (1770 to 1835). Previously released by Greenwich Village Records and later purchased by Greentrax Recordings and re-released in 1991, this album has the original McCalmans’ line-up of Ian McCalman (vocals, guitar, organ, Olde… read more

The McCalmans - Flames On The Water

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One of ‘The Macs’ early albums for Greentrax with a content of contemporary songs by several Scottish songwriters. Includes the first recording of Nick’s Festival Lights, with the lyrics now painted on the wall of an Edinburgh pub, one of the first covers of Davy Steele’s Farewell Tae The… read more

Stramash - McGinn O’ The Calton

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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

The McCalmans - Ancestral Manoeuvres

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This was a pre-Greentrax release on The Macs’ own label then re-released by Greentrax on cassette after The McCalmans signed to Greentrax. Never released on CD but some very fine tracks are included on this album, notably 10,000 Miles Away, Aberlady Bay, Scotland, The Rolling HiIls of The Borders… read more

The McCalmans - Listen To The Heat

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Recorded at Balerno Folk Club. This was the second McCalmans’ album for Greentrax and was recorded live at Balerno Folk Club, near Edinburgh, on a blistering hot night. Some of the highlights include I Have Seen The Highlands, Sister Josephine, Rambling Rover, First Christmans, Air Fa La La Lo and Sickening Thank You Song.… read more