13 tracks: Willy B Henderson and Bobby Jamieson - Soldier’s Joy / Deil Among the Tailors * Andrew Polson - Walking Ower da River / Grieg’s Pipes * Andrew Polson - Black Jock / Unnamed / Ladies Brest-Knots * Gibby Gray - More Grog Coming / The Lass That Made the Bed For Me / Da Teif Upon da Lum * Tom Anderson - Auld Swarra * Lell Robertson - The Shaalds o’Foula / Tilly Pump * George Sutherland - Da Flooers o’Edinburgh / Soldier’s Joy / East Neuk of Fife * Bobby Peterson - Wullafjord / Kail and Knockit Corn / MacDonald’s Reel / Cabister Head * Jimmy Johnston - Auchdon House * Henry Thomson - Put Hame da Borraed Claes / Jeannie Choke da Bairn / Oot B’aist da Vong * William Hunter Snr - Sillocks and Tatties / Sleep Sond In da Morning * William Hunter Jnr - Leaving Lerwick Harbour / The Left-Handed Tushkar / Miss Susan Cooper * Cullivoe Fiddle Band - Da Heids o’Vigon / Oot an’ In da Harbour / Sleep Sound In da Morning / Speed da Plough / Square da Mizzen.
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Recordings illustrating not only the distinctive arts of the older unaccompanied fiddlers but also the way in which the tradition is moving today.
Featuring Willy Henderson & Bobby Jamieson, Tom Anderson, Bobby Peterson, Jimmy Johnston & Pat Sutherland, Willie Hunter, Ronnie Cooper and the Cullivoe Traditional Fiddle Band.
The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the School of Scottish Studies Archives at the University of Edinburgh. The widely acclaimed collection is quite unique, and has been regarded as “the most important series of traditional recordings ever…”.