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1986-2018: Celebrating 32 Years of Scottish Music releases


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Dick Gaughan - Sail On (CD)

…ong considered one of the great folk voices of our time, Dick Gaughan is acknowledged as one of Scotland’s most outstanding musicians

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A C Weir - This Has Been Me Since Yesterday (CD)

…Sailing Tomorrow (a powerful ballad about a man wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he did not commit) and Going Back To Georgia (a beautifully melancholic piece featuring some stunning mandolin and pedal steel guitar from Danny Mitchell, who co-wrote Midge Ure’s 1986 number 1 smash-hit If I Was). Ah Wis…

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Alan Bell - The Cocklers (Songs From A Time And Place) (CD)

…sailed on the Russian convoys and even took part in the D-Day landings before returning to the fishing) and The Minstrel (a tribute to the men and women of the variety theatre and in particular the 1930s). Every song has a real good story to it. The album was recorded…

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Mick West - Sark O’ Snaw (CD)

…One of Scotland’s finest traditional-style singers, who deserves to be more widely recognised - this album should certainly enhance Mick’s reputation. A regular act at festivals, concerts and folk clubs in Scotland, Mick West has performed in many other countries including England, Ireland, France, Germany, Russia, Estonia, Italy and Japan.…

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The McCalmans - Coming Home (Live) (CD)

…Sailing is another home-coming song about Morar, recorded a few miles from there, in Arisaig. Still Gonna Die is Shel Silverstein’s answer to healthy living. The Ian McCalman Folk Group (as they were known in the sixties) recorded Ye Jacobites By Name in 1966 but they always try to include…

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Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller - In A Bleeze (CD)

…Sailors (Phamie Gow) and Three Sailors (Michael Pentergast). Jeana has contributed two tunes and Siobhan one song. Featuring Innes Watson (guitar), Lorne MacDougall (pipes, whistle), Martin O’Neill (bodhran), Brian McNeill (concertina), Davie Henderson (djembe), Brian Miller (guitar) and Kirsteen Miller (backing vocals). ‘...the two together, whether in close-knit unison or…

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Margaret Stewart - Togaidh Mi Mo Sheolta (Along The Road Less Travelled) (CD)

…sailors who often expressed their longing for their native island and their love for the girl they left behind

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North Cregg - The Roseland Barndance (CD)

…onsist of Christy Leahy (button box), Liam Flannigan (fiddle, banjo), Ciaran Coughlan (piano), Martin Leahy (guitar, drums) and the stunning new voice of Claire-Anne Lynch, who also plays fiddle. Guest musicians Dick Powell (clawhammer banjo), Chris McCarthy (double bass) and Seamus Burns (spoons) add to an already big sound. 2006…

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No. 1 Scottish (Traditional Music From The RSAMD) (CD)

…on in 2002, and includes many of the top students at the Academy at that time, plus their tutors. The students are Liam Brown, Neil Cameron, Stuart Cassells, Kirsty Cotter, Dominique Dodge, Gillian Frame, James Graham, Kathleen Graham, Steven Graham, Claire Gullan, Fiona Hunter, Lisa Morrison, Calum MacCrimmon, Lorna MacDougall,…

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Scotland, The Music And The Song (A 20 Year Profile Of Greentrax) (3 x CD)

…on. Greentrax Recordings, ‘Scotland’s Favourite Record Company’, was launched in 1986 by retired Police Inspector Ian Green. In 2006 the company, which also includes the Culburnie label, celebrates its 20th Anniversary. The tracks for this 3CD compilation have been carefully selected by Ian from over 300 albums, showcasing the remarkable…

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Alan Bell - The Definitive Collection (CD)

…On this album Alan, director of the Fylde Folk Festival, returns to his roots as a singer and, to meet many requests from around the world, Alan and his friends have re-recorded the most popular and requested songs written in his forty-year career as a songwriter. Alan Bell was born…

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas - Fire And Grace (CD)

…one of Scotland’s leading exponents of the fiddle and has great stage presence. He has made many recordings both solo and with his group Skyedance. He is joined on this album by Natalie Haas, a stunning cellist from America, who has been touring with Alasdair. Natalie has been playing the…

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Orkney - Land, Sea & Community (Scottish Tradition Series vol 21) (CD)

…on Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. 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…

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Dick Gaughan - Prentice Piece (The First Three Decades) (double CD)

…ong lyrics.  One of the most respected and sought-after musicians in the UK, Dick Gaughan has spent years ‘on the road’ and made many recordings.  For some years his audiences have been requesting a compilation of Dick’s favourite tracks and this double CD is the result, showcasing his versions of…

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Jean Redpath - Summer Of My Dreams (CD)

…one of the most accomplished and respected Scottish singers, as well as being a household name both at home and in the USA where she now spends most of her time. Other albums include her ground-breaking work on The Songs of Robert Burns series with Serge Hovey. Instrumental accompaniment is…

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Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald - Fhuair Mi Pog (CD)

…onald’s innovative and lyrical piobaireachd style. Allan sings and plays Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes, tromb, mouthorgan and whistle.  ‘State of the art Gaelic songs and piping.’ (John O’Regan)

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Andrew Marr Picks Favourite Gaughan Track

…Broadcaster Andrew Marr was recently invited by Songlines magazine to select a favourite playlist for their free covermount CD. One of the tracks Andrew selected was Dick Gaughan’s version of Brian McNeill’s song No Gods and Precious Few Heroes, taken from the album Dick Gaughan - Sail On. sail

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