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Brian McNeill - The Road Never Questions (CD)

McNeill’s prolific output of solo and duo albums he released during his time with the Battlefield Band and since moving on. Brian found selecting the tracks for this album somewhat difficult but it was a labour of love at the same time – not least because of the memories involved…

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Brian McNeill - The Baltic Tae Byzantium (CD)

McNeill released his groundbreaking album The Back O’ The North Wind in 1991, on the theme of emigration from Scotland to North America. This time the theme is emigration from Scotland to Europe. Brian McNeill (fiddle, octave fiddle, guitar, mandocello, bouzouki, viola, mandolin, cittern, concertina, bass, hurdy gurdy) with Sylvia…

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Brian McNeill - To Answer The Peacock (CD)

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 in guitarist Jed Grimes. Released to coincide with the launch of his second novel (of the same title).

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Brian McNeill - No Gods (CD)

Brian Shiels, Patsy Seddon, Davy Steele and Brass Section.  ‘A powerful display by Scotland’s most meaningful contemporary talent.’ (THE SCOTSMAN)

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Brian McNeill - The Back O’ The North Wind (CD)

…Tales of the Scots in America from the singer, songwriter and instrumentalist.  ‘Puts him in an unrivalled position at the top of the league.’ (The Scotsman)

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The Scottish Diaspora - The Music And The Song (double CD)

McNeill. In addition there are previously recorded songs from Jean Redpath MBE, Natalie MacMaster, Margaret Stewart, Fiona J Mackenzie, Mairi MacInnes, Cathy-Ann MacPhee, Coreen Scott, The McCalmans, Rua, Dick Gaughan, Donnie Munro, Robin Laing, the late Alan Mills (Canada) and more. A large amount of relevant material was initially drawn…

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The Music And Song Of The Great Tapestry Of Scotland (double CD)

…This album is being released in association with The Great Tapestry Of Scotland which is currently being stitched on panels designed by the artist Andrew Crummy, and will go on exhibition in 2013. The Tapestry, which will be longest in the world when complete, has been given the stamp of…

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Ian Green - Fuzz To Folk (Trax Of My Life) (book)

McNeill, Dick Gaughan, The McCalmans, Eric Bogle and many others, and has played a significant role in the resurgence and vitality of traditional and folk music in Scotland. An uplifting story of what can be achieved through passion and determination. Told with honesty and candour, the tale of Green’s countless…

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Lorne MacDougall - Hello World (CD)

McNeill and the folk band Canterach. He has appeared at festivals including Celtic Connections and The Cambridge Folk Festival.

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Ruairidh MacMillan - Tyro (CD)

…Fiddle) at The Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama in Glasgow. He has already toured extensively in the UK and Europe, as well as Canada, America and The Faroe Islands. With guests Tia Files (guitars, bass), Adam Brown (bodhran), Alasdair MacLeod (drums) and Brian McNeill (concertina, bouzouki). mcneill

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The Music And Song Of Edinburgh (Celtic Collections vol 13) (CD)

…A collection of music, song and one poem from Edinburgh by Scotland’s finest artistes. With some track changes and a new running order this very popular album (previously CDTRAX090) is re-released on the Greentrax Celtic Collections Series as vol 13. The album has been brought up to date with the…

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

McNeill (concertina), Davie Henderson (djembe), Brian Miller (guitar) and Kirsteen Miller (backing vocals).  ‘...the two together, whether in close-knit unison or boldly intertwined harmony, combined to authentically spine-tingling effect.’ (Sue Wilson)

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

McNeill (fiddle) - who also produced the album - Rob MacKillop (lute), James Ross (piano), Kenna Campbell (vocals), Karen Marshalsay (harps), Calum Ross (vocals), Mike Travis (percussion) and John Wallace (trumpet).

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

…3CD Digipak Compilation. 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…

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Dick Gaughan - Lucky For Some (CD)

McNeill (fiddle, cellofiddle), Stephen Quigg (vocals) and Ian McCalman (vocals). An early member of Boys Of The Lough, he was also a founding member of the legendary Scottish folk rock group Five Hand Reel. His classic album Handful Of Earth was named as Album Of The Decade for the 1980s…

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The Clear Stream (Guitar Music From Scotland And Beyond) (CD)

McNeill and Innes Watson. The aim of this album project was to record guitar tracks by some of Scotland’s finest exponents of the instrument. As always with such ambitious projects, availability of artists to attend the recording studio was an ongoing problem. Thankfully, the first artist to be recorded was…

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Scottish Women (CD)

…singers included Sheila Stewart, Sheena Wellington, Ishbel McAskill, Elspeth Cowie, Corrina Hewat, Annie Grace, Karine Polwart, Emily Smith, Mairi MacInnes, Anna Murray, Ray Fisher, Margaret Bennett, Maggie MacInnes and MacKenzie. The tour band consisted of Catriona McAffer, Annie Grace, Corrina Hewat, Brian McNeill, Mike Travis and Andy Thorburn. mcneill

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The King Has Landed (Songs Of The Jacobite Risings) (CD)

McNeill. Together they plot the history of the three Jacobite rebellions.

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Dick Gaughan - Outlaws And Dreamers (CD)

McNeill on fiddle and concertina on a few tracks. A very ‘live’ feeling.  Dick was voted one of the Top 10 Folk Voices of the 20th Century by listeners of BBC Radio 2’s Mike Harding Show.

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Gary West - The Islay Ball (CD)

McNeill. On this, his first solo album, Gary plays the Highland bagpipe, Scottish smallpipes and various whistles, and is accompanied by such talents as Wendy Stewart (harps),  Kath Campbell (piano & cello),  Colin Campbell (fiddle),  David Milligan (piano),  Carlos Arredondo (vocals & guitar) and Tony McManus (bouzouki and guitar). One…

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News Articles

Andrew Marr Picks Favourite Gaughan Track

McNeill’s song No Gods and Precious Few Heroes, taken from the album Dick Gaughan - Sail On.

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Greentrax at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards and Gala Concert 2011

McNeill - Citty Finlayson Scots Singer Of The Year - Brian is best known for being a founder and long-time member of The Battlefield Band. Since leaving the band in 1991 he has recorded several albums for Greentrax and added singing/songwriting to his already mighty reputation as a multi-instrumentalist, as…

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Ian Green’s autobiography:  ‘Fuzz To Folk - Trax Of My Life’

McNeill) “Just a note to say how good your book is. The castor came off our bed and behold it was the perfect height… my mother couldn’t reach the top cupboard and guess what… your book! Seriously, it’s a great read and insight into an amazing and adventurous journey.” (Alex…

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