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Fiona J Mackenzie - Deagh Dheis Aodaich (A Good Suit Of Clothes) (CD)

Greentrax, following the groundbreaking Duan Nollaig (A Gaelic Christmas). Fiona won the Ladies’ Gold Medal at the Royal National Mod in 2005, and in 2004 won the Scots Trad Music Awards Personality Of The Year - she has twice been nominated for STMA Gaelic Singer Of The Year. This album…

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People And Songs Of The Sea (CD)

Greentrax back-catalogue, plus items licensed from Broken Fiddle Records, Corries Music Ltd, Drinkers’ Drouth, Kettle Music, Red House Records and Harbour Lights (choir). Three tracks were specially recorded, including two songs by Shona McMillan, an instrumental track from Gerry and Donal O’Connor (reflecting the Irish fishing connection), and the Fisher…

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Eric Bogle - Live At Stonyfell Winery (DVD)

Green Fields of France / Willie McBride), Leaving Nancy, Now I’m Easy, Shelter, If Wishes Were Fishes - are now beginning to rival Matilda in the icon stakes. Eric’s songs have been recorded by Joan Baez, Mary Black, Jean Redpath, June Tabor, Donovan, John Williamson, Billy Bragg, The Pogues, The…

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Eric Bogle - The Dreamer (CD)

Green Fields of France), Leaving Nancy, Now I’m Easy, Shelter, If Wishes Were Fishes - are now beginning to rival Matilda in the icon stakes. Eric’s songs have been recorded by Joan Baez, Mary Black, Jean Redpath, June Tabor, Donovan, John Williamson, Billy Bragg, The Pogues, The Fureys and The…

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Hector MacAndrew - Legend Of The Scots Fiddle (CD)

Greentrax Recordings and this album is the result. Hector MacAndrew was possibly the greatest exponent of the Scots fiddle tradition of his generation and although he died in 1980 he is still the benchmark by which all Scots fiddlers should be measured. It is impossible to meet a notable Scottish…

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Tony McManus - The Maker’s Mark (CD)

Greenfield, Charles Hoffman, William Kelday, Randy Lucas, Michihiro Masuda, Linda Manzer, Lance McCollom, Paul McGill, Paul Reed Smith, Bill Tippin, Jeff Traugott, Joe Veillette and Kathy Wingert. The Maker’s Mark was born of an idea hatched at the 2007 Swannanoa Gathering USA, where Tony McManus and Dream Guitars owner Paul…

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

Greentrax Celtic Collections Series as vol 13. The album has been brought up to date with the substitution of some recent and previously unavailable recordings, while the running order was altered to make the new release a much more balanced compilation. Some of the songs catalogue important historical events while…

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Archie Fisher - Windward Away (CD)

Greentrax subsequently licensed that recording (CDTRAX020) and more recently their Off The Map live album (CDTRAX270), both from Garnet’s Snowgoose Songs label. It is not as if Archie went into musical hibernation. During this time he was still writing, touring and performing as well as presenting BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship…

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

Greentrax, she researched many of the songs through the School of Scottish Studies. This recording contains some gems of the older Gaelic songs. Margaret has been employed by the Tobar An Dualchais / Kist o’ Riches project as one of two Gaelic song specialists who are cataloguing the Gaelic song…

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Fiona J Mackenzie - Duan Nollaig (A Gaelic Christmas) (double CD)

Greentrax Recordings) this double CD is the first recorded collection of Gaelic Christmas carols and songs for all ages. Fiona has been inundated by requests for this material, in particular for Gaelic medium classes in Scottish schools to work with. Included are some brand new carols being performed for the…

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The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band - Are Ye Askin’? (The Reel Party) (CD)

Greentrax album The Ceilidh - Are Ye Dancin’? (CDTRAX303) Nicol McLaren (lead accordion), Isobelle Hodgson (piano), Gordon Howe (fiddle), Neil Caul (2nd accordion), John Sinton (double bass) and David Bell (drums). There are many different styles of Scottish Dance (Ceilidh, Reeling, Scottish Country Dance and Old Time are just four…

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Gordon Duncan - Just For Gordon (CD)

Greentrax Recordings - Just For Seumas, The Circular Breath and Thunderstruck - between 1994 and 2005. A search of various archives, subsequent to his death, revealed some vintage Gordon Duncan solo piping in BBC Pipeline sessions, competitions and other sources from which the tracks on this album have been gleaned:…

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Gordon Duncan’s Tunes (book)

Ian Duncan, the first volume of Gordon Duncan’s Tunes is now published. Containing around 50 of his original compositions, some of them well known but many more which had yet to see the light of day. This collection is a ‘must have’ for pipers and other traditional musicians. The music…

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Robin Laing - One For The Road (CD)

Greentrax) which fully illustrate the breadth of his musical abilities. Robin is also one of those lucky individuals who has turned his hobbies and interests into a career. Robin is passionate about whisky, Scotland’s most important export, her most successful traditional industry and perhaps her greatest contribution to humanity! Robin…

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Celtic Women From Scotland (Celtic Collections vol 12) (CD)

Greentrax back catalogue. Each song has the theme of love and reflection, resulting in an album of very powerful songs, old and new, superbly interpreted by some of Scotland’s finest Gaelic and Scots women singers. From Cathy-Ann MacPhee’s stunning version of the Gaelic rallying song Canan Nan Gaidheal, to Gill…

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Ceilidh Minogue - Ceilidh Minogue (CD)

iano and the guitar of Duncan Findlay cater for the most refined tastes in accompaniment, and Alastair Morrow’s kit drumming is the uniquely meaty stock behind the Ceilidh Minogue sound. Add a sprinkling of jazz horns to season, and the resulting musical mix should appeal to the discerning palate looking…

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Kevin MacLeod - Dorney Rock (CD)

Greentrax are Springwell (CDTRAX178) and Polbain To Oranmore (with Alec Finn CDTRAX239).  ‘A rare fluency on the mandolin’ (Simon Mayor)  ‘Springwell is a fine example of a musician exploring parallel traditions in a fresh and original way’ (Rock

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The McCalmans - Scots Abroad (CD)

Greentrax Recordings for 20 years and Greentrax is delighted to celebrate with them on their 20th Anniversary with this fine album.

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Bodega - Bodega (CD)

Bodega are Gillian Chalmers (Fraserburgh

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

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 Greentrax…

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News Articles

Happy Birthday Ian Green!

Greentrax - Ian Green - was 80 years young on 29th January! He was overwhelmed with birthday wishes and it was impossible to acknowledge each.  Thanks to all from Ian!

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

Greentrax Recordings managing director Ian Green’s autobiography Fuzz To Folk - Trax Of My Life is now available. It is published by the respected Edinburgh publisher Luath Press and is available from Music Scotland, Waterstone’s Books and Amazon.co.uk. Also available direct from Greentrax. It has been Book Of The Month…

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Death of Ian Hardie

Green was proud to have Ian Hardie on the Greentrax books and considered him a good friend as well as a great musician.  He will be sadly missed.

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Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

Green will take care of promotion. Celtic Connections, Glasgow - January 2014 The latest sell-out concert of Far, Far From Ypres - the stage show which arose out of the double album of the same title, Songs Poems And Music Of World War I - took place in the main…

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Homecoming Scotland 2014 Albums

Greentrax Recordings is proud to present the following four albums as part of the Homecoming Scotland 2014 celebrations. Each of these albums was put together with a lot of love and attention to detail, which is confirmed by the quality of the songs and music plus the extensive sleeve notes.…

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November 2013 Album & Staff News

Greentrax team welcomed Elaine back in October and already our systems are working more efficiently! Thanks to those who sent good wishes to Elaine.  ‘Auld Greenie’ - Ian Green - is 80 in January but still at the helm, and his book Fuzz To Folk continues to sell.

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The Sangsters Trio

Greentrax albums featuring Sangsters.   “They are Scotland’s number one harmony group. They are indeed the sultans of Scottish song. Stunning close harmonies, well chosen material and some awfy funny asides - that’s Sangsters.” (Ian McCalman)

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David Francey Tour Dates

Greentrax in August 2013.  “One of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers…” (Toronto Star)

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Barbara Dickson UK Tour Dates

Greentrax - To Each And Everyone (The Songs Of Gerry Rafferty)​. For the most up-to date information on dates, venues and tickets, see the current tour dates on Barbara’s website.(photo by Brian Aris)

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Trad On The Tyne Festival Shortlisted For Award

Green (Greentrax MD) is the Honorary President of the festival.

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Munro, O’Callaghan & Titchener UK Tour

Greentrax titles featuring John Munro. “A trio that can write good quality songs, sing them with beautiful harmonies and play instruments as only experienced session and backing musicians can and must do, is a rare thing. This was a most enjoyable concert. Stories, explanations, the self-deprecation and the friendly jibes…

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The Paul McKenna Band 2013 Tour Dates

Greentrax - Stem The Tide and Between Two Worlds - with a new album to be released in June 2013 (currently being mixed and mastered). This year the band will be visiting Belgium, Germany, Austria and the United States, as well as travelling within Scotland and England. This will be…

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Winners at The 10th Scots Trad Music Awards

Greentrax artists Mike Vass who won Composer Of The Year and Paul McKenna who won Scots Singer Of The Year - many congratulations. The late Ian Hardie, and Roddy MacLeod MBE were inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall Of Fame. See a list of all the winners.

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Christmas Download Single from Fiona J Mackenzie

Greentrax album Duan Nollaig (A Gaelic Christmas). The single is to be released for Christmas 2012 and will be available on iTunes and other download stores. Fiona is a former Gaelic Mod winner, and BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards winner. ​Hear a clip of the track here, or download…

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Scots In The Spanish Civil War - ¡No Pasaran! - On Stage At Celtic Connections 2013

Greentrax is proud to announce that Donald Shaw is including a stage presentation of ¡No Pasaran! - Scots in The Spanish Civil War in the Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow on Sunday 20th January 2013, as part of the Celtic Connections festival. Greentrax has invited Ian McCalman to act as musical director,…

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Greentrax receives Hands Up For Trad’s first Business Limelight Award

Greentrax Recordings are the first recipients of Hands Up For Trad’s Business Limelight Award. The ‘Limelights’ are a monthly initiative launched in October 2012 that recognises the outstanding contributions made by businesses and organisations who contribute, shape and influence the arts and cultural sector in Scotland today. Hands Up For…

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The Great Tapestry Of Scotland Songwriting Competition

Greentrax was Benny Gallagher (of Gallagher & Lyle) with his song Tusitala. There was excellent response to this competition and there were some very fine songs.   It was a pity that only one could be included on the album.   It wasn’t an easy call for our judges. The…

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Steele The Show To Headline At Trad On The Tyne

Green (Greentrax MD) is the Honorary President of the festival. The show, which was a huge hit at last year’s Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, has been curated by Patsy Seddon. It will be performed in Haddington on Saturday 1st September and will feature a host of top-flight musicians, including…

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

Greentrax artists who won at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2011. The Awards took place at Perth Concert Hall on 3rd December, and included a Gala Concert and Festival Club. Winning an award at the glittering ceremony, hosted by Mary Ann Kennedy and Tony Kearney, is one of…

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The McCalmans (1964-2010) DVD

Greentrax direct by telephone or alternatively online from MusicScotland.com - PAL format, Region 0, MACSDVD131 - running time 2hrs 45mins. Featuring their Final Concert Uncut at The Queens Hall, Edinburgh on 10th December 2010 (5 Star Scotsman review), and archive footage The Good Old Days. 1st SET Rolling Hills of…

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