Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

Celebrating 29 years of supplying Scottish music worldwide.


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Ceolbeg Collected (CD)

Greentrax presents this collection of some of the highlights of the music of Ceolbeg. Both the band and Greentrax are very proud of what this mainly part-time band achieved over so many years, and the contribution they made to the music of Scotland over almost three decades. Ceolbeg is arguably…

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Eric Bogle with John Munro - A Toss Of The Coin (CD)

Greentrax had the great honour a number of years back to release an entire album of John singing his own songs, Plying My Trade. His two contributions on this album - Absolution and Glory Days - are excellent and confirm, if confirmation is needed, of Eric’s admiration for his loyal…

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Celtic Airs And Reflective Melodies (Celtic Collections vol 15) (CD)

Greentrax Recordings has received many requests for an album exclusively of slow airs and reflective melodies and this album has been released to fulfil that need. The Greentrax back-catalogue was carefully searched and after much deliberation we arrived at this selection. The music is performed by many of Scotland’s most…

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

Greentrax was invited to release a double album of songs and music representing forty of the panels. The panels represented are (in the same order as track listing): CD1: The Ring of Brodgar, Orkney * Columba in Iona * Lordship of The Isles * Battle of Bannockburn * Orkney &…

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The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band - Ah’m Dancin’ (Old Time Dances) (CD)

Greentrax are proud to be involved.  “My sincere thanks go to all the members for their continuing, unstinting enthusiasm for this project ... This series of four CDs has been a delight to work on.” (Nicol McLaren)

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The Occasionals - Birling (CD)

Greentrax. Their previous album was The Full Set, a very exciting package with twelve dances on DVD, historical footage of the band on tour, written instructions for the dances and a CD with the music for these dances plus bonus tracks. The other Occasionals albums on Greentrax are Back In…

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¡No Pasaran! (They Shall Not Pass) - Scots In The Spanish Civil War (CD)

Greentrax World War 1 album Far, Far From Ypres and Greentrax is proud to release the album in memory of the Scots who fought and died in the fight against fascism in Spain. As with the Far, Far From Ypres collection, Ian McCalman got behind the new project and recorded…

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Kilmarnock Edition - Pay It Forward (CD)

Greenock singer Yvonne Lyon (vocals and piano). Alex and Fiona both already have solo albums on Greentrax. The band recorded their debut album at Watercolour Studio in May. It was produced by Graeme Duffin, David Lyon and Nick Turner. Additional recording was by Graeme Duffin and Sandy Jones at The…

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Fiona J Mackenzie - Archipelago (CD)

Greentrax. Archipelago is a collection of songs in Gaelic, Scots and Norn from islands all across Scotland, from Shetland in the far north to Ailsa Craig in the south. Fiona is a native of Morayshire and has lived in Dingwall, near Inverness, for the last 23 years. She was brought…

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A Highland Journey vol 2 - Music In The Glen (Celtic Collections vol 14) (CD)

Greentrax catalogue. This second musical tour of the beautiful Scottish Highlands, including actual environmental sounds of the glens, lochs, mountains and the Great Forrest of Caledon, is a very welcome and long awaited addition to the Celtic Collections Series. Featuring ancient airs and dance tunes from the uniquely beautiful Highlands…

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Rura - Break It Up (CD)

Greentrax is at the cutting edge of contemporary young bands pushing traditional music beyond restrictive boundaries. Greentrax is proud to present Rura to a wider audience and a great future for the band is envisaged. Band members are David Foley (bodhran and flute), Steven Blake (pipes and whistles), Jack Smedley…

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The Haddington Pipe Band - The Haddington Turnpike And Other Great Pipe Tunes (CD)

Greentrax was involved in. Ian Green was so impressed with the organisation of this project and the community work undertaken by the band that he nominated the Haddington Pipe Band for the ‘Pipe Band Of The Year’ category of the Scots Trad Music Awards 2009. The band won the category.…

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Music And Song From Scotland - The Greentrax 25th Anniversary Collection (double CD)

Greentrax Recordings Ltd celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a double CD collection for the price of one CD. The double CD is a compilation of 25 tracks, plus two bonus tracks, all of very special relevance and significance to the label and its managing director, Ian Green. The tracks selected…

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The McCalmans - Final Concert Uncut - The Good Old Days (DVD) (DVD)

Green Grow the Rashes (Robert Burns) * The Last Leviathan (Andy Barnes) * Kirsteen (Trad). SESSIONS, INTROS and FAST SONGS The Holly She Bears A Berry * Lucky Puppy (introduction) * Embarrassing shanties and Derek’s only interview. * Dido Bendigo and Snow White * Pav (introduction) * White Christmas at…

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Brian McNeill - The Road Never Questions (CD)

Greentrax Recordings in 1991. This was followed in 1995 with ‘No Gods’, also on Greentrax, (CDTRAX098) which had a huge sound and even included a brass section. It also included contributions from his close buddy Dick Gaughan. In between times, Brian teamed up and recorded a duo album, ‘Horses For…

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Robin Laing - Whisky For Breakfast (CD)

Greentrax: ‘Edinburgh Skyline’ (CDTRAX021), ‘Walking In Time’ (CDTRAX072) and ‘Imaginary Lines’ (CDTRAX185). Robin has also published two books with Luath Press Limited. The new album consists of fifteen of Robin’s own songs plus a bonus track, ‘Ein Letztes Glas’, the words of which are by Hans-Willi Ohl and set to…

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The Paul McKenna Band - Stem The Tide (CD)

ianship and, best of all, great enthusiasm. This outfit really enjoy their music and it shows. Audiences give an ecstatic response wherever they play…” (Edinburgh Folk Club)

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Steele The Show - The Songs of Davy Steele (CD)

Green, Andy Thorburn, Donald Hay and Gary West, plus Damien O’Kane plays guitar on the Kate Rusby track. With the exception of ‘Butterfly’ (recorded by Joe Rusby at Pure Records), and two other tracks, the album was recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevock Studios. ‘Farewell Tae The Haven’ is from…

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The Battle Of Prestonpans 1745 - Music And Song Of The Campaign (CD)

Green of Greentrax dropped in to view it and found several of the stitchers singing as they worked, a well-documented Scottish tradition. It occurred to him it would be most appropriate to record the women for a track on the album - the ladies named themselves The Panel Beaters and…

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Alex Hodgson - Jeelie Jars ‘n’ Coalie Backies (CD)

Greentrax Recordings. He carries on the fine tradition of Prestonpans song writing from the late Davy Steele. Alex was a finalist in the ‘Burnsong’ song writing competition in 2005 and 2009 and since then he has appeared live on the BBC Radio Scotland hogmanay show and with Robbie Shepherd’s popular…

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News Articles

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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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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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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The Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust

Green is a member, recently held its Annual General Meeting and is again inviting applications for awards from the Trust. Applications are invited from any young person up to the age of 30, living or working in Scotland, who is finding that their financial circumstances are making it difficult to…

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