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Favourite Scottish Songs (Celtic Collections vol 16) (CD)

…For a’ the bairns and awbuddie else. For all the children and everybody else. This album is the result of discussion between Scottish piper and pipe-maker Hamish Moore and Ian Green about the need for a CD of ‘favourite Scottish songs’ to be available in Scottish schools - a collection…

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Keltik Elektrik Hogmanay Party 3CD Set (CD)

…Hogmanay (Scottish New Year - in case you didn’t know!) has always been a big thing in Edinburgh. For years people would gather at the Tron Kirk in the High Street to await the midnight chimes, but recently this traditional event has grown into a major international celebration with visitors…

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Alex Hodgson - The Brig Tae Nae Where (CD)

…The Brig Tae Nae Where (The Bridge To Nowhere) is the second Greentrax album by the Prestonpans singer Alex Hodgson. Twelve tracks on this album were written by Alex, plus one each by Robert Burns and Ewan MacColl. This new album is based on family memories of summer days past,…

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For Freedom Alone - The Wars Of Independence (CD)

…2014 is the 700th Anniversary of The Battle of Bannockburn and Greentrax marks this important event with this compilation of songs, music and a poem by many of Scotland’s finest artists. 2014 is also the year of The Scottish Referendum and the album recognises this historical event. The title of…

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Far, Far From Ypres - Songs, Poems & Music Of World War One (double CD)

…In 2014, the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War One, Greentrax Recordings re-launched this critically acclaimed best-selling album, first released in 2008. The album is a tribute to all the soldiers from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales, and also their Commonwealth brothers in arms from all corners of…

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Ian Bruce and Ian Walker - Born To Rottenrow (CD and DVD set)

…Ian Bruce and Ian Walker are well known singers and songwriters in their own right, and were in fact a hardworking duo some years back, but then decided to go their own solo ways. Recently the duo re-formed under the name Bruce & Walker and have been gigging around Scotland…

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

…This double CD, selling for the price of a single album, is a companion to The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry and is released at the request of Dr Gordon Prestoungrange, who commissioned the tapestry. The Tapestry was designed by the quite remarkable artist Andrew Crummy and stitched by numerous volunteers. The…

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Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas - Abundance (CD)

…Greentrax Recordings is again delighted to release another album from the hugely talented fiddler Alasdair Fraser and the wonderful cellist Natalie Haas. Alasdair, a Scot now domiciled in the USA, teamed up with Natalie Haas some years ago to form this highly acclaimed duo. Alasdair (fiddles, baritone fiddle, viola, kalimba)…

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Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition (Scottish Tradition Series vol 25) (CD)

…Bu Chaoin Leam Bhith ‘N Uibhist (Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition)  This album is the 25th in the Scottish Tradition Series of recordings from The School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh. The School and Greentrax are delighted to present this collection which, in common with…

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Barbara Dickson - To Each And Everyone (The Songs Of Gerry Rafferty) (CD)

…As a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award-winning acting career, Barbara Dickson OBE has established herself as one of the most enduring and popular artists in Britain today. She tours throughout the UK in major venues to packed houses. This is Barbara Dickson’s second album for…

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David Francey - So Say We All (CD)

…Fourteen years ago at the age of 45, David Francey began an astonishing journey from manual labourer to award-winning folk troubadour – renowned for writing with heart-wrenching honesty about struggles of the poor and working class. This album reflects his own journey through a period of struggle. “The lesson learned,”…

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Tony McManus - Mysterious Boundaries (CD)

…The extremely talented Tony McManus is now regarded as one of the foremost guitarists of the traditional / contemporary / Celtic / Americana music scenes, and regularly gigs and tours with some of the heavyweights in these musical genres from North America and elsewhere. Tony has now added another genre…

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The Flooers O’ The Forest (double CD)

…Songs and Music of Flodden, and a ‘FREE’ CD of Poetry and Prose of Flodden. Two CDs for the price of one. 9th September 2013 marks the 500th Anniversary of The Battle of Flodden, when an English Army crushed a Scottish Army. This was slaughter on both sides, on a…

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The Paul McKenna Band - Elements (CD)

…This is the third album on Greentrax by The Paul McKenna Band since their formation in 2006. Their two previous titles are Stem The Tide (2011) and Between Two Worlds (2009). At the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards in 2012, Paul McKenna won Scots Singer Of The Year, Mike…

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Ceolbeg Collected (CD)

…It is with considerable pride that 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…

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

…In 2009 Eric Bogle completed his final tour of the UK and Europe, and now confines his touring to Australia and New Zealand, which is of course a huge loss to his legions of British and North American fans. These fans will, however, be very pleased to learn that Eric…

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

…Over the years 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…

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

…This is the final album in a series of four by the much-loved Glencraig Scottish Dance Band. The series covers all the Scottish dance formats that the Glencraig Band perform - The Ceilidh, The Reel Party, Scottish Country Dances and Old Time Dances. The previous three albums were Are Ye…

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Gary West - Voicing Scotland (Folk, Culture, Nation) (book)

…Voicing Scotland takes the reader on a discovery tour through Scotland’s traditional music and song culture, past and present. West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, offering up to our ears these voices which deserve to be more…

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News Articles

Eric Bogle Not A Fan of Joss Stone’s Cover Version

…Joss Stone’s recording of Eric Bogle’s song No Man’s Land (also known as The Green Fields Of France or Willie McBride) has been released as a charity single for The British Legion. Some of the important verses or part-verses have been deleted, making what is one of the best anti-war…

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Ian Green Awarded Local Business Hero

…Midlothian & East Lothian Chamber Of Commerce - The Business Partnership Ltd (Lothians Branch) selected Greentrax Recordings Managing Director Ian Green as the winner of their Local Business Hero award. Ian is absolutely delighted and the Greentrax staff are all very proud of him. The award presenter said: Ian himself…

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Greentrax at Scots Trad Music Awards 2014

…Ian Green will be attending the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards on Saturday 13th December 2014, this year at Inverness Leisure Centre.  Tickets are on sale now from Eden Court Theatre.  Greentrax Recordings will be again sponsoring Best Live Act Of The Year.

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Far, Far From Ypres - Martignas Sur Jalle

…Charlie Milne writes: The above trip was initiated by a friendship between myself and a good, long-time friend Michel Bastida who is now the deputy mayor of Martignas. The town of Martignas is twinned with Aboyne in Aberdeenshire, and that twinning was started by a rugby relationship that I and…

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Paul McKenna Band German Tour Dates

…The Paul McKenna Band will be on tour in Germany in November 2014: 8th Nov - Rohrmeisterei, Schwerte 9th Nov - Aula des Gymnasium, Salzgitter 10th Nov - Schloss Britz, Berlin 13th Nov - Flottmann Hallen, Herne 14th Nov - Kulturstätte Schwanenteich, Mühlhausen 15th Nov - König Albert Theater, Bad…

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Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

…After selling out The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall at Celtic Connections 2014 and receiving two standing ovations in the emotionally charged main auditorium, this moving show was presented several times again in the year of Homecoming Scotland 2014. It was also in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the beginning…

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September 2014 Album & Event News

…Greentrax managing director Ian Green been nominated for the category of Local Business Hero by the Midlothian & East Lothian Chamber Of Commerce. The awards take place on 29th October. The Trad On The Tyne 2014 festival was a huge success. The Ian Hardie Memorial Concert held on 3rd September…

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Kathleen MacInnes in Concert

…​Gaelic singer Kathleen MacInnes will be performing at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday 15th November 2014 (doors and bar 7pm, start 8pm) - book tickets online here. Kathleen will be accompanied by Mike Vass (fiddle, guitar) and Mhairi Hall (piano). Special guests on the night are Rachel Newton…

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Death of Jean Redpath

…It was with great sadness that I learned this morning of the death of my friend and Greentrax artist Jean Redpath. She died in a hospice in Arizona, USA, during the afternoon of 21st August after a fairly long illness. Jean was a lovely person and never failed to phone…

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Trad On The Tyne Festival 2014

…The 2014 Trad On The Tyne Festival takes place in Haddington, East Lothian on the weekend of Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August. You can buy tickets now through the festival website. The outstanding Karine Polwart and Blazin’ Fiddles (the current Folk Band Of The Year) will be topping the…

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May 2014 Album & Event News

…The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry and companion Greentrax album are being launched on Saturday 31st May in Prestonpans Community Centre. The launch is by invitation only but the Tapestry will thereafter go on exhibition. It is an amazing work of art by Andrew Crummy and his many volunteer stitchers and is…

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Donnie Munro Album In The Pipeline

…An acoustic album by Donnie Munro is at the planning stage, a joint effort by Greentrax and Hypertension Music, Germany. Donnie’s previous albums on Greentrax are An Turas (The Journey) Live and Heart Of America (Across The Great Divide). He recently toured Germany with his band and forthcoming acoustic dates…

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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.

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Happy Birthday Ian Green!

…Mr 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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Sally Barker on The Voice

…Sally Barker of The Poozies appeared on The Voice (BBC TV) on Saturday 11th January and was chosen by Tom Jones to be her mentor.  Sally can be heard on the Greentrax album The Poozies - Yellow Like Sunshine.

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How Auld Lang Syne Took Over The World

…Dougie Vipond presented a programme on BBC TV Scotland over the festive period in which he examined the Robert Burns song Auld Lang Syne in depth. By coincidence he featured an Indian recording of the song, similar to the Bengali version included on our album The Scottish Diaspora. Vipond also…

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Christmas 2013 Newsletter

…​View or download our Christmas 2013 Newsletter (Adobe pdf format for print) with news on forthcoming releases and events, and also our Top 20 Albums in 2013.

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‘A Little Bird Blown Off Course’ Shows

…Celebrating the life and Gaelic song collection of Margaret Fay Shaw, A Little Bird Blown Off Course is a new piece of music-theatre by Fiona J Mackenzie, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and Blas Festival in partnership with the National Trust For Scotland. The musicians are Signy Jacobsdottir,…

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November 2013 Album & Staff News

…The Scottish Diaspora double CD album (for the price of one CD) is in preparation for February 2014 release.  Tracks have been selected, a front cover chosen and this will be off to the factory soon.  Much research went into this album, which is full of surprises and quite unique.…

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The Sangsters Trio

…The Sangsters vocal group are now a trio: Anne Murray MBE, John Blackwood and Fiona Forbes. They are doing gigs and are sounding great.  Read a recent biography of Sangsters at Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club’s website.See Greentrax albums featuring Sangsters.  “They are Scotland’s number one harmony group. They are indeed…

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