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Rua - Ao-Tea-Roa (CD)

Rua recorded live at the end of a tour in New Zealand. Features the fine voice of Denny Stewart plus James Wilkinson (bass and acoustic guitars), Jon Hooker (acoustic and electric guitars), and Matthew Lawrence (percussion). Another award winner. ‘This simply shines with the quality of the skill and responsiveness…

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

Rua, Dick Gaughan, Donnie Munro, Robin Laing, the late Alan Mills (Canada) and more. A large amount of relevant material was initially drawn up by Ian Green for the project and, from a pared-down shortlist of some sixty tracks, the final selection was made. Much blood and sweat (thankfully no…

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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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The Paul McKenna Band - Elements (CD)

Rua MacMillan. A band to be reckoned with, and one that Greentrax Recordings is indeed proud to have on its label. “Best folk band to come out of Scotland in the last 20 years…” (The New York Times) “The best band of their generation…” (The Living Tradition) “A band with…

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

ruary 2009 in which 173 souls perished. It is dedicated to Dave Magahey, Captain of Arthurs Creek and Strathewen Fire Brigade. This is yet another classic from Eric’s pen and ranks with his all time greats, including a personal favourite: As If He Knows. But this is not a one-track…

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

…The Haddington Pipe Band was formed in 1981, very much as a community band, and that ethos, championed by Pipe Major David Leckie and their honorary president Bill Bradford (two of the original founders), remains their guiding principle. The band, based in Haddington, East Lothian, does not take part in…

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The Paul McKenna Band - Stem The Tide (CD)

Ruaridh MacMillan, Sean Gray and Ewan Baird. “The best band of their generation…” (The Living Tradition) “A band with the potential to dominate the Scottish/Irish traditional scene for the next twenty years and be spoken about in the same breath as Boys Of The Lough…” (Fatea Magazine) “Great songs, great…

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Gabe McVarish - Eclection (CD)

Rua, Corner House, The Black Rose Ceilidh Band, Fiddlers Five, Dannsa, Phamie Gow and Ewan Robertson. The formation of Dàimh in 1998 was a milestone - these like-minded Lochaber musicians are now hailed as a ‘Gaelic super-group’, having released four albums, toured extensively and appeared on national TV and radio.…

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Daimh - Diversions (CD)

Rua (banjo, mandola), Gabe McVarish (fiddle), Ross Martin (guitar), James Bremner (bodhran) and Calum Alex MacMillan (vocals) with special guests Donald Shaw (piano, organ), Iain MacDonald (flute), Niall Vallely (concertina), Caoimhin Vallely (piano) and Norrie McIver (vocals). “These musicians were born to this. Dàimh celebrate Celtic traditions with passion and…

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Ruairidh MacMillan - Tyro (CD)

Ruaridh is an exceptional talent amongst the many fiddlers in Scotland today. Part of his Young Traditional Musician prize was this debut solo album with Greentrax Recordings. Originally from Nairn, near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, Ruairidh currently plays fiddle in the award-winning Paul McKenna Band, as well as fronting…

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Calum Ruadh, Bard Of Skye (Scottish Tradition Series vol 7) (CD)

Ruadh, a crofter and bard from Skye, died on February 25th 1978. This album is comprised of several stretches of conversation, mainly in English, and eight songs in Gaelic composed by Calum himself. Unique recordings from the archives of The School Of Scottish Studies, at long last available on CD.…

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

…A unique collection of Gaelic emigrant songs, traditional, contemporary and in a variety of styles, depicting the experiences of Highland emigrants over the past 300 years - both happy and nostalgic. The songs include those well known, such as O Mo Dhuthaich from South Uist and Cuir Culaibh Ri Asainte…

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The Paul McKenna Band - Between Two Worlds (CD)

Ruairidh Macmillan (fiddle), Sean Gray (flute, whistles) and Ewan Baird (bodhran). Their exciting sound is created through outstanding vocals, driving guitar and bouzouki, intense fiddle playing, a warm pairing of flute and whistle and dynamic bodhran and percussion. Fiddler Ruairidh Macmillan was a finalist at the BBC Radio Scotland Young…

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Malinky - Flower And Iron (CD)

…Malinky are one of Scotland’s finest song and instrumental bands, currently comprised of Fiona Hunter (vocals, cello), Steve Byrne (vocals, bouzouki, cittern, guitar), Mark Dunlop (vocals, whistles, bodhran), Mike Vass (fiddle) and Dave Wood (guitar, bouzouki). This is Malinky’s fourth album for Greentrax, and it clearly illustrates their vocal strength…

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Frankie Gavin, Rick Epping & Tim Edey - Jiggin’ The Blues (CD)

…Frankie Gavin needs no introduction, being one of Ireland’s top traditional fiddle players and a founder member of the widely-travelled Irish band De Dannan. On this quite unique album he is joined by two other brilliant musicians - Rick Epping (harmonica) and Tim Edey (guitar) - for an extraordinary Blues…

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Daimh - Crossing Point (CD)

Rua (banjo and mandola), Ross Martin (guitar), James Bremner (bodhran) and the most recent addition to the lineup, former Gaelic Mod winner Calum Alex MacMillan. Calum adds a whole new dimension with his excellent singing. Producer Iain MacDonald adds flute and whistle on several tracks, and several guests are also…

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Kathleen MacInnes - Og Mhadainn Shamhraidh (Summer Dawn) (CD)

Ruaraidh MacDonald, and with Blas, as a support act to Van Morrison. Kathleen’s various projects on television have included being presenter of Tacsi, a Scottish BAFTA award-winning television show of Gaelic and Celtic arts and culture * a part in the Gaelic soap Machair * parts on BBC comedy shows…

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Shoormal - Migrant (CD)

ruary 2001.  ‘Shetland’s best-kept secret…’  ‘Richly melodic, polished folk-pop… A mightily impressive calling card’

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Brown & Nicol - Masters Of Piobaireachd vol 4 (CD)

…Volume 4 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ - Robert U Brown and Robert Nicol - giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd, mainly through vocalisations of the tunes with some playing. This series of recordings is mainly intended for instructional purposes but…

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Jock Tamson’s Bairns - May You Never Lack A Scone (CD)

…The reputation of Jack Tamson’s Bairns is so well established in Scotland and beyond that comment is almost superfluous! The band is made up of two outstanding singers in Rod Paterson (also guitar, trump) and John Croall (also bodhran, bones, whistles) along with Ian Hardie (fiddle, vocals), Derek Hoy (fiddles)…

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‘A Little Bird Blown Off Course’ Shows

ruary 1st 2014 at The Tron in Glasgow for National Theatre of Scotland. There have been some excellent reviews in The Scotsman, The Guardian, The Telegraph and The Herald as well as a whole page feature in The Times. The show has been nominated in the Daily Record Scottish Gaelic…

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November 2013 Album & Staff News

ruary 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. Rottenrow Born is a CD and DVD combination by Ian Bruce and Ian Walker, receiving its…

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