Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

Celebrating 29 years of supplying Scottish music worldwide.

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

Cast of this popular Robert Burns’ song which was part of the soundtrack of Sex And The City; The Corby Song (written by an unemployed Scotsman who followed employment to the steelworks in Corby) and sung by George Galbraith; a specially composed and recorded piece, Le Campagne di Barga (The

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The Cast - The Winnowing (CD)

Cast’s debut album, which received generous critical acclaim. Mairi Campbell (voice, viola, fiddle) and Dave Francis (guitar, voice) with Brian Shiels (double bass). Produced by Jack Evans. ‘Mairi’s powerful and moving voice, combined with Dave’s eclectic and sympathetic guitar-playing, is a combination that lends new twists to familiar songs and…

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

Castlesound Studios. The excellent artwork is by John Slavin of Designfolk. This is a beautifully balanced album with stunning performance from all and we at Greentrax are proud to release this superb tribute to Davy Steele. “A sensational album… each and every song is exceptional.” (Iain Campbell, Taplas) “This CD…

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The Cast - Greengold (CD)

Cast came into being when Mairi and Dave joined forces after meeting each other in the burgeoning traditional music and dance scene in Edinburgh. They have since performed extensively throughout the UK and Ireland, in Norway, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and North America, and have also featured on many…

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The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band - Are Ye Dancin’? (The Ceilidh) (CD)

casts on BBC Radio Scotland’s Take The Floor.  The CD booklet contains full dance instructions by Karin Ingram.  CD OF THE YEAR - Box & Fiddle Association Awards

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The Cast - Colours Of Lichen (CD)

Cast’s original songs. Mairi Campbell (voice, viola, fiddle) and Dave Francis (guitar, voice). ‘The Cast have proven that subtlety and restraint are weapons that, when used correctly, are a lethal combination. A regal grace pervades their work and an eye for creating moods and melodic textures remains their ace card.’…

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The Drambuie Kirkliston Pipe Band - A Link With The ‘45 (CD)

the 250th anniversary of the Jacobite Uprising that ended at Culloden, the fourteen sets of tunes collected here are connected with the Jacobite Rebellion, for an album unusual in concept, but with great piping.

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The Falkirk Music Pot (double CD)

The Falkirk Music Pot is one of three projects forming part of the Falkirk Creative Place 2014 Award programme. This recording project has been produced on behalf of Falkirk Community Trust and Falkirk Council by multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and author Brian McNeill.  The project has involved Brian of course and…

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Alex Hodgson - The Brig Tae Nae Where (CD)

Castle. He has also sung at the Scottish Parliament, on BBC Radio Scotland and further afield in South Africa and Malaysia. He has appeared in many amateur stage presentations and also has a great interest in storytelling. An all-round professional with a huge following, particularly in lowland Scotland. The eye-catching…

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

Castlesound Studios. Design is by John Slavin at Designfolk. This is a unique project and we believe it is the first time it has been tackled in such depth. Greentrax are proud to be involved. “My sincere thanks go to all the members for their continuing, unstinting enthusiasm for this…

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The Occasionals - Birling (CD)

Castle Sound Studios, Pencaitland, by Stuart Hamilton and True North Studios, Nairn, by Ken Allardyce, in May and June respectively, in 2012. The album contains some tracks for dancing and others for just sheer listening pleasure, but all guaranteed to gain the band many more fans. Design is by band…

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Daniel Gray - Homage To Caledonia (Scotland and the Spanish Civil War) (book)

castle University where he focussed in particular on foreign intervention in the Spanish civil war. Daniel has researched Scotland’s role in the Spanish Civil War since 2006, and lectured throughout Scotland on the topic. He has also written on the topic for Discover magazine and the Scotsman. He is currently…

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People And Songs Of The Sea (CD)

Cast, The McCalmans, The Harbour Lights Choir (Cockenzie), Blackeyed Biddy and The Fisher Folk Choir.

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Hector MacAndrew - Legend Of The Scots Fiddle (CD)

cast frequently on radio and television - in 1974 he hosted Sir Yehudi Menuhin at Blair Castle in a classic television feature on Scottish fiddle music. Unfortunately most of the music of Hector MacAndrew has been unavailable for many years so this album is long overdue. These recordings had been…

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

the 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…

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Bodega - Under The Counter (CD)

castle, by Julien Batten, under the guiding hand of Andrew Gifford (of Fiddlers’ Bid fame) and was mastered by Paul McGeechan. Various reviewers have described the band as: ‘Fiendishly gifted… Supremely gifted quintet… Clever and skilful… One of the most exciting bands to hit the scene in a long time……

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Donnie Munro - Heart Of America (Across The Great Divide) (CD)

…a journey across the north eastern states of the US with his wife and two youngest children, at the height of the Iraq War, and an earlier visit to Ellis Island immigrant reception centre. Donnie performed live to the nation from Edinburgh Castle at Hogmanay 2005, leading a cast

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The Carrying Stream (Scottish Tradition Series vol 20) (CD)

casting (radio, television and film) and have provided inspiration for singers, storytellers and instrumentalists both in Scotland and overseas.

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

the guitar playing of Tony Cuffe, Jack Evans, Dick Gaughan, Rob MacKillop, Tony McManus (with Alain Genty and Soig Siberil), Brian 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…

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Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis - Legacy Of The Scottish Fiddle vol 1 (CD)

casts of CBS Sunday Morning, Kennedy Center Honors, A Prairie Home Companion and NPR’s Morning Edition. His many recordings include Dawn Dance, which earned a 1995 Indie Award for Best Celtic Album. Paul Machlis is highly regarded for the lyricism which he brings to the Celtic repertoire and to his…


News Articles

Eric Bogle at the Gallipoli Centenary 2015

Castle on 25th April and screened on the Castle Esplanade to enable the public to see it. The event including extracts from Eric’s DVD, including his singing of And The Band Played… and All The Fine Young Men. This was reported on BBC TV and STV. Eric Bogle was born…


How Auld Lang Syne Took Over The World

Cast (also included on the Diaspora album and of course part of the Sex And The City movie soundtrack).    Discussion also centered around why so many people wrongly sing Zyne instead of Syne.


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

Cast) - Music Tutor Of The Year - Mairi is a member of The Cast, who are probably best known for their singing of Auld Land Syne in the film Sex And The City. Greentrax artist nominations also included:Steele The Show – The Songs of Davy Steele - Album Of…


Haddington Pipe Band 2016 Calendar

Castle, the Nungate Bridge and the River Tyne, and – as the back cover shot - an aerial view of Haddington. Another equally memorable series of photos has been contributed by Sarah White, whose images are of Barns Ness Lighthouse, the Goblin Ha’ at Yester Castle, Tantallon Castle and the


February 2015 News

Castle where The Music And Song Of The Great Tapestry Of Scotland is selling like hot cakes. This follows a second very successful exhibition at The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh and further excellent CD sales.


Far, Far From Ypres - Martignas Sur Jalle

cast of performers (15) for this one were Ian McCalman, Iain Anderson, Ian Bruce, Gary West, Brian Miller, Fiona Forbes, Anne Murray, Carole Prior, May Weatherston, Alan Prior, George Archibald, Jim Weatherston, Dennis Wilson, Gordon Stewart and me. Sandy Forbes helped out with the PA technicians. Several spouses also accompanied…


Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

cast comprised Barbara Dickson, Phil Cunningham, Dick Gaughan, Siobhan Miller, Ian Bruce, Stephen Quigg, Gary West (pipes), Stevie Palmer, Mairi MacInnes (Gaelic song), John Blackwood, Fiona Forbes, Anne Murray, George Archibald, Charlie Milne, Jim Weatherston, May Weatherston, Peter McCulloch, Kenny MacDonald, Gordon Stewart, Norman Gore (snare drum), Donald Hay (snare…


Andrew Marr Picks Favourite Gaughan Track

caster 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.


Daimh Tour Dates

Castle Douglas, New Galloway DG7 3RN Featuring Special Guests Kathleen MacInnes & Steve Byrne.  Start 7:30pm


BBC Alba Broadcast Of Gordon Duncan Programmes

cast two wonderful tributes to Gordon Duncan this year. Dha Gordon a-mhain (Just for Gordon) was a documentary about Gordon’s life, and his tunes which became a mainstay of the Scottish traditional music repertoire. It featured the musicians that knew and played with him, and those who continue to be…


Fiona J Mackenzie tour dates

cast - free entry Aug 20th - Medicine Show, The Greenhouse, Dingwall


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

castle Secondary School, Edinburgh, and thereafter Ian became an apprentice gardener under his father at the Convent of The Sacred Heart / Craiglockhart Training College, Edinburgh. Ian describes sporting success in cycle speedway before signing on for three years in the Army where he served as a motor mechanic in…


Fiona J MacKenzie’s Duan Nollaig Christmas TV show

cast again on BBC Alba at 8.15pm on Christmas Eve and also on STV around 11.30pm, also on Christmas Eve. Fiona performed songs from her album A Good Suit Of Clothes at Brodie Castle, Moray, recently and a contemporary ballet dancer interpreted some of the songs. See a profile of…



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