Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

1986-2016: Celebrating 30 Years of sending Scottish Music Worldwide.


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The McCalmans - Lost Tracks (CD)

…The McCalmans, who retired in 2010, made 26 albums and recorded over 400 songs. Finding new songs was a group passion and because of the constant influx of material, many songs never made it on to a Macs album. This album has studio recordings, rehearsal recordings, live recordings, Final Concert…

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Freeland Barbour & Friends - The Music And The Land (The Concert) (CD)

…With the stunning photography of Cailean Maclean and over 450 of Freeland Barbour’s compositions, The Music And The Land - The Music Of Freeland Barbour (a sumptuous 2-volume book in a slip-case) is a wonderful tribute to Scotland’s landscape and traditions.  The book was published by Birlinn Ltd in October…

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Eric Bogle with John Munro - Voices (CD)

…Greentrax Recordings is proud to have been associated with Eric Bogle since 1989. In those 27 years Greentrax has released all of Eric’s live and studio albums, including his collaborations with long-time buddy and touring partner John Munro, plus various compilations and the 5CD box set Singing The Spirit Home.…

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Greentrax 30th Anniversary Collection - The Special Projects (double CD)

…Greentrax Recordings Ltd, which includes the Greentrax, Culburnie, G2 and Celtic Collections labels, is a company with some 500 releases, now regarded by many as Scotland’s leading traditional music company and one of the largest independents in the UK. This “special projects” selection includes tracks from albums which were later…

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Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band - Revisited (CD)

…Pipe Major Iain Mcleod’s Selection - Five Times Champions of The World The Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band was one of the most universally recognised and successful pipe bands of all time. In its 130-year history it won virtually every competition award and accolade available. The Band was known and…

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Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna - Traditions Of Tiree (Scottish Tradition Series vol 27) (CD)

…Various singers, storytellers and piping from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh. Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna translates from the Gaelic as Sheaves From The Land Of Barley. Tiree, a low lying island of some thirty-six square miles west of Ardnamurchan Point, lacks the mountains…

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Gordon Duncan’s Tunes (Book 2) (book)

…The long-anticipated Book Two of the legendary piper Gordon Duncan‘s tune collection of marches, polkas, jigs, piobaireachd, slow airs, dances and reels. Featuring the infamous and ever-popular arrangement of AC/DC‘s Thunderstruck amongst the collection, this is a must have for all pipers. The book brings the last of Gordon’s compositions…

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Reclaimed - Pipe Music & Song From The Scottish Borders (CD)

…Pipe music and song from the Scottish Borders, presented by The Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society. This is a brilliant album in which the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society has set out to explore Border repertoire - tunes and songs with strong Border resonances, many of which have not previously…

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Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation (CD)

…In 2014 Luath Press published a book of poems, Scotia Nova - Poems For The Early Days of a Better Nation. It seemed to make sense to release an album of new songs, Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation. A steering group of like-minded…

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William MacLean - Pibroch (Scottish Tradition Series vol 10) (double CD)

…Born of a Raasay family living in Tobermory, Isle Of Mull, William MacLean was a pupil of Malcolm MacPherson (Calum Piobaire) of Badenoch, with whom he made a special study of piobaireachd. He went on to win many piping prizes, including the Argyllshire Star at Oban (1898), the Inverness Champion’s…

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Archie Fisher - A Silent Song (CD)

…Archie Fisher has been on the Scottish folk scene since the early days of the ‘folk revival’ and is known throughout the UK to anyone who loves Scottish song. He also tours North America on a regular basis and in fact this album is released by Red House Records (USA)…

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A Tribute In Music And Song To John Bellany (CD)

…The late John Bellany was born and brought up in Port Seton, East Lothian, Scotland, and went on to become an artist of international renown. His father was a boat builder in Port Seton and many of John’s paintings reflect his connection with fishing and the sea. John also had…

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Gordon Gunn - Wick To Wickham (CD)

…Gordon Gunn is one of Scotland’s top fiddlers and a member of the hugely successful Scottish band Session A9. He is also regarded as a talented composer, especially of slow airs which are the envy of all tunesmiths. Born and brought up in Wick, Caithness, Gordon was taught by the…

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Fraser & Ian Bruce - The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys (CD)

…Fraser and Ian Bruce enjoyed an extremely successful period between the years 1980 and 1986, playing festivals, concerts and folk clubs throughout the UK and other countries around the world. In one year alone they appeared as a main stage act at fourteen festivals in the UK. They made many…

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George Moss - Pibroch (Scottish Tradition Series vol 15) (CD)

…Born in Strathglass in 1903, son of an estate worker, it was while his father was working on an estate in Glengarry that George Moss, not yet in his teens, began serious study of the repertory and traditions of the Highland bagpipe. He competed on occasions but spent a lot…

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Ross Munro - Twisted Tradition (CD)

…Ross Munro started playing the bagpipes under Pipe Major John D Burgess MBE at an early age. At seventeen he joined The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. After the mega success of the Spirit Of The Glen trilogy of albums on Decca Records, in which Ross played a pivotal role as…

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The Falkirk Music Pot (double CD)

…Brian McNeill & Friends Celebrate His Home Town’s Music 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…

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Cruinneachadh Chaluim - Field Recordings of Gaelic Music and Song (Scottish Tradition Series vol 26) (double CD)

…Cruinneachadh Chaluim - Field Recordings of Gaelic Music & Song From The Highlands & Islands by Calum MacLean A double CD set with one CD consisting of songs and the other featuring instrumental music. This is the 26th collection in the Scottish Tradition Series of recordings from The School of…

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Luke Daniels - Tribute to William Hannah (CD)

…William Hannah (1891 – 1961) was born in the mining village of Blackburn, West Lothian. Having started on the mouth organ as a boy, he became well known as Scotland’s premiere melodeon player by the end of the First World War, during which he served in the Argyll and Sutherland…

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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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News Articles

Greentrax at The Scots Trad Music Awards 2016

…Greentrax is again sponsoring an award at the Scots Trad Music Awards which this year will be held in the Caird Hall, Dundee, on Saturday, 3rd December 2016. Performers on the night are expected to include the Scott Wood Band, Songs Of Separation, Wilma Kennedy, Halton Quartet, Mohsen Amini, Abercraig…

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Eric Bogle in Edinburgh, Brittany & Ireland

…Eric Bogle made a short but very welcome visit to Europe during August 2016, along with John Munro & Peter Titchener. The two concerts at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh, were sold out. The atmosphere in the hall was electric and standing ovations were the order of the day. The…

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There Was A Soldier at the Edinburgh Fringe

…A show called There Was A Soldier takes place at the Edinburgh Fringe on August 16th & 17th. This is an offshoot of Ian McCalman’s Far Far from Ypres stage project, which came about after the discovery of letters from a WW1 soldier to the late aunt of Liz Reid.…

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Daimh USA & Canada Tour - Summer 2016

…Daimh are excited to be heading back across the pond to the US during August. They’ll also be making their first trip to Ontario, Canada. They look forward to seeing some familiar faces and making new friends! The band undertook a Scottish tour in June and July. Starting off with…

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Auld Hat New Heids - Tour Dates

…​Auld Hat New Heids - four of Scotland’s top folk singers and musicians recreate the fabulous fun days of the 1960s and 70s on the Scottish Folk scene, with a tour during August and September 2016.  Come along and sing along! “Scottish songs that we all know but are now…

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Celebrating 30 Years in 2016

…Greentrax Recordings Ltd celebrates its 30th Anniversary in 2016 - it is now regarded by many as Scotland’s leading traditional music record company and one of the largest independents in the UK. At thirty years, Greentrax continues to lead the way with wide-ranging releases, from the very traditional to the…

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Greentrax Presented With Landmark Award

…On Wednesday 8th June 2016, Ian Green was presented with the prestigious Hands Up For Trad Landmark Award by Simon Thoumire at the Greentrax office in Cockenzie. The Landmark Awards exist to record the amazing landmarks that Scottish cultural organisations reach - in the case of Greentrax, 30 years of…

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Mairi Campbell: Pulse at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

…Mairi Campbell: Pulse will be playing in August at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival each day at 2.25pm between 3rd and 28th August 2016 at the Summerhall Old Lab (there are BSL interpreted performances on 18th and 25th, and no performances on the 15th and 22nd). Tickets are available from the…

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April 2016 News

…Tony McManus was on tour in Australia recently and the demand for his albums was so great that he sold out before the tour ended. Thankfully our Australian distributor Planet Distribution was able to top him up. See Tony’s current tour dates. (photo Tony McManus / Edmonton Festival) Alex Hodgson…

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The Poozies - Back On The Road

…​The Poozies are embarking on another tour in March 2016 around England and the Isle Of Man - see all dates at their website. This will be an especially poignant tour for them, as at the end they sadly say goodbye to Sally and Mairearad. Sally Barker is having a…

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Daimh Awards & Tours

…2015 was an amazing year for Dàimh. They started the year by picking up the award for Best Folk Band In Europe at the Folkherbst competition in Plauen, Germany, and finished the year by being named Folk Band Of The Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards in Dundee. They…

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Christmas 2015 Newsletter

…​View or download our Christmas 2015 Newsletter (Adobe pdf format) with news on releases and events, and also our Top 20 Albums in 2015.

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Ross Munro in Celtic Music Chart

…The first track Gravel Path from Ross Munro’s recent album Twisted Tradition is currently sitting at Number 2 in the Celtic Song Charts on Schotten Radio in Germany.   Well done Ross.

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October 2015 Album & Event News

…The Greentrax application for funding to Creative Scotland for the project Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days of a Better Nation has been turned down but we are forging ahead with it, despite the much-needed funding. There will be some 16/17 tracks on the album, most of which…

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Haddington Pipe Band 2016 Calendar

…Haddington Pipe Band has again created a calendar for the coming year, with the theme of Favourite Scenes Around Haddington & East Lothian. The calendar, which will be available from late October 2015, features a series of stunning photos of the county captured by top-grade photographers, with the views selected…

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September 2015 Album News

…The Gordon Gunn album Wick To Wickham and Fraser and Ian Bruce - The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys - have both been getting a huge amount of airplay across the UK.   Fraser Bruce has been very busy doing radio interviews all over Scotland, promoting The Best of Mrs…

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Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce & Moe Walker at the Fringe

…Ian Bruce and Ian Walker, with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker, are appearing at the Acoustic Music Centre (8.15pm) as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on 13th, 14th, 19th & 23rd August 2015 - book tickets online here. A Fringe sell-out show in 2014.  Two of Scotland’s finest singer-songwriters are…

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Scotia Nova Song Writing Project

…Greentrax Recordings and Luath Press Limited (book publishers) are jointly working on a song writing project: Scotia Nova - Songs For The Early Days Of A Better Nation.  The idea arose from a book of poems of the same title published by Luath in 2014.  Entries have been received from…

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John Bellany Tribute Album

…The 3 Harbours Arts Festival in East Lothian featured the late artist John Bellany this year, and asked Greentrax to compile an album of his favourite music and songs as a tribute to this artist of international renown. This compilation album A Tribute In Music And Song To John Bellany…

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Gordon Duncan’s Tunes - Book 2

…The Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust are planning the creation and release of the second collection of the late, great piper and whistle player Gordon Duncan’s compositions: Book Two. As well as some hidden gems, they are adding traditional compositions that Gordon made his own, including Scottish, Irish and Breton compositions…

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