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


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Sguaban A Tir An Eorna - Traditions Of Tiree (Scottish Tradition Series vol 27) (CD)

…From The Archives of The School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh. Tiree, a low-lying island of some thirty-six square miles west of Ardnamurchan Point, lacks the mountains and hills of its Hebridean neighbours. Currently its population is about 650, although in the first half of the nineteenth century it…

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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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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 (DVD & CD) (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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News Articles

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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Eric Bogle in Edinburgh & Ireland

…Eric Bogle will be in Scotland during August 2016 and will do two performances at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh: Friday 19th August Saturday 20th August Eric will also be performing in Ireland: Wednesday 31st August - Dublin National Concert Hall  Thursday 1st September - Belfast Elmwood Hall One performance in England is still…

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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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Greentrax 2015 Full Catalogue

…​The updated Greentrax Recordings 2015 Full Catalogue is available to view or download now (pdf format).  This lists all of our currently available recordings.

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June 2015 News

…Fiddler Gordon Gunn’s new album From Wick To Wickham is now slated for release on Greentrax in September.  The original release date was August but Gordon has unfortunately sustained a bad leg injury. Alasdair Fraser recently celebrated his 60th birthday - a belated happy birthday to Alasdair. The Alasdair and…

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Eric Bogle at the Gallipoli Centenary 2015

…In April 2015 Eric Bogle was invited to the Gallipoli Centenary on Anzac Day and sang And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda at 4.40am to a large and appreciative gathering, of mainly Australians and of course the ghosts of all those boys he originally wrote the song for. Eric described…

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Mairi Campbell - Pulse

…Award-winning Scottish musician and performer Mairi Campbell steps out on a quest to heal ancient wounds. Transforming, she returns as a soundkeeper tracking Scotland’s pulse. Pulse blends traditional with elemental, weaving together movement, storytelling, animation and music to chart her journey. Live shows on 12th & 13th June 2015, 7.30pm…

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Deleted Back Catalogue Titles Now Available Again

…Anxious to complete your album collections? Greentrax can now offer many deleted back catalogue titles for the reduced price of £10.00 including: Heather Heywood - Some Kind Of Love The McCalmans - Flames On The Water Eric Bogle - Voices In The Wilderness The McCalmans - Songs From Scotland The…

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February 2015 News

…We regret to announce that Cath Mack (Greentrax Promotions) was made redundant recently and tasks will now be shared by Elaine, Pat and Ian. This step was not taken lightly and we were sorry to see Cath go but it is an indication of how the record industry, including Greentrax,…

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Luke Daniels’ Tribute to William Hannah

…William Hannah was a celebrated recording artist in the 1920s and a major influence on Jimmy Shand. Luke Daniels has painstakingly transcribed the music from 78rpm and wax cylinder recordings, and the music has been faithfully recorded by four of the UK’s finest tradition players: Luke Daniels on melodeon, Neil…

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