Tag Archives: accordion

Stepping It Out Again (CD)

A compilation CD of traditional songs, tunes, stories and stepping from the county of Suffolk, north of England, Oxfordshire and Ulster. John Howson’s collection of recordings is housed in the British Library’s National Sound Archive. They were deposited there, digitised and catalogued as part of the Traditional Music In England Project. When he was awarded […]

Ronnie Ross – The Land That I Love (CD)

Ronnie Ross has been working in Scottish entertainment since the 1960s and is an excellent all round entertainer. He sings, plays keyboards, accordion and guitar, while his backing musicians provide guitar, banjo, mandolin, bagpipes, drums and backing vocals. He works the hotel and club circuit in the Highlands of Scotland. Well known and much loved […]

The Vatersay Boys – An Rathad A Bhatarsaigh – The Road To Vatersay (CD)

Second album – energetic, raw ceilidh music from this inimitable four piece band from Scotland’s Western Isles, who have developed a huge fan base. In January 2012, BBC Alba screened Beware The Vatersay Boys, a one hour documentary charting their lives during the six months before the band’s gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands on Hogmanay. […]

Freeland Barbour – Music For Old Time Dancing vol 2 (CD)

Accordion ace Freeland Barbour (of Silly Wizard, Wallochmor Ceilidh Band and The Occasionals fame) plays specifically for Old Time dancing. Freeland also works as a soloist, composer and producer. Jessie Stuart of Keith acted as dance consultant for this series. Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Freeland Barbour – […]

Brandon McPhee Scottish Dance Band – The Flying Scots – With Guests (DVD and CD)

  The accordion whizz-kid’s quality of playing is excellent and the title track is just superb. This young man is definitely one to watch.Brandon is the All Scotland Junior Traditional Accordion Solo Champion 2011. Brandon McPhee (accordion, harmony vocal), Alistair MacDonald (2nd accordion), Manson Grant (piano, vocals), Heather Sinclair (bass), Robert Cameron (drums). “During my […]

Elbow Jane – The Boldest Blood (CD)

Hailing from Merseyside, Elbow Jane are regarded as one of the top acoustic folk rock acts in the country. Expressive vocals and rich acoustic sound. Most of the songs are written by Woods with some collaborations with keyboard player Kev Byrne. Complete with 12 page booklet of handwritten lyrics and sleeve notes. Kevin Byrne (vocals, […]