Tag Archives: traditional

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 […]

Bruce Guthro – Celtic Crossing (CD)

Charismatic front man of the Scottish band Runrig, Canadian born Bruce’s music is based on Celtic rock inspired by the Scottish highlands. The album was recorded in Ireland, with half the songs written by Bruce, along with a few classic folk songs from Nova Scotia. “Farewell Nova Scotia” can almost be described as his home […]

Eddi Reader – Live In Japan (CD)

Recorded live at Billboard Live, Japan, in September 2011, showing off Eddi’s superb vocals and brilliant backing group. Includes favourites like Perfect and It’s Magic, finishing off with a Japanese children’s song, sung a cappella with the audience. Since the early 1980s, Eddi Reader has helped to define the landscape in which folk artists and […]

Simon Bradley Trio – Grogarry Lodge (CD)

The music was all written by Simon over the last twenty years, reflecting his time in Donegal, Manchester, Edinburgh, Asturias and Uist. The CD was recorded over four days in May 2011 at Grogarry Lodge in South Uist. One of the tracks was recorded at a concert given during these four days. Simon Bradley (fiddle, […]

Isobel Ann Martin – Duslach Is Or – Dust And Gold (CD)

Debut album from the Lewis born winner of the Traditional Gold Medal at the 2005 National Mod, Scotland’s Premier Gaelic Festival. Distinct and versatile vocals on both traditional and self-penned contemporary Gaelic songs. Isobel Ann Martin (vocals), Peter Young (percussion), Dow Tomlin (bass), Bob Williams (guitar), Calum Martin (guitar, vocals), Blair Douglas (accordion, organ, piano), […]