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Dear Fellow Celtic Music Enthusiast, We are pleased to bring you the May edition of the Music In Scotland Newsletter. Music In Scotland is a gateway to Scotland's music and is dedicated to promoting music and musicians with a Scottish connection to a world-wide audience. The site contains information on music events, free classifieds, artists, links, new CD releases etc.
New Releases available from http://www.musicinscotland.com/musicstore/search.asp SMR104CD Bill Black - 50 Years On CD 10.99 "Commemorating Bill's fifty years in the Scottish music scene, ably assisted by Mabel Gray on keyboard. Pipe Medley (Colin Thomson, Pibroch MacKenzie's Farewell, Major Manson), Jigs (Agnes Laing's Fancy, The Burnt Potato, Ada Johnstone's Fancy, Margaret Manson), Waltz (Kathleen), Skinner Medley (Scott Skinner's Compliments To Doctor McDonald, South Of The Grampians, Chromatic Hornpipe), Slow Air & Marches (Lament For Will Starr, The Duchess Of Bedford, Jennifer Cameron's March To Ockle), Piano Solo (Dill Pickles), Polka (Soprani Smile), 4/4 Marches (John Bain MacKenzie, Murray's Welcome), 6/8 Marches (The Annan Brittish Legion Pipe Band, P/M John MacKenzie), Reels (The Apple Tree, Iain Duncan, The Storrer Hornpipe, Jean's Reel), Pipe Jigs (The Fittie Boatman, Bob McPherson's Jig, John Wilson), Medley (Lament For Lockerbie, Col. N. A. Thomson Farewell To The 8th Seaforths, Thoughts Of Bobby MacLeod, Duncan Johnstone), 2/4 March & Pipe Jig (The Ross-shire Volunteers, The Jiggernaut), Continental Waltz (Aubade Charmeuse), Reels (Ken Duncan's Reel, Bill May Of Boddam, Clydeside), Tribute To Willie Hunter Piano Solo (Love Of The Isles), Skinner Medley (Kildrummy Castle, Mrs Ferguson Of Raith's Delight, Arthur's Seat), 2/4 Marches (Call To Banff, The Marchioness Of Tullibardine), Reels (The General Election, Morag's Reel, The Bonnyrigg Chase, Crackens)." SMR104 Bill Black - 50 Years On MC 7.49 CDTRAX189 Burach - Deeper CD 11.49 Winners of the presigious Scottish Folk Group Competition some years back, Burach has gone on to tour extensively throughout the world, including USA, Asia and Europe. The band has recently become fully professional and have a huge touring schedule for 2000. This is the third album by this folk/rock band led by the inimitable Sandy Brechin accordion), Gregor Borland (fiddle), the exciting voice of Ali Cherry, Doug Anderson (guitars, mandolin, etc.), Eoghain Anderson (drms & percussian) and Roy Waterson (bass guitar). Ali Cerry also pens most of the songs. And Still There, The Birds Set, Beautiful Blues, Keep On Shining, Sweet Thing, A Turn Up For The Books, Shadow Of The Night, The Life And Times Of Johnny Hattersfield, Flora Whistles, A Scandanavian Tune, Left Unsaid, Heart Of Gold, Knot Quite Silverstone. ETCDCD176 Celtic Ambience CD 3.99 "The Dirk Campbell Band - Seoladh Na Ngamhna, As It Roved Out, Mo Ghile Mear, Gilbert Paeffgen & Joe McHugh - Dayflower, Dermot Crehan - Come All Ye Young And Tender Maidens, Claire Hamilton - She Moved Through The Fair, Riverdance, Over The Hills And Far Away, Peter Miln, Daniel James & Garrick Nelson - Si Beag, Si Mor, The Blackthorn Stick/Kesh Jig, Mick Sands - Desy Wilinson's Jig, Moses Wiggins With Berni O'Sullivan - 'Til The Dance Is Over, Dirk Campbell - Junior Crehan's, Tell Her I Am, Inishkea - Kilkieran, Celtic Spirit - Black Water, Lord Of The River, Michael Franks - The Rocks Of Dawn, Waxies Dargle - After The Gael, Swallow's Tail, Gilbert Paeffgen & Joe McHugh - The Star Of The County Down/Butterfly, Gilbert Paeffgen & Joe McHugh with Shirley Grimes - Farewell Farewell." CDR046 Charlie Abel - Wild On Accordion MC 6.99 "Charlie Abel (accordion, vocals), Billy Peace (keyboards, bass), Ian Paterson (drums), Alec Bain (fiddle), Sarah Reith (tin whistle), Allan Gray (guitar), Gus MacDonald (bodhran). The Auld Fiddler/Paddy's Trip To Scotland/Concertina/Moving Cloud, Alpine Slopes, Goodnight Irene, Dan The Cobbler/The Idle Road/Tobin's Favourite, Brian O'Kanes March, McPhersons Rant/The Plough And The Stars, L'Accordeon Triste, East At Glendart/Paddy The Dandy/When Sick Is It Tea You Want, The Wild Rover/The Moonshiner,Retour Des Hirondelles, The Rambles Of Spring, Off To California/The Galway Hornpipe, The Green Fields Of France, Silver Spear/Cooleys/My Love Is In America." SMAP001 CMC: Clare McLaughlin & Marianne Campbell - Snap And Roll CD 13.39 "Two amazing fiddlers from Deaf Shepherd, Marianne is also a member of Cantychiels. Gavin Ralston provides guitar accompaniment. Julia's, Smokey Lum, At Work On The Land, Miser's Purse, Tune For Roddy, Mad Turk, Macleod Of Mull, Flowers Of Edinburgh, Trip To Galicia, New Claret, Tambo's." SMR103CD Donnie & Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band - In The Highland CD 10.99 "Donny Smith (5-row button key accordion), Diane Mearns (midi piano accordion), Davie Stewart (piano accordion) and Kevin Milne (drums). 4/4 Marches and 2/4 Marches (Follow My Highland Soldier, The Marchioness Of Tullibardine), 6/8 Marches (Major John MacLennan, Gordon Highlanders), Gaelic Waltzes (The Isle Of Mull, Mo Chailin Dileas Donn, Tha Meudail Is M'aighear S'mo Ghradh), Pipe Reels (The Ale Is Dear, Tail Toddle, Christopher John Robertson Of Tarbert, The High Road To Linton), Polka (Accordion Polka), Irish Tunes (The Sally Gardens, The Star Of The County Down), Highland Strathspeys suitable for a Schottische (The Brig O' Perth, Cutty's Weddding, Captain Horn), Pipe Jigs (Archie Beag, Jean McLean, Paddy's Leather Breeches), 2/4 Marches (Father John MacMillan Of Barra, The Man From Uist), Gaelic Waltzes (The Surge Of The Sea, Mull Of The Cool High Bens), Reels (Peat Fire Flame, Ile Bhig, The Rattling Bog), 4/4 Marches Crossing The Alps, The 51st Highland Division), Calum's Road, 6/8 Marches (Innes J. King, Here We Part)." SMR103 Donnie & Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band - In The Highland MC 7.49 REHCD533 Isla St Clair - Murder & Mayhem CD 7.49 "This special edition is a unique collection of traditional ballads about Scotland's turbulent past. Isla is joined by Joe O'Donnell on fiddle and Danny Prendergast on guitar. ""Isla St Clair brings generations of Scottish war-gaming to life. If you're looking for real Scots minstrelling, this is the genuine article."" Sunday Times Magazine." REHCD532 Isla St Clair - Royal Lovers & Scandals CD 7.49 This special edition provides an excellent introduction to discovering the musical heritage of the past. Isla's guests are Joe O'Donnell on fiddle and Danny Prendergast on guitar. The epitome of Scottish folk music, jaunty and moving by turns, with flashes of sexual intrigue in high places. Isla St Clair's voice is beautifully pure. Sunday Times Magazine. ORCCD01 Ivan Drever - Black White And Blue CD 12.59 Respected Orcadian singer and guitarist Ivan Drever is also well known throughout the world of traditional music as a songwriter, for his work with Scottish band Wolfstone and his highly successful partnership with fiddler Duncan Chisholm. Duncan accompanies Ivan on this album, with Andy Simmers on keyboards. Glasgow Rain, Annie Laurie, Fiona Halloway's/The Dashing White Spirit, The North Side, Charlie's Hame, Stevie Sings The Blues, Moira McCrossan, Where I'm Going To Be, Paul Haigh's Last Bus/Kye Goodmans, Brothers In Arms. HBCD0023 Scullion - Eyelids Into Snow: A Collection CD 12.99 "Scullion was formed in 1975 by singer/songwriter Sonny Condell, filmmaker and broadcaster Philip King and guitar supremo Greg Boland. Boland departed the band in 1986 and was replaced by Robbie Overson. In the late 80's the band went into semi-retirement, occasionally playing one-off concerts. They have delighted audiences all over Ireland and Europe with their exceptional live performances, which mix their folk rock music with hilarious on-stage banter. Eyelids Into Snow, Carol, Cooler At The Edge, The Actor, John The Baptist, Make A Move, Down In The City, Domes, Tidal Wave, The Cat She Went A Hunting, Ghosts & Heroes, Driving, Dixie, Voyeurs, Come Back Soon, Betty & Bogey, Maguire & Patterson, The Fruit Smelling Shop."
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